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張嘉玲 Professor (Chia-Lin Chang)

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張嘉玲 Professor (Chia-Lin Chang)

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Full-time Faculty

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Professor

 專長

Industrial Economics, Empirical Finance

 學歷

Ph.D. in Economics, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

 Email

changchialin@nchu.edu.tw

 電話

886-4-22840350 ext 309


成員簡介:

Name
Chia-Lin Chang
Type
Full-time faculty
Title
University Distinguished Professor
Professor of Applied Economics
Professor of Finance
Specialty
Industrial Economics, Empirical Finance
Education
 
Ph.D. in Economics,
Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Email
Tel
886-4-22840350 ext 309
Research Interests
 
Industrial Economics
Empirical Finance

 



Present Academic Positions

Distinguished Professor, Department of Applied Economics, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, from 8/2014.
Professor, Department of Applied Economics, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, from 2/2012.
Professor, Department of Finance, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, from 2/2012.
 
Fellowships
Elected Fellow, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2012.
Research Fellow, Complutense Institute of Economic Analysis (ICAE), Department of Quantitative Economics, Complutense University of Madrid (founded 1293), Spain, from 11/2011.
Distinguished Research Associate, Faculty of Economic and Financial Science, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, from 06/2014.


Previous Academic Positions
 
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, from 8/2005 to 1/2009.
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, from 2/2009 to 1/2012.
Associate Professor, Department of Finance, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, from 10/2010 to 1/2012.
 
Fields of Specialization
-          Industrial organization
-          Innovation strategies
-          Science and technology policy
-          Taiwan industry and economy
-          Economic development in Asia
-          International trade agreements
-          Risk analysis and management
-          Agricultural finance
-          Tourism research
-          Empirical finance
-          Energy economics and finance
-          Ranking international journals


Editorial Collaboration:
Associate Editor, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), (SCI), from Jan. 2009.
Executive Editor, Taiwan Journal of Applied Economics (Department of Applied Economics, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, National Chung Hsing University), (TSSCI), from Aug. 2009.

Honours and Awards:
University Prize for Best Supervisor, Sep. 2008
Early Career Research Excellence Award, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (MSSANZ), July 2009.
University Top 10 Prize for International Journal Publications, National Chung Hsing University, May 2012.
College Top 3 Prize for International Journal Publications, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, National Chung Hsing University, August 2012.
University Prize for Distinguished Teachihng Award I, National Chung Hsing University, November 2012.
College Prize for Teacher Apraisal, Julay 2014.
Best Paper Award, 2014 International Conference of Taiwan Finance Association, Taiwan, May 2014
 
Teaching Experience
 
Undergraduate
2005 -             Principles of Statistics
2005 -             Principles of Econometric
2005-2007       Mathematics for Economics
2005-2006       Industrial Analysis for Taiwan
2009-               Principles of Economics
2011-2012       Sales Management
   
Graduate
2005-              International Economics
2005-              Advanced Microeconomics 2
2005-2007      Advanced Microeconomics 3A
2005-              Strategic Management Theory
 

Participation in Government Projects
 
2014-2015  "he Treatment Effect of Foreign Technology Purchase-Propensity Score Matching", by the National Science Council, Taiwan (total value of NT$80500).
2013-2014  “Industrial agglomeration and Internet penetration: Substitution or Complementary?” , Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan (total value of NT$844,000).
 
2012-2013  “International Knowledge Spillover: International Technology Cooperation, Foreign Direct Investment and Trade”, Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan (total value of NT$870,000).
 
2011-2012   “Vertical Disintegration, Agglomeration and Productivity”, Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan”, Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan (total value of NT$657,000).
 
2008-2009    “Temporal and Spatial Aggregation of Sustainable International Tourist Arrivals to Taiwan”, Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan”, Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan  (total value of NT$ 848,000).
 
2007-2008    “Industrial Agglomeration, R&D Intensity and Technological Change”, Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan (total value of NT$ 646,000).
 
2007-2008     “Shortening the Gap Between Rural and Urban Regions: The Industrial Policy in the Main OECD Countries”, Funded by the Council for Economic Planning and Development, Taiwan (with Jong Wen Wann, Chi-Chung Chen and Ta-Jung Lu and Cheng-Yih Hong).
 
