Jisung Park is a PhD Candidate in the economics department at Harvard University, where he specializes in Environmental Economics, Labor Economics, Development, and Public Policy. His researches focuses on applications of economic theory and methods to explore important public policy questions, particularly at the intersection of climate change and long-run economic growth.
Jisung is also an economics and public service tutor at Eliot House, one of Harvard's undergraduate houses, and teaches Principles of Economics (Ec-10) with Greg Mankiw, as well as American Economic Policy (Ec-1420) with Martin Feldstein, Larry Summers, and Jeff Liebman. He has also taught Environmental Economics (Ec-1661) with Robert Stavins.
A native of Lawrence, Kansas, and Seoul, South Korea, he received his undergraduate education in economics and political science from Columbia University ('09), and attended Oxford for two successive Masters programs in Environmental Change and Management (’10) and Development Economics (’11) on a Rhodes Scholarship (New York District, 2009).