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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


Biography

Man-Keun Kim is Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Applied Economics at Utah State University. He is an applied economist specializing in the field of Regional Economics with sub-specialties in Agricultural, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics.

Teaching Interests

Man-Keun Kim currently teaches APEC7360 Mathematical Economics II (Fall), and APEC6300 Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, APEC6700/5700 Regional and Community Economic Development (Spring). For more information the courses please visit https://sites.google.com/site/mkmkya/teaching.



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