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Sung Jin Kang
Professor, Department of Economics, Korea University
Sung Jin Kang is a professor in the Department of Economics and the director of the Institute for Economic Research at Korea University. He previously worked at the University of Tsukuba in Japan (1999–2003) after receiving his PhD in Economics at Stanford University in California. His main research areas are sustainable development, green growth, and economic development.
Environment-friendly development policies helped the Republic of Korea reduce carbon emissions while sustaining high economic growth.