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Kim, Jong Bum (김종범)

Professor of International Trade Law
J.D., May 2004, Duke University School of Law
Law and Development, Understanding FTA, International Trade Law and Policy

jongbumkim@yonsei.ac.kr
82-2-2123-6288 · Room : 614

Profile
Dr. Kim has received BA from Columbia University, M. Phil. from the University of Oxford, and Ph. D. from the University of California, Riverside. In addition he was awarded his J.D. from the Duke University School of Law. Dr. Kim  has published extensively in the field of international economic law in journals including Journal of International Economic Law, Journal of World Trade, and World Trade Review. Besides his scholarly background, Dr.Kim has also served as Director of FTA Goods Negotiation Division in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and represented the Korean Government as Lead Negotiator in the KORUS FTA.

Homepage

https://sites.google.com/site/jbkim2004
Education
  • J.D., May 2004, Duke University School of Law
  • Ph.D. in Economics, March 1995, University of California, Riverside, California
  • M.Phil. in Economics, June 1988, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • B.A. in Economics, May 1986, Columbia University, New York, New York
Professional Services
  • Professor, Yonsei University GSIS, since September 1, 2012.
  • Associate Professor, Yonsei University GSIS, since March 1, 2010.
  • Associate Professor, KDI School of Public Policy, since February 1, 2007.
  • Director, FTA Goods Negotiation Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, December 2004- January 2007.
  • Trade Specialist, International Trade Law Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT), Seoul, Korea, July 1998 - July 2001.
  • Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), Seoul, Korea, June 1995 - July 1998.(KIEP is a public policy think-tank under the Prime Minister''s Office).
  • Legal Cousel, part time, FTA Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Jan.-March 2009.
  • Legal Cousel, full time, Trade Law Team, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 2004-December 2004.
  • Summer Associate, Kaye Schoeler LLP, Washington DC, May 2003-August 2003.
  • WTO Indicative List of Panelists, Since March 2000
Courses and Current Research Area
  • Understanding Free Trade Agreements
  • International Trade Law
  • Law and Development
Academic Publications
  • Refereed International Journal


  • Kim, J. B. (2012). The Evolution of Preferential Rules of Origin in ASEAN's RTAs: A Guide to Multilateral Harmonization, Journal of World Trade, forthcoming, Vol. 46(6).

    Kim, J. B. (2012). Dual WTO Notifications of RTAs with Non-reciprocal Trade Liberalization, Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 15(2).

    Kim, J. B. and Kim J. (2011). The Role of Rules of Origin to Provide Discipline to the GATT Article XXIV, Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 14:3, 613-638.

    Kim, J. B. (2011). WTO Legality of Discriminatory Liberalization of Internal Regulations: Role of RTA National Treatment, World Trade Review, Vol. 10:4, 1-23.

    Kim, J. B. & Kim J. (2009). RTA for Development: Utilizing Territoriality Principle Exemptions under Preferential Rules of Origin, Journal of World Trade, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 153–172, Kluwer Law International.

    Kim, J.B. (2008). A Legal Review of RTA Tariff Negotiations, Legal Issues of Economic Integration 35(2): 157-181,  Kluwer Law International.

    Kim, J. B. (2002). Fair Price Comparison in the WTO Anti-dumping Agreement: Recent WTO Panel Decisions Against “Zeroing” Method, Journal of World Trade, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 39 – 56, Kluwer Law International.

    Kim, J. B. (2000). Currency Conversion in the Anti-Dumping Agreement, Journal of World Trade, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 125 – 136, Kluwer Law International.

    Kim, J. B. (2000). Korean Implementation of the OECD Bribery Convention: Implications for Global Efforts to Fight Corruption, UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal, Vol. 17, Nos. 2&3, pp. 245 – 275.

    Kim, J. B. (1998). Testing for Heterogeneous Technology: A Rao’s Score Test. Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 59 – 79.

    Kim, J. & Kim, J. B. (1997). Cultural Differences in the Crusade Against International Bribery: Rice-Cake Expenses in Korea and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 549 – 580, University of Washington.


