• About KRIHS
  • Organization

The organization of KRIHS is composed of the Board of Directors, Research Advisory Council, President, Vice-President, Architecture & Urban Research Institute, five divisions, and eighteen centers.

Seung-Jong Kim / Managing Director
Housing & land Research Division

Land Policy Research Center
Tel : 044-960-0275 / Fax : 044-211-4767
Research Areas
Land Policy and Law, Compensation, Land Use Control, Land Development


• 2008 Univ. of Seoul, Ph.D in Law


• 2002~present Research Fellow in KRIHS
• 2012~2013 Fulbright Scholar(at Emory Law School)
• 2012 Exam Writer in the National Examination Committee for a Licensed Real Estate Agent
• 2010 Exam Writer in the National Examination Committee for a Certified Public Appraiser
• 2006~2011 Part-time Lecturer in the Univ. of Seoul, Seoul National Univ, Univ. of Kyong-gi(Administrative law, Land law, Planning Law, etc)

Major Articles / books / Reports

• Improvement of Compensation System for the Infringement on the Rights of Residence and Livelihood in Public Expropriation, KRIHS, 2011
• Effective Legal Measures for Regional Development Projects, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, 2011
• Improvement Directions of New Rural Village Project for Promoting the Quality of Life in the Rural Area, KRIHS, 2010
• Paradigm Shift in Land Policy, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, 2010
• Comprehensive Plan for Public Land Reserves, LH Corp., 2010
• A Study on the Improvement of Land Regulations Preparing for the Investor-State Dispute, KRIHS, 2008
• Policy Tasks to Improve Compensation System for Mitigation of Conflicts in Public Works, KRIHS, 2008
• The Improvement of Military facilities planning system in conjunction with land use system, Ministry of National Defense, 2008
• The Rural Land Use Management for Rural Viability, KRIHS, 2007
• Improving Property Asset Management System of the Central Government Real Estate in Korea), Ministry of Strategy and Finance, 2007
• Institutional Improvements for the Utilization and Management of Idle Agricultural Land, KRIHS, 2005
• Policy Directions for Restructuring the Betterment from Land Recapture System, KRIHS, 2003
• Adjustment of Public and Private Interests on Land (Ⅱ), KRIHS, 2002

• A Comparative Approach to the Regulatory Takings under the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution: Regarding the Indirect Expropriation of the Korea-U.S. FTA, Doctoral Thesis, Univ. of Seoul, 2008
• A Study on the Land Use Regulation in the U.S: : Focusing on Zoning System and Zoning Permits, Seoul Law Review, Vol. 22(1), 2014. 5
• Land Problems and Policy Issues in the FTA era: Preparing for Indirect Expropriation & Investor-State Dispute Settlement, Seoul Law Review Vol. 19(3), 2012. 2
• Analysis of the Criteria for Regulatory Taking under the U.S Supreme Court, Seoul Law Review Vol. 16(2), 2009
• Introduction to the Remedy for a Regulatory Taking under the U.S. Supreme Court”, Land Expropriation Compensation Law Vol. 9, 2009