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Creating a brighter tomorrow for all. We will strive to become a policy research
institute that improves the quality of life for all citizens.

President's Profile

Thank you for Visiting the Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF) web site.
Jae-Jin Kim Ph.D. in Economics, Michigan State University, USA
Professional Experience
  • 2021 ~ presentPresident, Korea Institute of Public Finance
  • 2021 ~ presentMember, Deliberative Committee for the Development of Tax System, Ministry of Economy and Finance
  • 2019 ~ 2020Member, Evaluation Expert, Government Policy Evaluation on Job and State Policy
  • 2018 ~ 2020Vice President, Korea Institute of Public Finance
  • 2016 ~ 2018Chair, Council of Establishment and Modification of Social Security Programs
  • 2013 ~ 2015Director, Research Group for Taxation, Korea Institute of Public Finance
  • 2013 ~ 2014Advisory Member, Special Commission for Tax Reform, Planning and Finance Committee, National Assembly
  • 2013 ~ 2013Member, Social Insurance Improvement Group, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • 2011 ~ 2013Member, Deliberative Committee for Basic Expense Rate, National Tax Service
  • 2011 ~ 2012Member, Committee for Employment and Better Society Safety Net, Economic, Social and Labor Council
  • 2011 ~ 2011Member, Planning Office of Social Insurance Membership Expansion, Prime Minister's Secretariat
  • 2007 ~ 2010Member, National Minimum Living Standards Security Committee, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • 2007 ~ 2008Senior Member, Presidential Council for the Plans for Bi-polarization and Livelihood of Citizens
  • 2005 ~ 2008Member, Evaluation Group for Government Reform, Ministry of Interior
  • 2005 ~ 2006Member, Joint Evaluation Committee for Government Affiliated Organizations, Ministry of Planning and Budget
  • 2003 ~ 2004Head, Tax Policy Team, Presidential Committee for Social Inclusion, Office of the President, Republic of Korea
  • 1999 ~ 2001ead, Public Finance and Tax Policy Team, Presidential Committee for the Improvement of the Quality of Life, Office of President, Republic of Korea
  • 1997 ~ 2021Korea Institute of Public Finance
Work Experience
  • 2021 ~ presentMember, Committee for Business Succession, Korea Federation of SMEs
  • 2020 ~ presentMember, Division for Enforcement of Fair Taxation, Committee for National Tax Administration Reforms
  • 2020 ~ presentExpert, Special Support Region for SMEs, Korea Small Business Institute
  • 2018 ~ presentMember, Advisory Committee, Tax Division, KOSDAQCA
  • 2014 ~ presentVice President, Korea Tax Research Forum
  • 2012 ~ presentMember, Presidential Commission for Mid-sized Enterprises
  • 2012 ~ presentMember, Policy Planning Committee, Seoul Micro-Business Forum
  • 2019 ~ 2021Senior Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Tax Administration, Korea Institute of Public Finance
  • 2018 ~ 2021Member, Advisory Committee, Economic Specialists, Korea Development Institute
  • 2018 ~ 2020Research Advisory Committee, Local Finance Division, Korea Institute of Local Finance
  • 2018 ~ 2019Member, Committee for Better Society Safety Net, Economic, Social, and Labor Council
  • 2018 ~ 2018Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of International Studies at Korea University
  • 2017 ~ 2019Member, Jury Committee for the Local Tax Rulings, Ministry of the Interior
  • 2017 ~ 2018Member, Policy Planning Group, Ministry of SMEs and Startups
  • 2017 ~ 2017Team Leader, In-depth Feasibility Study on “Enhancement of Integrated EBM (Electronic Billing Machine) and Capacity Building to Strengthen Transparency of Tax Administration in Rwanda,” a Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) project funded by the Korean Government
  • 2017 ~ 2017Consultant to the World Bank for an Assignment with the GMF – East Asia and Pacific 2: Participating the World Bank domestic mobilization team to modernize tax administration and revise tax policies towards achieving fiscal sustainability in Timor-Leste
  • 2016 ~ 2018Chair, Tax Policy Division, Korea Society of Tax Law
  • 2016 ~ 2017Vice President, Korean Academic Society of Local Tax
  • 2016 ~ 2016Consultant (Presenter) to the World Bank for an Assignment with the GMF – ECA, EAP & SAR Region: Participating “Learning Event of Managing Tax Expenditures-Framework, Practices and Lessons”
  • 2015 ~ 2017Member, Advisory Committee, Accounting and Tax Division, KOSDAQCA
  • 2015 ~ 2017Member, Deliberative Committee for the Qualification of Tax Accountant, National Tax Service
  • 2015 ~ 2017Member, Fund Operation Committee for the Promotion of Micro-business and Market, Ministry of SMEs and Startups
  • 2015 ~ 2015Member, Comprehensive Plans for Year-end Settlements, Ministry of Strategy and Finance
