Youngho (Young) Kim
Ph.D. Candidate in Agricultural & Resource Economics | University of Maryland
I am a PhD Candidate in Agricultural & Resource Economics at the University of Maryland. I am on the 2023-2024 Job Market.
Applied Microeconomics, Environmental & Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics, Climate Change
My current research focuses on the design and evaluation of environmental policies aimed at (i) restoring natural infrastructure, such as forests and wetlands, and (ii) promoting climate-smart agriculture to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
My dissertation examines: (i) the contribution of payment for ecosystem services (PES) programs to climate change adaptation, and (ii) the cost-effective structure of payments and penalties in ecosystem services programs.
Ph.D. in Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Maryland at College Park (expected May 2024)
M.S. in Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Maryland at College Park
B.S. in Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University at College Station