Jisung ParkAssistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles

areas of expertise
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Economics
  • Health and Human Capital
  • Labor Economics
  • Public Policy
education
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University
  • MSc. in Environmental Change and Management,
  • MSc. in Development Economics, Oxford University
  • B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Columbia University

Jisung Park is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he holds joint appointments in the Department of Public Policy and the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. He received his PhD in economics from Harvard University, where he was an NSF fellow and an Environmental Economics Fellow. His research focuses on the ways in which environmental market failures such as climate change may affect labor and human capital outcomes, as well as how environmental factors affect economic inequality. Jisung received his bachelor’s education at Columbia University in New York (2009), and spent two years doing Master’s work at Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

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