  • 2015 ~ 2015Vice President, Korean Academic Society of Taxation
  • 2014 ~ 2015Member, Non-governmental Committee for the Social Service Development Forum, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • 2013 ~ 2017Member, Presidential Committee for Sustainable Development of Policies for Low Birthrate and Aging Society
  • 2014 ~ 2016Director, Korean Association of Public Finance
  • 2014 ~ 2019Director, Korean Association of Public Policy
  • 2013 ~ 2015Member, Advisory Committee, KOSDAQCA
  • 2012 ~ 2016Member, Advisory Committee, National Health Insurance Service
  • 2011 ~ 2011Member, Task Force Team, Presidential Committee for Informatization Strategy
  • 2009 ~ 2016Member, Supporting Division for Investigation and Analysis, National Assembly Research Service
  • 2009 ~ 2011Member, Council for Improvement of Tax Education, National Tax Service
  • 2009 ~ 2010Visiting Fellow, University of Southern California
  • 2008 ~ 2010Member, Deliberate Council for the Cash Receipts, National Tax Service
  • 2008 ~ 2009General Manager, Planning Division for the 3rd Long-term Development of Social Insurance
  • 2008 ~ 2008General T/F for the Future and Vision Project, Presidential Council for Future and Vision
  • 2008 ~ 2008Member, Advisory Committee, 17th Presidential Transition Committee
  • 2006 ~ 2008Member, Working Committee for Social Welfare, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • 2006 ~ 2008Member, Advisory Council for Tax Innovation of the High-income Self-employed Business, National Tax Service
  • 2006 ~ 2008Executive Director, Korean Academic Society of Taxation
  • 2005 ~ 2009Member, Advisory Committee for Qualified Collection, National Health Insurance Service
  • 2005 ~ 2005Member, Research and Planning Committee for Earned Income Tax Credit
  • 2003 ~ 2004Senior Member (Insurance and Finance), Committee for the Improvement of National Health Insurance
  • 2003 ~ 2003Advisory Member, Economy Division #1, 16th Presidential Transition Committee
  • 2002 ~ 2004Member, Deliberative Committee for Basic Expense Rate, National Tax Service
  • 2002 ~ 2003Senior Advisor, Korea Independent Commission for Anti-Corruption
  • 1997 ~ 2007Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University
  • 1997 ~ 2000Research Director, Michigan Government Jobs Commission
  • 1997 ~ 2006Director, VIPP in Korea, Michigan Statement University
  • 1996 ~ 1997Associate Director, Michigan State University (VIP Program)
  • 1995 ~ 1996Coordinator, Michigan State University (VIP Program)
  • 1995 ~ 2006Research Fellow of Economic Analysis, Comparative and Multidisciplinary Study Group
  • 1995 ~ 1997Coordinator, Michigan Government Jobs Commission
  • 1995 ~ 1995Research Associate, Michigan State University (Dean's Office)
  • 1992 ~ 2006Research Associate, Consortium on Development Studies
  • 1983 ~ 1984Associate, Daehan Investment Financing Corporation
publications and reports
  • A Study on the Design of Employment-friendly EITC, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2020
  • In-depth Evaluation on Exemption of Secondly Tax Payment Obligations of Venture Capitalists, Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2020
  • In-depth Evaluation on Special Tax Treatments for Investment in Entrepreneur. etc,Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2020
  • A Study on the Enhancement of the Eligibility Criteria for the Employment Insurance of the Self-Employed, (co-author),Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2019
  • Policy Suggestion on “Durunuri” through the Analysis of Social Insurance Subsidy Program, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2019
  • In-depth Evaluation on ‘Special Tax Treatments on Gains from Exercising the Stock Options of Venture Companies, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2019
  • In-depth Evaluation on Child Tax Credits, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2019
  • A Study on the Enhancement of the Marine Transport Tax System for the Development of the Marine Transport Industry, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, July 2019
  • A Study on Reform of Liquor Tax System, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, June 2019
  • A Study on Tax Burdens on Foreign and Domestic Liquor by Liquor Type and Research on Liquor Tax System of Selected Countries, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2018
  • A Study on the Improvement of the Charging System for the Online Payment Fees, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2018
  • In-depth Evaluation on Deductions and Tax Credits on the Use of Credit Cards, etc., (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2018
  • A Study on Bi-lateral International Taxation Consultative Body for Enactment and Revision of Tax Treaties, (co-author), Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, August 2018
