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

2023.02.23
ABSTRACT In the past, the direct payment program in the agricultural sector was concentrated on rice, and problems such as fairness with other crops, overproduction of rice, and limitations in terms of improving public function have been raised. So the Korean government promoted the...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
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2023.02.21
ABSTRACT This study tries to develop a new type of consumer prices index by utilizing price and quantity data of food items collected daily from online grocery stores via web-scrapping, E-CPI. The E-CPI introduced in this study is developed by weighing prices by quantity sold collected for...
Country: Korea Topic: Agricultural e-commerce
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2023.01.12
ABSTRACT In this study, we present how cooperatives help the elderly in the "food desert" and how it runs businesses with lower profits. We introduce a special cooperative, Dong-Rak-Jeom-Bbang (hereafter DRJB) which runs the business in a small village in South Korea. The food desert is...
Country: Korea Topic: Rural development
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2022.11.21
ABSTRACT Climate change has affected the entire world. Without exception, the impacts of climate change are becoming evident across the Korean peninsula. In order to mitigate the impacts and damage caused by climate change, in particular, the Korean agricultural sector is required to play a more...
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2022.11.18
ABSTRACT Crop insurance program becomes an important farm financial support for farm operators in Korea. Understanding behavior changes of farms in response to the participation in crop insurance program is critical to identify the ability of the policy to meet its goals. This study examines the...
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