By Peiru Chen | December 23, 2023

Event Recap: "Climate Change Economics" Lecture by Dr. Man-Keun Kim at National Taiwan Chung-Hsing University

By Peiru Chen | December 23, 2023

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In December 2023, Dr. Man-Keun Kim from the Department of Applied Economics at Utah State University delivered an enlightening lecture at National Taiwan Chung-Hsing University. The event, which focused on "Climate Change Economics," provided valuable insights and sparked engaging discussions among attendees.

First Lecture: "Climate Change Economics"

  • Date and Time: December 18, 2023, 14:00 - 15:00
  • Location: Room 336, 3rd Floor, International Agriculture Center Building
  • Host: Dr. Chang
  • In this lecture, Dr. Kim explored the economic implications of climate change, offering insights into how economic strategies can be employed to address environmental challenges.

Second Lecture: "Climate Change and Policy Options"

  • Date and Time: December 21, 2023, 13:10 - 14:00
  • Location: Room 531, 5th Floor, International Agriculture Center Building
  • Host: IMPA Dr. Chao
  • This subsequent talk focused on the policy aspects of climate change. Dr. Kim discussed various policy options and their potential impacts, emphasizing the role of informed policy-making in combating climate challenges.


Bridging Economic Theory and Environmental Concerns

Dr. Kim's lecture shed light on the economic dimensions of climate change, a subject of increasing relevance in today's world. By exploring the intersection of environmental challenges and economic frameworks, the lecture provided a comprehensive view of the current climate crisis and potential economic strategies to mitigate its impact.

Fostering International Academic Exchange

The event at National Taiwan Chung-Hsing University was not only a testament to Dr. Kim's expertise but also a significant moment of academic exchange between Utah State University and institutions abroad. It underlined the importance of international collaboration in addressing global issues like climate change.

Continuing Impact

The discussions initiated by these lectures extend beyond the event dates, encouraging ongoing dialogue among students and faculty about the multifaceted approach needed to address climate change. As the world grapples with environmental issues, such academic exchanges become increasingly critical in shaping a collective response.


Peiru Chen
Language Learning Coordinator - Mandarin

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