Bio: Jaecheol is a PhD student in Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley. He graduated from Seoul National University (SNU) with a BA in Economics and Hispanic Linguistics and Literature. He also earned a Master’s in International Studies in the same university with a concentration in development. Prior to coming to Berkeley, he participated in a project analyzing the trade effect of non-tariff measures as a consultant at Deloitte LLC. He is a grantee of the 2017 Fulbright Graduate Study Award, which is funded by the United States Department of State.
Research: His research currently focuses on the impact of transboundary air pollution. Specifically, he is interested in identifying the effects of Chinese air pollution on South Korea, which is a growing issue between the neighboring countries.
Fields of interest: Environmental economics, transboundary pollution, climate change and weather modification