2006-2007     “The Impact of Taiwan’s Innovation Policy on Firm Productivity Growth in the 1990s”, Funded by the National Science Council, Taiwan (total value of NT$ 563,000).
 

------------ A、 Book Chapter: ------------

Chang, C.-L.,M. McAleer and D. Slottje, “Modelling International Tourist Arrivals and Volatility: An Application to Taiwan”, in D. Slottje (ed.), Quantifying Consumer Preferences, Contributions to Economic Analysis Series, Volume 288, Emerald Group Publishing, 2009, chapter 11, pp. 303-320.


------------- B、Journal Publications : ------------

PhD Thesis

Essays in the Economics Of Innovation: An Application to the Case of Taiwan , PhD dissertation, Department of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, June 2004, pp. 189.


Journal Publications

1. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2006,  “Doing R&D and/or Importing Technologies: The Critical Importance of Firm Size in Taiwan’s Manufacturing Industries”, Review of Industrial Organization (Springer) ,vol. 29, pp. 253-278 (SSCI).

2. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2008,  “Public Policy, Innovation and Total Factor Productivity: An Application to Taiwan’s Manufacturing Industry”,  Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), vol.79, pp.352-367(ISI).

3. Yang, Y.-L. and C.-L. Chang, 2008,  “A Double Threshold GARCH Model of Stock Market and Currency Shocks on Stock Returns”,  Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier),79, pp.458-474 (ISI).

4. Huang, B.-W., M.-G. Chen, C.-L. Chang and M. McAleer, 2009, “Modelling risk in agricultural finance: application to the poultry industry in Taiwan”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), 79, 1472-1487 (ISI).

5. Lim, C., C.-L. Chang and M. McAleer, 2009, “Forecasting H(M)otel Guest Nights in New Zealand”, International Journal of Hospitality Management (Elsevier), 28, pp.228-235 (ISI).

6. Chang, C.-L., S. Sriboonchitta and A. Wiboonpongse, 2009, “Modelling and Forecasting Tourism from East Asia to Thailand under Temporal and Spatial Aggregation”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation  (Elsevier), 79, 1730-1744.

7. Chang, C.-L. and L. Oxley, 2009, “Industrial Agglomeration, Geographic Innovation and Total Factor Productivity: The Case of Taiwan”,  Mathematics and Computers in Simulation  (Elsevier), 79, 2787-2796 (ISI).

8. Kuo, H.-I, C.-L. Chang, B.-W. Huang, C.-C. Chen and M. McAleer, 2009, “Estimating the Impact of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand Using Panel Data”, Tourism Economics (IP Publishing) (selected for coverage in Thomson Reuters ISI in March 2008), 15(3), 501-511.

9. Chang, C.-L., and M. McAleer, 2009, "Daily Tourist Arrivals, Exchange Rates and Volatility for Korea and Taiwan", Korean Economic Review , 2009, 25, 241-267.

10. Chang, C.-L., M. McAleer and R. Thansuchat, 2009, “Modelling Conditional Correlations for Risk Diversification in Crude Oil Markets”, Journal of Energy Markets, 2(4), 1-23.

11. McAleer M, B.-W. Huang, H.-I Kuo, C.-C. Chen and C.-L. Chang, 2010, “An Econometric Analysis of SARS and Avian Flu on International Tourist Arrivals to Asia”, Environmental Modelling and Software (Elsevier), 25, 100-106 (ISI).

12. Chang, C.-L., M. McAleer and R. Tansuchat, 2010, “Analyzing and Forecasting Volatility Spillovers, Asymmetries and Hedging in Major Oil Markets”, Energy Economics (Elsevier), 32, 1445-1455 (ISI).

13. Chang, C.-L., B.-W. Huang, M.-G. Chen and M. McAleer, 2011, “Modelling the Asymmetric Volatility in Hog Prices in Taiwan: The Impact of Joining the WTO”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), 81(7), 1491-1506 (ISI).

14. Chang, C.-L., T. Khamkaew, M. McAleer and R. Tansuchat, 2011,“Interdependence of International Tourism Demand and Volatility in Leading ASEAN Destinations”, Tourism Economics (IP Publishing), 17(3), 481-507 (ISI).

