Jisung Park

Jisung Park

Ph.D. Economics 2017
Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard University Center for the Environment
Assistant Professor at UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health and Luskin School of Public Policy

Jisung Park is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard University Center for the Environment. He will be joining the faculty of the University of California at Los Angeles as an assistant professor in January 2018, jointly appointed between the Luskin School of Public Policy and the Fielding School of Public Health. Jisung's research has focused on the labor and human capital impacts of climate change, the economics of adaptation to climate change, and the design of efficient environmental policies. He received his PhD in economics at Harvard University, where he specialized in environmental economics, labor economics, and public finance. A native of Lawrence, Kansas, and Seoul, South Korea, he received his undergraduate education at Columbia University, attended Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, and has previously worked as a consultant for the World Bank and The College Board.