Jisun Kim was a research analyst at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Her areas of research at the Institute included international trade, international tax, and climate change issues. She previously worked as a tax consultant (US CPA) at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Seoul, Korea. She received her MA degree in international relations, focusing on global markets and Asia, from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.
She is coauthor of Global Warming and the World Trading System (2009) and has coauthored several papers with Gary Clyde Hufbauer, including "Reaching a Global Agreement on Climate Change: What are the Obstacles?" (Asian Economic Policy Review, 2010), "Prospects for International Climate Negotiations: Copenhagen and Beyond" (Briefing Note, East-West Center, November 2009), "US Climate Legislation Implications and Prospects: Challenges for Canada" (Briefing, Conference Board of Canada, November 2009), "The WTO and Climate Change: Challenges and Options" (Background paper for a conference of TAIT organized by the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI) at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, September 17–18, 2009; also PIIE Working Paper 09-9). "International Competition Policy and the WTO" (Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 54, No.2/Summer 2009), "Climate Policy Options and the World Trade Organization" (Discussion Paper Number 2009-20, Economics E-Journal, March 2009), "US Taxation of Multinational Corporations: What Makes Sense, What Doesn''t" (PIIE Policy Brief 09-7, March 2009), "A View from Washington: Climate Policy Under Obama—Implications for Canada and Trade" (Conference Board Canada, 2008), "The Augmented Misery Index" (2008), "International Competition Policy and the WTO" (presented at a New York University conference, April 2008), "Climate change: Competitiveness Concerns and International Cooperation" (Economic and Social Report of Balearic Islands 2007, Economic Research Centre, September 2008), and "International Tax Competition: Three Big Ideas" (Revista de Finanças Públicas e Direito Fiscal, June 2008). She assisted with US Taxation of Foreign Income (2007) and Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 3d ed. (2007).