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Man-Keun Kim

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Agricultural Experiment Station

Regional Economics, Resource and Environmental Economics

Associate Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Resource and Environmental Economics, Texas A&M University, 2004
Economic Investigation of Discount Factors for Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset
MA, Food and Resource Economics, Korea University, 1998
Economic Impacts of Health Risk Information: A Case Study of BSE in Korea
BA, Food and Resource Economics, Korea University, 1995





Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: AGRS
DialPhone: 435-797-2359
SendEmail: mk.kim@usu.edu

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Sands, R.D, Kim, M., (2009). Modeling the Competition for Land: Methods and Application to Climate Policy: Economic Analysis of Land Use in Global Climate Change Policy. Routledge
    • McCarl, B.A, Murray, B.C, Kim, M., Lee, H., Sands, R.D, Schneider, U.A, (2007). Insight from EMF-associated Agricultural and Forestry Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Studies: Human Induced Climate Change: An Interdisciplinary Assessment. Cambridge University Press

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Kim, M., Ukketad, C.M, Tejeda, H.A, Bailey, D., Benefits of an Animal Traceability System for a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak: A Supply-driven Social Accounting Matrix Approach. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics
        • Kim, M., Pang, A., Bao, W., Bosworth, R.C, (2016). Endogeneity in Casino Revenue and Crime Rates: Case of Las Vegas, Nevada.. Review of Regional Studies, 46:3, 223-255.
        • Kim, M., Kim, T., (2016). Estimating Impact of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on Coal to Gas Switching using Synthetic Control Methods. Energy Economics, 59, 328-335.
        • Kim, M., Kim, T., (2016). Estimating Impact of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on Coal to Gas Switching using Synthetic Control Methods. Energy Economics, 59, 328-335.
        • Kim, M., Paudel, B., Snyder, D.L, (2015). Benefit Cost for Biomass Co-firing in Electricity Generation: Case of Utah, U.S.. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 3:3, 15-30.
        • Kim, M., (2015). Supply Driven Input-Output Analysis: Case of 2010-2011 Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Korea. Journal of Rural Development, 38:2, 173-188.
        • Kim, M., Lee, K., (2015). Dynamic Interactions between Carbon and Energy Prices in the U.S. Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 5:2, 494-501.
        • Harris, T.R, Kim, M., Dick, R.M, Oliver, A., Richardson, J.W, (2015). Inclusion of Risk in Public Sector Projects: An Example with Waste Recycling Options. Public Works Management and Policy , 20:2, 176-195.
        • Kim, M., Curtis, K., Yeager, I., (2014). An Assessment of Market Strategies for Small-Scale Produce Growers. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 17:3
        • Kim, M., Peralta, D., McCarl, B.A, (2014). Agricultural Land-based Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset and Leakage Discounting in the U.S.. Ecological Economics , 105, 265-273.
        • Moeltner, K., Kim, M., Zhu, E., Yang, W., (2013). Wildfire Smoke and Health Impacts: A Closer Look at Fire Attributes and their Marginal Effects. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , 66:3, 476-496.
        • Kim, M., Zhu, J., Harris, T.R, Alevy, J., (2013). An LP-SAM Approach for Examining Regional Economic Impacts: An Application to Wildfire Disaster in Southeast Oregon. The Review of Regional Studies , 42:3, 207-221.
        • Lee, A.C, Kim, M., (2011). Captive Supply Impact on the U.S. Fed Cattle Price: An Application of Nonparametric Approach. Journal of Rural Development, 34:4, 103-115.
        • Yu, T., Kim, M., Cho, S., (2011). Does Trade Liberalization Induce More Greenhouse Gas Emissions? The Case of Mexico and the United States under NAFTA. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 93:2, 545-552.
        • Kim, M., Pang, A., (2009). Climate Change Impact on Rice Yield and Production Risk. Journal of Rural Development, 32:2, 17-29.
        • Kim, M., Harris, T.R, Vusovic, S., (2009). Efficiency Analysis of the United States Biotechnology Industry: Clustering Enhances Productivity. AgBioForum, 12:3&4, 422-436.
        • Kim, M., McCarl, B.A, (2009). Uncertainty Discounting for Land-based Carbon Sequestration. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 41:1, 1-11.
        • Kim, M., McCarl, B.A, Murray, B.C, (2008). Permanent Discounting for Land-based Carbon Sequestration. Ecological Economics , 64:4, 763-769.
        • Kim, M., McCarl, B.C, (2005). The Agricultural Value of Information on the North Atlantic Oscillation: Yield and Economic Effects. Climatic Change , 71:1-2, 117-139.
        • Professional Journal

        • Bishop, C., Curtis, K., Kim, M., (2010). Conserving Water in Arid Regions: Exploring the Economic Feasibility of Alternative Crops . Agricultural Systems, 103:8, 535-542.
        • Curtis, K., Cowee, M.W, Kim, M., Harris, T.H, (2010). Evaluating Returns to Cool Season Grass Quality Characteristics for Niche Equine Feed Markets. Journal of Agribusiness, 28:1, 1-18.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Research Reports