  • A Study on Taxation of Shared Economic Activities, (co-author), Study of Tax Law, Korea Institute of Public Finance, June 2018
  • A Study on the Reduction in the Sales Fees of Online Stores, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, April 2018
  • In-depth Evaluation on Special Tax Credits for Insurance and Donations, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2017
  • A Study on the Administration of Income Tax Collection: Focused on Earned Income, Business Income, Capital Gains Tax, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2017
  • A Study on the Withholding Tax System of Selected Countries and the Expandability of the Application of Withholding Taxes, Research Paper, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2017
  • A Study on the Tax Credits for Cash Receipt System Operators and the Computation of Appropriate Credit Amount, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2017
  • In-depth Evaluation on Tax Credits for E-filing, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, October 2017
  • A Study on Merchant Fees for On-line Sales, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, July 2017
  • Cross-border Comparison of Tax Receipt System, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, June 2017
  • Measures for Increasing Tax Revenue through the Implementation of VAT Policy in Egypt, Ministry of Strategy and Finance·KDI, June 2017
  • Cross-border Comparison of Tax Receipt System, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, June 2017
  • n-depth Evaluation of ‘A Study on Special Tax Supports for Venture Companies’ (co-author),Korea Institute of Public Finance, January 2017
  • A Study on the Simplified Tax System of Selected Countries, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2016
  • In-depth Evaluation (IV) on ‘Tax Deductions for Using Credit Cards, etc.’, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2016
  • Support for Implementing Fiscal Policy Instruments for the Development of Non-Cash Payment System in Moldova, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, January 2016
  • Effective Management of Social Insurance Fees Using Daily Labor Income, (co-author),Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2015
  • Comparison and Analysis on Gift and Inheritance Taxes of Selected Countries, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2015
  • A Study on the Development of Jewelry Business for the Legalization of Underground Economy, (co-author),Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2015
  • Improvement of Support System for Areas Surrounding Power Plants, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2015
  • A Study on the Improvement of Tax System for Startups and Venture Capitals, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2015
  • A Study on the Introduction of ‘Tax System to Raise Household Income' (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, August 2015
  • A Study on the Effects and the Problems from the Introduction of the VAT Reverse Charge for Steel Scrap Transactions, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, August 2015
  • 2014/15 Knowledge Sharing Program with Indonesia: Reforming Economic Institutions and State Bureaucracy for Stronger Indonesia - Business Process Modeling for Indonesian Tax Administration, Ministry of Strategy and Finance·KDI·KPMG·KODIT, April 2015
  • A Study on Effects of the Change of the EITC Payment Standards and the Introduction of CTC on the Redistribution of Income from Single-income and Double-income Families, Korean Social Security Association, February 2015
  • A Study on the Reform of Tax Support System for the Promotion of Venture Industry, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2014
  • Performance Evaluation on the Introduction of the Basic Pension from Social and Economic Perspectives, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2014
  • Cross-border Comparison of the Income Tax Deduction Systems for Earned Income and Business Income Earners, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2014
  • A Case Study on Korea’s Tax Administration Experience for Capacity-Building on Tax Infrastructure in Developing Countries, Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2014
  • A Proposal for Improvement and Investment on the Tax System for Technology Commercialization Enterprises, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, October 2014
  • A Study on the Improvement of the Tax Credit System for Issuance of Credit Card Sales Slips, etc., (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2014
  • A Study on the Operational Plan for Rational EITC and CTC Systems Adequate for Korea in Accordance with the Expansion of Welfare Tax, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2014
