Man-Keun Kim

Applied Economics

Regional Economics, Resource and Environmental Economics


Man-Keun Kim

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS
Phone: (435) 797-2359
Email: mk.kim@usu.edu

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. For more information about Man-Keun, please visit https://sites.google.com/view/mkmkya/bio

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 about courses, please visit https://sites.google.com/view/mkmkya/teaching<br>

Publications | Books

    Publications | 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

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

  • Drugova, T., Curtis, K., Kim, M., (2020). Impacts of Drought on Tribal Economies in Arizona. USU Extension
  • Drugova, T., Curtis, K., Kim, M., (2020). Impacts of Drought on Tribal Economies in Nevada. USU Extension
  • Drugova, T., Curtis, K., Kim, M., (2020). Impacts of Drought on Tribal Economies in New Mexico. USU Extension
  • Drugova, T., Curtis, K., Kim, M., (2020). Impacts of Drought on Tribal Economies in Utah. USU Extension

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Technical Reports

Research Reports

  • Kim, D., Kim, M., Park, J., Ryu, J., Chang, Y., (2020). A Study on the Development of Two-way REC Market Surveillance Techique. Korea Power Exchange (KPE) *
  • Kim, M., (2020). Effects of Drought on National Park Visitation and Regional Economies in Southern Utah. Utah Division of Water Resources (UDW) and National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) *
  • Drugova, T., Kim, M., Openshaw, F., (2020). Drought Impacts on Cattle Industry in Intermountain West. Utah Division of Water Resources (UDW) and National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) *
  • Kim, D., Kim, M., Bang, S., (2019). Study on Improvements in the Frequent Flyer Program in Korean Airlines. Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) *
  • Kim, D., Kim, K., Kim, M., (2019). Quantative Study on Baseload Electricity Pricing Reform. Korea Iron & Steel Association (KOSA) *
  • 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)

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

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

Bulletins

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

APEC 6100 - Microeconomic Theory I, Fall 2020
APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2020
APEC 5700, 6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2020
APEC, ECN 6910 - Independent Research, Fall 2019
APEC 7360 - Mathematical Economics II, Fall 2019
APEC 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Summer 2019
APEC 6910 - Independent Research, Summer 2019
APEC 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2019
APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2019
APEC 5700, 6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2019
APEC 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2018
APEC 7360 - Mathematical Economics II, Fall 2018
APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2018
APEC 6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2018
APEC 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2017
APEC 7360 - Mathematical Economics II, Fall 2017
APEC 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2017
APEC 6910 - Independent Research, Spring 2017
APEC 6300 - Quantitative Analysis for Business and Policy Decisions, Spring 2017
APEC 5700, 6700 - Regional and Community Economic Development, Spring 2017
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

Zuyi Wang, Applied Economics, August 2020
Daniel Brinkerhoff, Applied Economics, March 2020
Lara Gale, Applied Economics, September 2019
Fred Openshaw, Applied Economics, January 2019 - May 2020
Justin Perry, Applied Economics, January 2019 - May 2019
Patrick Nartey, Applied Economics, September 2018 - May 2019
Jeffrey Wright, Applied Economics, August 2015 - July 2017
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