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

2019.05.14
INTRODUCTION The Smart Farm government policy started with the rapid opening of the oversea market with trading economies such as the US and the EU has progressed rapidly. In the agricultural sector, since 2004, R & D for agricultural and ICT convergence has expanded and begun to pursue...
Country: Korea Topic: Smart agriculture
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2019.05.14
INTRODUCTION Government budget can be divided into budget and fund by the way it is managed. And there are two ways of financing a project: investment or lending. Government budget is divided into central government budget and local government budget, each of which can be subdivided into general...
Country: Korea Topic: Agricultural finance
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2019.04.09
INTRODUCTION The Korean agricultural sector faces a number of challenges to be solved despite its rapid economic development. The Korean agriculture is characterized by small-sized family farming. Average farmland size is around 1.5 ha per farm which is the smallest among OECD member countries....
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
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2019.04.08
ABSTRACT This article is a translated excerpt of Expanding Farmers’ Income and Farm Management Safety Nets which is the first chapter of Action Plan of Agricultural Policy Task of 2018-2022 Development Plan for Agriculture, Rural Community and Food Industry prepared by Ministry of Agriculture,...
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2018.11.21
ABSTRACT Like many countries, rural poverty was one of the most important issues to be solved at the initial stage of economic development in Korea since the early 1960s. The objective of this study is to draw policy implications for alleviating rural poverty based on the experiences of Korea in...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
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