  • A Study on the Scope of Earned Income of Selected Countries, Korea Institute of Public Finance, August 2014
  • Evaluation of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) System and the Issues (co-author),Korea Institute of Public Finance, July 2014
  • A Study on Introduction of Child Tax Credit,Korea Institute of Public Finance, January 2014
  • A Study on the Reform Plans on Income Tax System for Alleviation of Income Bipolarization, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2013
  • A Policy Proposal for the Sound Development of Venture Industry, National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, June 2013
  • A Study on Effects and Social Costs of Activation Policy for Credit Card Transactions,Korean Credit Card Academics Society, June 2013
  • Earned Income Tax Credit in Korea: An Introductory Guide, KLI, 2013
  • A Strategy for Establishment of a Link between Earned Income Tax Credit and Social Insurance Subsidy Program, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2012
  • A study on Linking EITC and Social Insurance Subsidy Program, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2012
  • A Case Study on Non-taxable or Tax-exempt Overseas Savings Accounts, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2012
  • A Case Study on the Application Standards of Earned Income Tax Credit for the Self-employed Business, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2012
  • A Study on the Introduction of Advanced Tax System for Family Succession, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2012
  • A Study on the Efficient Tax Management System for Tax Data in Local Governments, Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2012
  • A Study on the Unification of Income-based Health Insurance Fee System, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2012
  • A Study on the Development of Measurement Indicators for Transparency in Tax Base, Korea Institute of Public Finance, september 2012
  • A Study on the Tax Credit for Cash Receipt System Operator and Computation of Appropriate Credit Amount, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, June 2012
  • A Study on Establishment of a Link between Earned Income Tax Credit and Social Insurance Program, National Research Council of Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, January 2012
  • Credit Card Activation Policy, 10 years: Evaluation and Challenges, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2011
  • A Comparative Study on the Source-based Taxation System for the Dividends Paid to Overseas Subsidiaries, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2011
  • The Problems of the Method of Payment for College Tuition and Improvement Plans, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, October 2011
  • A Study on the Declaration System for Cash Transaction in the United States, Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2011
  • A Study on the Establishment of the Service Industry-friendly System, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2011
  • A Study on Withholding Agents’ Responsibilities, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2011
  • A Study on the Consignment of the Collection of Taxes in Arrears to Private Enterprises, Korea Institute of Public Finance, August 2011
  • A Research on Current status and Activation plans for Self-support Funds, Korea Institute of Public Finance, May 2011
  • A Study on Expansion of Access to Electronic Financial Transaction Information and its Application, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2010
  • A Study on Measures to Improve Charging in Transactions through the VAT Reverse Charge, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2010
  • The Trends of Tax Reforms on Environment-friendly Motor Vehicles in Foreign Countries and the Implications, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, August 2009
  • A Study on the Establishment and Legislation of Gold (or Commodity) Exchangee, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, June 2009
  • A Reform Proposal for the Systems for Receiving Local Taxes, Korea Institute of Public Finance, June 2009
  • An Improvement Plan of the Tax System for Indirect Investment, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2008
  • New Directions of Government Policy for Tobacco Industry in Korea, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, December 2008
  • A Study on the Fair Credit Card Merchant Fees for Micro-businesses, Korea Federation of Small and Medium Business, October 2008
  • A Study on the Business Accounts of Selected Countries, Korea Institute of Public Finance, September 2008
  • A Study on the Future Directions of EITC in Korea, Ministry of Finance and Economy, December 2007