15. Chang, C._L., M. McAleer and L. Oxley, 2011, "What Makes a Great Journal Great in Economics? The Singer Not the Song”, Journal of Economic Surveys (Wiley), 25(2), 326-361 (ISI)

16.  Chang, C._L., M. McAleer and L. Oxley, 2011, "What Makes a Great Journal Great in the Sciences? Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?”, Scientometrics (Spinger), 87(1), 17-40 (ISI).

17. Chang, C._L., M. McAleer and L. Oxley, 2011, “Great Expectatrics; Great Papers, Great Journals, Great Econometrics”, Econometric Reviews (Taylor), 30(6), 583-619 (ISI).

18. Kuo, C.-Y. and C.-L. Chang, 2011, "The Determinants of Investment Strategies of Taiwan-Funded Enterprises Heading for China-Taking Listed and Over-the-Counter Companies for Examples”, Journal of Trade Remedy, (The International Trade Commission Ministry of Economic Affairs), 22(1), 105-144 [In Chinese].

19. Chang, C.-L., M. McAleer and R. Tansuchat, 2011, "Crude Oil Hedging Strategies Using Dynamic Multivariate GARCH", Energy Economics , (Elsevier), 33(5), 912-923 (ISI).

20. Chang, C.-L., P.H. Franses and M. Michael, 2011, "How accurate are government forecasts of economic fundamentals? The case of Taiwan”, International Journal of Forecasting (Elsevier), 27(4), 1066-1075 (ISI).

21. Chang, C.-L., M. McAleer and L. Oxley, 2011, "How are Journal Impact, Prestige and Article Influence Related? An Application to Neuroscience", Journal of Applied Statistics  (Taylor&Francis), 38(11), 2563-2573 (ISI).

22.Chang, C.-L., T.-C. Huang and M.-G. Chen, 2011, “Price Stabilization in the Taiwan Hog and Broiler Industries: Evidence from a STAR Approach”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), 82(2), 213-219 (ISI).

23. Chang, C.-L., J.-A. Jimenez-Martin, M. McAleer and T. Perez-Amaral, 2011, "Risk management of risk under the Basel Accord: forecasting value-at-risk of VIX futures", Managerial Finance (Emerald), 37(11), 1088-1106.

24. Chang, C.-L. and M. McAleer, 2012, “Citations and Impact of ISI Tourism and Hospitality Journals”, Tourism Management Perspectives (Elsevier), 1(1), 2-8.

25. Chang, C.-L., T. Khamkaew and M. McAleer, 2012, “IV Estimation of a Panel Threshold Model of Tourism Specialization and Economic Development”, Tourism Economics (IP Publishing),18(1), 5-14 (ISI).

26. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2012, "Knowledge sourcing and firm performance in an industrializing economy: The case of Taiwan (1992-2003)” Empirical Economics (Springer), 42(3), 947-986 (ISI).

27. Chang, C.-L. and M. McAleer, 2012, "Aggregation, Heterogeneous Autoregression and Volatility of Daily International Tourist Arrivals and Exchange Rates", Japanese Economic Review (Wiley),63(3), 397-419 (ISI).

28. Sari, R., S. M. Hammoudeh, C.-L, Chang, and M. McAleer, 2012, " Causality Between Market Liquidity and Depth for Energy and Grains", Energy Economics (Elsevier),34(5), 1683-1962 (ISI).

29. Chang, Chia-Lin, T. Khamkaew and M. McAleer, 2012, "Estimating Price Effects in an Almost Ideal Demand Model of Outbound Thai Tourism to East Asia”, Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality (1:3.10.4172/2324-8807.1000103), 1(3), 1-16.

30. Chang, Chia-Lin, M. McAleer, and C. Lim, 2012, “Modelling the Volatility in Short and Long Haul Japanese Tourist Arrivals to New Zealand and Taiwan”, International Journal of Tourism Sciences (Tourism Sciences Society of Korea), 12(1), 1-24.

31. Chang, Chia-Lin, L.-H. Chen, S. M. Hammoudeh and M. McAleer, 2012, "Asymmetric Adjustments in the Ethanol and Grains Markets”, Energy Economics (Elsevier), 34(6), 1990-2002 (ISI).

