Jisung Park

Jisung Park

Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Public Policy


Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University
M.A. in Environmental Change and Management, Development Economics, Oxford University
B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Columbia University

Areas of Interest:

Climate Change, Environmental Economics, Health and Human Capital, Labor Economics, Public Policy


(310) 206-3234



Office Location:

6319, Public Affairs

Jisung Park will join the faculty of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the Fielding School of Public Health beginning in January 2018. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Park’s primary research interests are in environmental economics, labor economics, and environmental policy. He is especially interested in the labor and human capital impacts of climate change, the prospects for long-run climate adaptation, and environmental determinants of economic mobility.

Jisung received his undergraduate education in economics and political science from Columbia University (’09), and went on to pursue master’s degrees in Environmental Change and Management (’10) and Development Economics (’11) at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship.


Park, Jisung. “Heat Stress and Human Capital Production (Job Market Paper).” Unpublished Manuscript, Harvard University Economics Department, In Preparation​

Park, Jisung. “Will We Adapt? Labor Productivity and Adaptation to Climate Change in the United States.” Harvard Project on Climate Agreements Working Papers, In Preparation.​