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

Latest Submission from Korea

ABSTRACT Currently, livestock is one of the fastest-growing agricultural subsectors in developing countries. However, in Korea, livestock production is likely to be increasingly affected by many of external factors including, incorporation of the global economy, a dramatic decrease in population...
Country: Korea Topic: Smart agriculture
INTRODUCTION Since 2011, Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) has conducted the “Consumer Attitude Survey for Processed Food (CASPF)” to identify processed food consumers’ awareness, purchasing behavior, and lifestyle in a systematic way. The purpose of this survey is...
INTRODUCTION In the process of economic development in Korea, the agricultural sector contributed to the development of the Korean economy by providing land, labor and capital to secondary and tertiary industries in addition to contributing to the preservation of land resources and the...
Country: Korea Topic: Overview
ABSTRACT Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) had quarterly conducted the Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) to analyze households’ current conditions and changes of living until 2016. In 2017, the Household Income and Expenditure Survey was divided into two sections: a quarterly survey on...
Country: Korea Topic: Agribusiness
ABSTRACT The Korean agricultural situation is expected to change more rapidly in future. In particular, the globalization and expansion of food markets in the world following the expansion of market liberalization would also require a new agricultural paradigm. It is important to seek a new...
Country: Korea Topic: Smart agriculture