32. Chang, Chia-Lin, P.H. Franses and M. McAleer, 2012, “Evaluating Individual and Mean Non-Replicable Forecasts”, Journal for Economic Forecasting (Institute for Economic Forecasting), 15(3), 22-43 (ISI).

33. Chang, Chia-Lin, M. McAleer and R. Tansuchat, 2012, “Modelling Long Memory Volatility in Agricultural Commodity Futures Returns”, Annals of Financial Economics (World Scientific), 7(2), 1-27.

34. Chang, C.-L., M. McAleer and R. Tansuchat, 2013, "Conditional Correlations and Volatility Spillovers Between Crude Oil and Stock Index Returns", North American Journal of Economics and Finance (Elsevier), 25, 116-138 (ISI).

35. Chang, C.-L., J.-À. Jiménez-Martin, M. McAleer and T. Pérez-Amaral, 2013, "The Rise and Fall of S&P Variance Futures”, North American Journal of Economics and Finance (Elsevier), 25, 151-167 (ISI).

36. Hsieh C.-R., Y.-M. Liu and C.-L. Chang, 2013, "Endogenous Technological Change in Medicine and Its Impact on Healthcare Costs: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market in Taiwan", European Journal of Health Economics (Springer), 14(2), 287-295 (ISI).

37.Chang, C.-L. and M. McAleer, 2013, “Ranking Journal Quality by Harmonic Mean of Ranks: An Application to ISI Statistics & Probability”, Statistica Neerlandica (Wiley-Blackwell), 67(1), 27-53 (ISI).

38. Hammoudeh, S. M., T. Liu, C.-L. Chang, and M. McAleer, 2013, "Risk Spillovers in Oil-related CDS, Stock and Credit Markets”, Energy Economics (Elsevier), 36(1), 526-535 (ISI).

39. Chang, C.-L. and S.-M. Huang, 2013, “Identifying the Poor: Characteristics of Low-Income Households in Taiwan”, Review of Social Science (College of Social Science, National Chengchi University), 7(1), 1-46 [TSSCI] (in Chinese).

40. Chang, C.-L. and M. McAleer, 2013, “What Do Experts Know About Forecasting Journal Quality? A Comparison with ISI Research Impact in Finance”, Annals of Financial Economics (World Scientific), 2013, 8(1), 1-30.

41. Chang, C.-L., S.-P. Chen and M. McAleer, 2013, “Globalization and Knowledge Spillover: International Direct Investment, Exports and Patents”, Economics of Innovation and New Technology (Taylor & Francis), 2013, 27(4), 329-352 [EconLit].

45. Chang, C.-L., B. de Bruijn, P.H. Franses and M. McAleer, 2013, “Analyzing Fixed-Event Forecast Revisions”, International Journal of Forecasting (Elsevier), 2013, 29, 622-627 (with) (ISI).

46. Chang, C.-L., P. H. Franses and M. McAleer, 2013, “Are Forecast Updates Progressive?”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), 2013, 93, 9-18 (ISI).

47. Chang, C.-L., M. McAleer and L. Oxley, 2013, “Coercive Journal Self Citations, Impact Factor, Journal Influence and Article Influence”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), 2013, 93, 190-197 (ISI).

48. Chang, C.-L., D.E. Allen, M. McAleer and T. Perez-Amaral, 2013,“Risk Modelling and Management: An Overview”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier) , 2013, 94, 159-163 (ISI).

49. Chang, C.-L., L.G. Serrano and J.-À. Jiménez-Martin, 2013, “Currency Hedging Strategies Using Dynamic Multivariate GARCH”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), 2013, 94, 164-182 (ISI).

50. Casarin, R. C.-L. Chang, J.-A. Jimenez-Martin, M. McAleer and T. Perez Amaral “Risk Management of Risk under the Basel Accord: A Bayesian Approach to Forecasting Value-at-Risk of VIX Futures”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (Elsevier), 2013, 94, 183-204 (ISI).

51. Chang, C.-L. and M. McAleer, 2013, “Ranking Leading Econometrics Journals Using Citations Data from ISI and RePEc”, Econometrics (MDPI), 2013, 1(3), 217-235 [EconLit].

