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Dr Nam, Kyung-min 南更旼

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Assistant Professor

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Dr Nam, Kyung-min 南更旼

Title:
Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae:

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2000Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea)B.S., Urban Planning & Engineering
2004University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)M.U.P., Urban and Regional Planning
2010MIT (Cambridge, MA)Ph.D., International Development and Regional Planning
Biography

Kyung-Min Nam is Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Hong Kong and holds a PhD 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 widely published in the field’s major peer-reviewed journals, such as Urban Studies, Global Environmental Change, Research Policy, Energy Economics, Climatic Change, Energy Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change, and Annals of Regional Science. He 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. He is currently conducting several research projects, including “The Cost of Excess Air Pollution in China and Its Cross-provincial Distribution,” funded by Hong Kong’s Research Grants Council. In these projects, he explores the health effects of urban air pollution, climate cobenefits of pollution abatement, green growth policy, urban growth modeling, and fiscal decentralization, with a strong spatial focus on China and East Asia.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2016-05-012015 Research Output Prize: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
09/2015-08/2018MemberRegional Science Association International
03/2016-02/2018MemberRegional Studies Association
09/2015-08/2018MemberAssociation of American Geographers
09/2015-08/2018MemberInternational Association of China Planning
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Urbanization
Regional planning
International development
Economic geography
Air pollution
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Korean英語、韓語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
Korean, English韓文、英文
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