  • A Study on the Taxation of Retirement Pension Plan, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2007
  • A Proposal of Improvement of Indirect Investment Taxation, Korean Academic Society of Taxation, April 2007
  • A Proposal of Enhancing Tax Base, Using Financial Transaction Information, Korean Academic Society of Taxation, December 2006
  • A Study on the Tax Infrastructure in the Advanced Countries, National Tax Service, December 2005
  • A Study on the Feasibility of Introduction of Korean Earned Income Tax Credit, (co-author), Presidential Committee for the Prevention of Income Bipolarization and Discrimination, September 2005
  • A Study on How to Induce the Correct Income Reporting,National Pension Service, June 2004
  • A Study on Broadening the Tax Base of Self-employed Business, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2003
  • A Study on Broadening the Tax Base of Self-employed Businesses in Korea, Ministry of Finance and Economy, November 2003
  • A Study on the Employee's Welfare Card,Korea Workers' Compensation and Welfare Service, March 2003
  • A Study on the Improvement of the National Basic Living Security System – A Study on the Workers’ Incentives through Tax Policy, (co-author),Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2002
  • Policy Directions for the Sound Development of Venture Companies, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2002
  • Analysis of the Causes of Increase in Number of Credit Defaulters and Countermeasures, (co-author), The Credit Finance Association, December 2002
  • A Reform Proposal of Individual Income Tax System for the Promotion of Convenient Tax Payment, Ministry of Finance and Economy, November 2002
  • A Study on the Improvements of Budget Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Structure, Korea Institute of Public Finance, November 2001
  • A Tax Policy Proposal for Efficient Financial Market for Venture Companies, (co-author), Korea Information Society Development Institute, November 2001
  • A Reform Proposal of Earned Income Tax System, Ministry of Finance and Economy, September 2001
  • A Policy Implication and Analysis on the Activation of Credit Card Transaction, Credit Finance Association, March 2001
  • An Analysis of Effectiveness and Implications of Activation Policy for Credit Card Transactions, Korean Public Economic Association, 2001
  • A Study on the Partnership Taxation, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 2000
  • Policy Issues on the Inducement of Faithful Tax Payment: A Proposal for the Linkage between Tax Policy and Social Security Policy, (co-author), September 2000
  • Cross-border Comparison on the Support System for Venture Capital and Policy Implications, (co-author), Korea Financial Investment Association, (co-author), June 2000
  • DJ Welfarism, Life Quality Improvement Planning Group, Office of President, January 2000
  • A Proposal of the Introduction of Tax Deductions for Credit Card Uses and the Invigoration of Check Cards, Ministry of Finance and Economy, December 1999
  • A Proposal for the Anti-Corruption Measures in Taxation, (co-author), Office for Government Policy Coordination, May 1999
  • A Reform Proposal of the Tax System for Small and Medium Enterprises, (co-author), Ministry of SMEs and Startups, December 1998
  • Policy Directions for the Promotion of Investment Cooperatives, Korea Institute of Public Finance, December 1998
  • Economic Implications of Inheritance in the Evaluation Model of Tax Policy, Korea Institute of Public Finance, August 1998
  • A New Direction on the Trust Income Tax in Korea, (co-author), Korea Institute of Public Finance, July 1998
  • ntroduction of VAT and Capital Accumulation – Analysis based on CGE Model, Korea Association of Public Finance, May 1998
  • A Study on Taxation of Institutional Investment, and OECD Discussions on Tax Policy and Countermeasures, Korea Institute of Public Finance, February 1998
  • A Study on Tax Incentives for the Promotion of Venture Industry, (co-author), Korea Financial Investment Association, June 1997
  • The Korean Automobile Industry: Challenges and Strategies in the Global Market (Journal of International Marketing, February 1997)
  • Dissertation - An Assessment of the Value-Added Tax, Using Computational General Equilibrium Model with Overlapping Generations, December 1996 (Advisor - Dr. Charles L. Ballard)
  • Social Movements and Intelligent Experts, (co-editor), National Union for Economic Justice, November 1996
  • An Assessment of the Effects of Tax on Consumption, Using Computational General Equilibrium Model with Overlapping Generations, 1996
  • Assessing the International and Efficiency Effects of a Value-Added Tax, 1995
  • Global Strategy for State and Local Governments, 1995
  • The Future of the Korean Automobile Industry: A Global Perspective, 1995