Dr Nam, Kyung-min 南更旼
Dr. Kyung-Min Nam is an Assistant Professor of urban studies and planning at the University of Hong Kong and holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests focus on the institutional and policy dimensions of economic and environmental sustainability, and his scholarly work has been published in the field’s major academic journals, such as Urban Studies, Research Policy, Global Environmental Change, Energy Economics, and Climatic Change. Dr. Nam also has extensive work experience with national and international public think tanks, such as the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, contributing to spatial planning and policy analysis at multiple levels. Dr. Nam is currently conducting multiple research projects, including one on “the cost of excess air pollution in China and its cross-provincial distribution,” funded by Hong Kong’s Research Grants Council. From these on-going projects, he explores the health effects of urban air pollution, climate cobenefits of pollution abatement, urban growth modeling, and fiscal decentralization, with a strong spatial focus on China, Hong Kong, and South Korea.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2016-05-01||2015 Research Output Prize: The University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|09/2015-08/2016||Member||Association of American Geographers|
|09/2015-08/2016||Member||Regional Science Association International|
|03/2016-02/2017||Member||Regional Studies Association|
|09/2015-08/2016||Member||International Association of China Planning|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
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