Jeong-bin Im

Jeong-bin Im

Jeong-Bin Im is Professor of Department of Agricultural Eonomics and Rural Development in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University. Professor Im holds Ph. D. in Agricultural and Resources Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park (U.S.A) after having M.A and B.A. from Seoul National University.

His academic research and publication covers a wide range of agricultural policy and trade topics such as agricultural direct payment program, WTO and Free Trade Agreement(FTA) issues. He is contributing to many academic journals, as editorial board member for Journal of Korean Agricultural Policy, Journal of Korean Livestock Management and as Editor-in-chief for Journal of Korean Agricultural Economics.

In addition, he has advised several developing country governments, international organizations as well as various Korean ministries on agricultural policy and trade issues. Professor Im is currently working, among others, as Chair for Evaluation of FTA Compensation System Forum and Chair for Dietary Education Forum, and served as a Member of Presidential Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Policy.

Join FFTC-AP since 2013
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Latest Submission from Korea

2020.05.05
ABSTRACT Direct Payment Schemes (DPS) has played a central role in Korean agriculture, but not free from caveats and criticism. Against those problems, DPS reform has been in active progress these days. The author attempts to provide suggestions as follows. 1) The goal of the reform should be...
Country: Korea Topic: Agricultural finance
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2020.03.19
Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) had quarterly implemented the Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) to analyze households’ current conditions and changes of living. This article analyzes the state and the prospects of Korean households’ expenditure on processed foods in 2018, based on the raw...
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2020.03.09
Introduction POS (point of sale) system was developed in the U.S to prevent a merchant from calculated-mistake and cheating. It is being used as an important data for understanding the market situation as the value of the structured data is recognized. By using POS data from Nielsen Korea in...
Country: Korea Topic: Agribusiness
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2019.12.09
ABSTRACT As the youth unemployment continues to rise in urban areas and the baby boomer generation retirees move to rural areas, the Korean government has implemented various policies for stable settlement for returned farmers and residents and revitalizing the economy of rural villages. The...
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2019.12.09
INTRODUCTION The Korean liquor industry has been growing steadily under the government’s institutional regulations and protective measures. Since the late 2000s, however, the competitive environment has been changing structurally due to changes in consumer preferences such as the opening of...
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