            • Mjelde, J.W, Dudensing, R., Brooks, J., Battista, G., Carrillo, M., Counsil, B., Giri, A., Kim, M., Pyrialakou, V., Ullerich, S., (2017). Economics of Transportation Research Needs for Rural Elderly and Transportation Disadvantaged Populations. White Paper Submitted to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture. *
            • Lamborn, C.C, Burr, S.W, Kim, M., Kessler, B., (2015). 2014-2015 Central Wasatch Visitor Use Study: Follow-Up E-Survey – Final Report. Institute for Outdoor Recreation and Tourism (IORT), Utah State University *
            • Kim, M., (2015). Can Biomass Co-firing Boost the Rural Economy in Utah?. Utah Agricultural Experiment Station, Utah State University *
            • Kim, M., (2013). Impacts of Carbon Sequestration Incentive and Biofuel Mandates on Land Use in Utah. Utah Agricultural Experiment Station, Utah State University *
            • Kim, M., Jakus, P.M, (2012). Economic Impact and Benefits of Utah’s Blue Ribbon Fisheries. Division of Water Quality, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *
            • Ward, R.A, Kim, M., Jakus, P.M, Feuz, D., (2011). An Economic Analysis of Time Control Grazing in Three Creeks, Rich County, Utah. *
            • Harris, T.R, Dick, R.M, Kim, M., Oliver, A., (2010). Economic Analysis of Waste Recycling Options for Washoe County. University Center for Economic Development (UCED), University of Nevada-Reno
            • Alevy, J.E, Englin, J., Harris, T.R, Kim, M., Li, Y., Price, M.K, (2009). BLM Wild Horse and Burro Policy: Auction Design and Horse Park Feasibility Study. University Center for Economic Development (UCED), University of Nevada-Reno
            • Sands, R.D, Brady, M., Kim, M., (2009). Survey of Land Representation in Economic and Biophysical Models. Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) *
            • Kim, C., Kim, B., Kim, T., Kim, M., Lee, S., Anderson, J., (2008). Strategies to Comply the Kyoto Protocol in Korean Agricultural Sector. Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI)
            • Kim, C., Kim, B., Kim, T., Kim, M., Lee, S., Anderson, J., (2008). Strategies to Comply the Kyoto Protocol in Korean Agricultural Sector. Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI)
            • Kim, C., Kim, B., Kim, T., Kim, M., Lee, S., Anderson, J., (2008). Strategies to Comply the Kyoto Protocol in Korean Agricultural Sector. Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI)
            • Kim, C., Kim, B., Kim, T., Kim, M., Lee, S., Anderson, J., (2008). Strategies to Comply the Kyoto Protocol in Korean Agricultural Sector. Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI)
            • Other Reports

            • Curtis, K., Bishop, C.D, Emm, S., Kobayashi, M., Harris, T.R, Kim, M., (2009). Economic Analysis of Water Conservation Practices for Agricultural Producers in the Walker River Basin. University Center for Economic Development (UCED) publication

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

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              Scheduled Teaching

              APEC 6910 - Independent Research, Fall 2016

              APEC 7360 - Mathematical Economics II, Fall 2016

              APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2016

              APEC 5700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2016

              APEC 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2015

              APEC 7360 - Mathematical Economics II, Fall 2015

              APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2015

              APEC 5850,6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2015

              APEC 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2014

              APEC 7360 - Mathematical Economics II, Fall 2014

              APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2014

              APEC 6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2014

              APEC 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2013

              APEC 7360 - Mathematical Economics II, Fall 2013

              APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2013

              APEC 6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2013

              APEC 7350 - Mathematical Economics I, Fall 2012

              APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2012

              APEC 6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2012

              APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2011

              APEC 6300 - QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, Spring 2011

              APEC 6700 - REGION/COMM ECON DEV, Spring 2011

              APEC 3012 - Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics, Fall 2010


              Graduate Students Mentored

              Jeffrey Wright, Applied Economics, August 2015
              Ryan Feuz, Applied Economics, April 2016 - December 2016
              Taehoo Kim, Applied Economics, January 2014 - August 2016
              Denis Peralta, Applied Economics, March 2013 - May 2016
              Adagel Navarro, Applied Economics, March 2014 - May 2015
              Kangil Lee, Applied Economics, October 2013 - August 2014
              Merlym Ramirez, Applied Economics, May 2013 - May 2014
              Yamil Hedeman, Applied Economics, May 2013 - May 2014
              Irvin Yeager, Applied Economics, September 2012 - May 2013
              Wei Bao, Applied Economics, September 2012 - May 2013
              Bibek Paudel, Applied Economics, September 2011 - December 2012
              Nelissa Aybar, Applied Economics, September 2011 - December 2011