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Jung, Tae Yong (정태용)
Professor of Sustainable Development

Ph. D. Economics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1991

tyjung00@yonsei.ac.kr
02-2123-3594 · Room : 517

Profile
Dr. Tae Yong Jung is currently a professor at the GSIS and Director of Research Center for Global Sustainability in Yonsei University. Before he joined GSIS, He was a professor at the KDI School of Public Policy & Management. Prior to the KDI School, he was a Principal Climate Change Specialist at the Asian Development Bank. He was seconded to the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) located in the Republic of Korea as the Deputy Executive Director.

Before ADB, he was working at the World Bank as a senior energy economist. He was also formerly the Project Leader in Climate Policy Project at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) of Japan and Senior Fellow and Director at Korea Energy Economics Institute.

Educated at Seoul National University (BA) and at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (MA and Ph.D.), he was a Visiting Researcher at the US National Energy Laboratory, the Joint Global Change Research Institute, University of Maryland and a Joint Research Fellow at the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), and a Visiting Fellow at Kyoto University Japan.
Education
  • Ph. D. Economics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1991
  • MA. Economics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1988
  • BA. Economics, Seoul National University, 1985
Research and Academic Employment
  • 2018. 4 – : Director, Research Center for Global Sustainability, Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment (IGEE), Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
  • 2015. 4 – 2018. 3: Deputy Executive Director, Institute for Global Sustainability (IGS), Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
  • 2015. 3 – : Professor, Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
  • 2013. 2 – 2013. 2: Professor, KDI School of Public Policy & Management, Republic of Korea
  • 2007. 6 – 2013. 2: Principal Climate Change Specialist, East Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Philippines
  • 2010. 12 – 2012. 6: Deputy Executive Director, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Republic of Korea
  • 2005. 12 – 2007. 6: Senior Energy Economist, ESMAP, Energy, Transport & Water Department, World Bank, USA
  • 1999. 4 – 2005. 11: Project Leader, Climate Policy Project, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
  • 1992. 3 – 1998. 11: Senior Fellow & Director, Energy Modeling Division, Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI), Republic of Korea
  • 1990. 8 – 1992. 2: Associate Manager, National Exchange Carrier Association, Whippany, USA
Professional Services
  • Expert Member, Unification Preparatory Committee, President Office, Republic of Korea (2014. 8 – 2017. 4)
  • Member, Committee on New Energy Industry Promotion, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Energy, Republic of Korea (2014. 10 – 2017. 4)
  • Incheon Green Climate Forum, Advisory Member, (2014. 11 – 2017. 10)
  • Chair, Sub-committee on Climate Policy, Korea Society of Climate Change (2015.1 – 2016.12)
  • Member, Committee on GCF, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea (2015. 2 – 2015.12)
  • Member, Committee on Research Evaluation, Korea Asset Management Corporation, Republic of Korea (2015. 3 – 2016.12)
  • Member, Operation Committee, Renewable Energy Center, Korea Energy Management Corporation, Republic of Korea (2015. 4 – )
  • Member, Committee on Global Technology Cooperation for Climate Technology, Ministry of Future, Science and Strategy, Republic of Korea (2015. 8 – 2015.12)
  • Member, Advisory Committee, South-North Cooperation, Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), Republic of Korea (2015. 10 – 2017. 9)
  • Member, Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea (2016. 6 - )
  • Member, International Sub-committee, Korea Anti-Doping Agency (KADA) (2017.1 – 2020.1)
  • Member, Green Growth Committee, Incheon City, Republic of Korea (2017. 6.- )
  • Member, National Unification Advisory Council, Republic of Korea (2017.9 – )
  • Vice President, Korea Society of Environmental Impact Assessment (2018. 1 - )
  • Board Member, Korea Energy and Resource Economics Association (2018. 1 - )
  • Lead Author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the 6th IPCC Assessment Report, UN (2018. 3 - )
  • President, Anmin Policy Forum (2018. 6 - )
Courses and Current Research Area
  • Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy, Seminar on Energy Policy Analysis, Sustainable Development and Energy Policy
  • Energy, Environment, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Economics of North Korea
Academic Publications
[Major Project Reports]
1. Long-term Sustainable Energy Policy for Vietnam, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea, 2014 (in English)
2. The 2nd National Master Plan for the Response to Climate Change, Prime Minister’s Office, Republic of Korea, 2014 (in Korean)
3. A Study on Capacity Building Programs in Green Climate Fund, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea, 2014 (in Korean)
4. A Study on High-Level Panel on Global Assessment of Resources for Implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea, 2014 (in Korean)
5. A Study on Economic Transition of Myanmar and its Implication to North Korea, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea, 2015 (in Korean)
6. A Study on Korea’s Differentiation Strategies for Post-2015 Climate Regime, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea, 2015 (in Korean)
7. Climate Adaptation Policy for Vietnam, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea, 2016 (in English)
