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

2024.03.19
ABSTRACT In Korean agriculture, rice holds not only the status of being a staple food but it also remains the predominant crop for a significant proportion of farmers. However, a persistent trend of structural oversupply of rice has been ongoing since the late 1990s, with an overproduction of...
Country: Korea Topic: Agribusiness
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2024.01.29
ABSTRACT Food delivery applications have grown rapidly in recent years, fueled by increasing consumer demand for convenience and prepared foods. Previous studies on what factors encourage consumers to use delivery platforms rely largely on survey data, likely due to the lack of availability of...
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2023.11.17
ABSTRACT To address the crisis of population decline at the local level, the South Korean government is allocating KRW1 trillion (US$769.2 million) annually, starting from 2022. This funding will be provided to support basic and metropolitan local governments that have been designated as ‘...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
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2023.11.15
ABSTRACT Korea’s agricultural income per farm household in 2022 was KRW9.49 million (US$7,342), the largest decline since statistics were compiled. The low level of agricultural income, which has not exceeded KRW10 million (US$7,740) over the past 30 years, threatens the sustainability of Korean...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
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2023.11.15
ABSTRACT As the elderly population continues to grow and strains public medical finances, there is a pressing need for innovative solutions to address the impending exhaustion of resources for elderly care. One such solution is the concept of community care, which offers an alternative approach...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
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