  • Refereed Korean Journal


  • Kim, J. B. (2009). Assessing the Balance of Benefits in the Trade in Goods Agreement of KORUS FTA,  International Trade Law, Vol. 83, October, pp. 38-63.

    Kim, J. B. (2008). Preferential Rules of Origin as Trade Policy Tools: KORUS FTA Product Specific Rules of Origin for Agricultural Goods, International Trade Law, Vol. 83, October, pp. 93 – 116.

    Kim, J. B. (2008). WTO Consistency of Outward Processing Provisions in Korea’s FTAs, International Trade Law, Vol. 82, December, pp. 88-116.

    Kim, J. B. (2004). A Note of Evidentiary Scope of Review in WTO Anti-dumping Disputes, International Trade Law, Vol. 60, December, pp. 12 – 28.

    Kim J. B. & Kim, J. H. (1998). Implication of OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions on Korean Criminal Codes, International Trade Law, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 49 – 86.

    Kim, J. B. (1997). ASEM as a Vehicle of Trade and Investment Liberalization Between Asia and Europe. Journal of European Studies, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 39 – 54.

    Kim, J. B. (1997). Future Prospects of ASEM: An Asian View. Journal of Area Studies, Vol. 6, No. 9, pp. 55 – 60.

    Kim J. B. & Kim, J. (1996). The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. International Trade Law, Vol. 19, No. 12, pp. 95 – 109.


  • Book/Book Chapter


  • Kim, J. B. Korea’s institutional framework for FTA negotiations and administration: tariffs and rules of origin, in Trade laws and regulations in Korea-Introduction, Edited by Seung Wha Chang and Won-Mog Choi, Edward Elgar (2011).

    Kim, J. B. (1997). Korea’s Implementation of the OECD Convention Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials. Seoul: KIEP Policy Analysis, 97-05.

    Kim, J. B. (1999). In Search of an Effective Role for ASEM: Combating International Corruption. In Wim Stokhof & Paul van der Velde (Eds.), The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM): Convergence of Opportunities. London: Kegan Paul International.

    Kim, J. B. (1997). OECD Movement Against International Corruption. Kyuk Wolgan Gamsa, Vol. 55, No. 9, pp. 28 – 33.
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    INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS


    Lead Negotiator, for Rules of Origin Negotiating Group, KORUS FTA, Korea-India FTA, Korea-EFTA FTA Negotiations, 2004-2007.

    Lead Examiner, Working Group on Bribery in International Business transactions, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), April 1999-July 2001.
    - Examined Japan and Germany's Implementation of the OECD Bribery Convention at OECD, Paris, France

    Meber of the Korean Delegation to the Negotiating Group on the OECD Convention Combating Bribery in International Business Transactions. 2nd Negotiating Conference, 1997, OECD, Paris, France.
    Member of the Korean Delegation to WTO meetings, including the WTO Working Group on the Interaction Between Trade and Competition Policy, 1998; the WTO Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, 1999, Geneva, Switzerland.



    INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

    Invited presentation on Legal Review of FTA Tariff Negotiations, RIETI Policy Symposium, Quo Vadis the WTO?, Tokyo Japan, August 6, 2007.

    Invited presentation on the Korea’s Policy toward International Fight Against Corruption at the Conference on Corruption in Asia: Fostering Integrity in Business and Government, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Southeast Asia Studies Program, April 19, 2000.

    Member of the Korean Delegation to the Asia-Europe Young Leader’s Symposium, 2nd Symposium, May 1998, Baden, Austria; 3rd Symposium, May 1999, Seoul, Korea.

    Invited presentation on the Korean Implementation of the OECD Bribery Convention: Implications for Global Efforts to Fight Corruption at the International Conference on Responding to the Challenges of Corruption, International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council (ISPAC) of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, Milan, Italy, November, 1999.

    Invited presentation on Can ASEM Handle Deeper Issues? ASEM’s Role in Fighting International Corruption at the Wilton Park Conference on The Europe-Asia Relationship: How Could it Be Improved?, Wiston House, Steyning, West Sussex, UK, September 3, 1997.

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