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.

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Latest Submission from Korea

2021.07.22
ABSTRACT The spread of Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) in Korea made people stay at home, which yields that households reduce their frequency of going to supermarkets and grocery stores to buy foods and that many households make order delivery or take-out of foods instead of eating at...
Country: Korea Topic: Agribusiness
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2021.07.19
ABSTRACT Recently, the number of vacant houses that are neglected or not properly managed in rural areas is increasing in Korea. Most of them are severely worn out and not properly managed to the extent that they have to be demolished. Therefore, it has a more negative impact on the security,...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
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2021.05.04
ABSTRACT Korea's agriculture has rapidly developed into smart agriculture incorporating advanced digital technology. Recently, with the emphasis on the consumption sector, it is important for agricultural product producers to develop and produce varieties with superior quality and safety in...
Country: Korea Topic: Smart agriculture
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2021.04.20
ABSTRACT It has been pointed out that the direct payment system of rice caused an oversupply of rice. In addition, polarization of direct payments according to the size of farms was also raised as a problem. Accordingly, in 2020, the Korean government reorganized the former direct payment system...
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2020.11.27
ABSTRACT Since the Korea-Vietnam FTA went into effect, Vietnam’s imports of Korean agricultural and livestock products have increased 26.6% annually due to lower tariff rates. Vietnam exported $460 million worth of agricultural and livestock products to Korea in 2018, the fourth-largest export...
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