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R. Jisung Park

Assistant Professor


DepartmentsType of Faculty
Environmental Health SciencesFull Time
Contact Information

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
650 Charles E. Young Dr.
73-251 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Jisung Park, PhD is Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the Fielding School of Public Health and in the Department of Public Policy in the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA. He received a BA from Columbia University, two MSCs from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a PhD from Harvard University, where he was an NSF Fellow. His areas of specialization include environmental economics, labor economics, public finance and climate policy.

PhD, Economics, Harvard University, 2017
MSc, Development Economics, Oxford University, 2011
MSc, Environmental Policy and Management, Oxford University 2011
BA, Economics and Political Science, Columbia University, 2009
Selected Publications: 

(with Geoffrey Heal), “Temperature stress and the direct impact of climate change: A Review of an emerging literature.” Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (2016) 10 (2).

(with Sam Fankhauser and Cameron Hepburn), “Combining multiple climate policy instruments: how not to do it.” Climate Change Economics, 1 (03), 209-225, (2011)

(with Cameron Hepburn), “Economic Modeling of Climate Change,” Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges & Decisions. Cambridge University Press, (2010