[Published Papers]
1. Economic Spillover Effects of Climate Change Industry, (with Kang, S. and Chung, Y.), Korea Energy Economic Review, Vol. 14. No. 1. pp. 143-174, 2015. 3 (in Korean)
2. Prediction of Heating and Cooling Energy Consumption in Residential Sector Considering Climate Change and Socio-Economic, (with Lee, M. and et al.), Journal of Environmental Impact Assessment, Vol. 24. No. 5, pp. 487-498, 2015. 5 (in Korean)
3. The Chinese Films in the Global Market: What Determined the Popularity? (with Kwak, J. and Chu, Y.), International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp.1737-1749, 2015. 8 (in English)
4. Estimating Climate Pollutants Emissions and Service Demands Considering Socio-economic Change: Residential, Commercial Sector, Transportation Sector, Industrial Sector (with Lee, Dong K, et al.), Journal of Climate Change Research, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 291∼302, 2015 (in Korean)
5. Climate Technology Promotion in the Republic of Korea, Advances in Climate Change Research, Vol. 6, pp. 229-233, 2015.12 (in English)
6. Assessment of the Vulnerability of Industrial Parks to Flood in South Korea, (With Ryu, J. and et al.), Natural Hazard, Vol. 82, pp 811-825, 2016.1 (in English)
7. A Critical Review of RPS (Renewable Portfolio Standard) in Korea, (With Kim, H.), International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 40, pp 572-578, 2016. 4 (in English)
8. The Role of Distance in Inter-firm Learning for Global R&D Alliances (with Kwak, J. and Jiang, L.), International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp.191-208, 2016. 5 (in English)
9. Analysis of Rural Electrification with Low Carbon Options in Nigeria, (With Baek, Y.), New and Renewable Energy, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp 139-148, 2016. 9 (in English)
10. Regional Environmental Kuznets Curves and Their Turning Points for Air Pollutants in Korea, (With Kim, S. and Kang, S.), Korea and the World Economy, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 327-349, 2016. 12 (in English)
11. The Effect of an Urban Park View on the Price of Apartment, (with Baek, Y. and et al.), Journal of Environmental Impact Assessment, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp. 457-465, 2016. 12 (in English)
12. Joint Crediting Mechanism under the Paris Agreement and Its Implication to the Climate Policy in Korea, (With Sohn, J.), Journal of Climate Change Research, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 373-381, 2016.12 (in English)
13. Park Accessibility Impacts Housing Prices in Seoul, (With Park, J., et al.), Sustainability, Vol. 9, No.2, pp. 185-199, 2017.1 (in English)
14. An Economic Analysis of a Hybrid Solar PV-Diesel-ESS System for Kumundoo, Maldives, (With Kim, Y. and Hyun, J.), Korea and the World Economy, Vol. 18. S1, pp. 109-134, 2017. 2 (in English)
15. Low-Carbon Scenario for the Power Sector in the Republic of Korea, (with Park, C.), Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2017. 3 (in English)
16. Marginal Abatement Cost of CO2 Mitigation Options for the Residential Sector in Korea, (With Park C.), Korea and the World Economy, Vol. 18. 1, pp. 27-40, 2017. 4 (in English)
17. A New Paradigm Shift on Economic Cooperation between Two Koreas by Cooperation among ROK, PRC and Russia, (with Choi, C.), Sino-Soviet Affairs, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp67-96, 2017. 8 (in Korean)
18. A Study on a Hybrid Energy System to Reduce CO2 Emission in Mavuva Island, Fiji, (with Hyun, J, et al.), Journal of Environment Impact Assessment, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 217-226, 2017.9 (in English)
19. Capital Structure and Investment Financing of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Vietnam, (with Trinh, H., et al.), Global Economic Review, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 325-349, 2017. 9, (in English)
20. A Solar Energy System with Energy Storage System for Kandooma Island, Maldives, (with Kim, D.), Korea Energy Economic Review, Vol. 16. No. 2. pp. 33-56, 2017. 9, (in English)
21. Incorporating Uncertainty in Analyzing the Financial Feasibility of Solar Project in India, (With Moon, C.), Korea and the World Economy, Vol. 18, No.3, pp. 259-280, 2017. 12 (in English)
22. Investments to reverse biodiversity loss are economically beneficial, (with Sumalia, U, et al.), Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, vol. 29, pp. 82–88 , 2017,12, (in English)
23. Independent solar photovoltaic with Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for rural electrification in Myanmar, (with Kim, H.), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 1187-1194, 2018. 2, (in English)
24. Effects of Climate Change and Ozone Concentration on the Net Primary Productivity of Forests in South Korea, (with Park, J., et al.), Forests, vol. 9, pp. 112-130, 2018. 3 (in English)
25. Estimation of the cost of greenhouse gas reduction in Korea under the global scenario of 1.5 °C temperature increase, (with Park, C.), Carbon Management, DOI: 10.1080/17583004.2018.1476587, 2018. 5, (in English)
26. Low carbon scenarios and policies for the power sector in Botswana, (with Baek, Y, and Kang, S.), Climate Policy, DOI:10.1080/14693062.2018.1490243, 2018, 6. (in English)
[Books/Chapters]
1. Biodiversity and Economics (With Dong K. Lee and Myung K. Lee), BoMoonDang, 2014 (in Korean)
2. Too Global to Fail, Chapter 8, (with Ester Choi), World Bank Group, 2015 (in English)
3. Climate Change: 27 Experts are answering, Part 5, Chapter 2, Geobook, 2016 (in Korean)
4. Economic Transition and North Korea (with Kang, S.), Korea University Press, 2017 (in Korean)
5. Sustainable Development Goals in the Republic of Korea, Editor, Routledge, London, 2018  (in English)

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