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

2021.11.26
ABSTRACT After the income compensation program for rice was changed to basic direct payment, Rice farmers were very concerned that rice price volatility would increase. The Korean government amended the existing Grain Management Act to dispel the concerns of rice farmers and to successfully...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
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2021.09.27
ABSTRACT This study conducts analysis of online grocery markets by exploiting Web scraping and examines advantages and limitations of Web scraping for online market studies. On one hand, findings report that daily price variation appropriately reflects actual aspects of market situation, price...
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2021.09.14
ABSTRACT Knowing the changes in the food industry caused by COVID-19 can help plan mid- to long-term measures in the future. In this regard, this paper examined the changes in the food market in Korea due to COVID-19 in detail and attempted to derive policy implications from them. Due to the...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
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2021.09.13
ABSTRACT The conflict between the US and China is highly likely to have a negative impact on South Korea. In order to alleviate the external economic crisis caused by the global economic crisis, it is actively engaging in economic cooperation with ASEAN. In 2017, South Korea government announced...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
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2021.08.23
ABSTRACT Korea is a country that has succeeded in reforestation. Now, our people are living in green forests with various benefits. Korea Forest Service (KFS) played a major role to make forests at the current level. This article was prepared to introduce Korean forest policies that contributed...
Country: Korea Topic: Forestry
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