52. Chang, C.-L., D. E. Allen and M. McAleer, 2013, “Recent Developments in Financial Economics and Econometrics: An Overview”, North American Journal of Economics and Finance (Elsevier), 2013, 26, 217-226 (ISI).

53. Chang, C.-L., J.-C. Chang and Y.-W. Huang, 2013 “Dynamic Price Integration in the Global Gold Market”, North American Journal of Economics and Finance (Elsevier), 2013, 26, 227-235 (ISI).

54. Chang, C.-L., H.-K. Hsu and M. McAleer, 2013, “Is Small Beautiful? Size Effects of Volatility Spillovers for Firm Performance and Exchange Rates in Tourism”, (North American Journal of Economics and Finance (Elsevier), 2013, 26, 519-534 (ISI).


---------- C、 Working paper: -----------

1. Michael McAleer, Bing-Wen Huang, Hsiao-I Kuo and Chi-Chung Chen and Chia-Lin Chang, 2008, “An Econometric Analysis of SARS and Avian Flu on International Tourist Arrivals to Asia”, Econometric Institute Report EI 2008-21, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
(http://www.econometric-institute.org/pubsUH)

2. Chang, C.-L. and L. Oxley, 2008, “Industrial Agglomeration, Geographic Innovation and Total Factor Productivity: The Case of Taiwan”, Department of Economics Working Papers Series 0814, 2008, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
(http://ir.canterbury.ac.nz/bitstream/10092/2082/1/12611473_Oxley.pdf)

3. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2006, “Knowledge Sourcing and Firm Performance in an Industrializing Economy: the Case of Taiwan in the 1990s”, BETA Working Paper #2006-33, University of Strasbourg, France.

4. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2006, “Using the Asymptotically Ideal Model to Estimate the Impact of Knowledge on Labor Productivity: An Application to Taiwan in the 1990s”, BETA Working Paper #2006-34, University of Strasbourg, France.

5. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2004, “Doing R&D and Importing Technology: Recent Evidence from Taiwan’s Manufacturing Firms”, IRES Discussion Paper n° 2004-6. Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium. 
(to download: www.ires.ucl.ac.be/DP/IRES_DP/2004-6.pdf )

6. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2004, “Innovation Strategy and Total Factor Productivity Growth: Evidence from Taiwanese Innovation Firms”, IRES Discussion Paper n° 2004-7. Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium.
(to download: www.ires.ucl.ac.be/DP/IRES_DP/2004-7.pdf )

7. Chang, C.-L. and S. Robin, 2004, “Innovation Strategy and Labor Productivity Growth: Evidence from Taiwanese Firms”, CRESGE-LABORES Discussion Paper Series. Universite Catholique de Lille, France.

 

---------- D、 Edited and Refereed Conference Proceedings: ----------

1. “Avian Flu and International Tourism Demand: a Panel Data Analysis”, in L. Oxley and D. Kulasiri (eds.), MODSIM 2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MSSANZ, Christchurch, New Zealand, December 2007, pp. 1892-1898 (ISBN 978 0 9758400 4 7) (with H.-I. Kuo, B.-W. Huang, C.-C. Chen and M. McAleer).

2. “A Double Threshold GARCH Model of Currency Depreciation on Stock Market Returns”, in Proceedings of the International Workshop in Finance, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan, February 2008, pp 117-141. (with Y.-L. Yang).

[b] Conferences and Workshops: [/b]
1. “Innovation Strategy and Labor Productivity Growth: Micro Evidence from Taiwanese Manufacturing Firms”, presented to the 2nd International Conference of the Japan Economic Policy Association, Nagoya, Japan, November 2003 (paper).

2. “Doing R&D and Importing Technology: An Empirical Investigation on Taiwan’s Manufacturing Firms”, presented to the 21st Journees de Microeconomie Appliquee, Lille, France, May 2004 (paper).
(www.univ-lille3.fr/jma2004/papers/Stephane%20Robin.pdf)

3. “Innovation Expenditures and Total Factor Productivity Growth: An Application to Taiwan"s Manufacturing Industries”, International Industrial Organization Conference, Atlanta, USA, April 2005 (paper).

4. “The Impact of Taiwan’s Science and Innovation Policy on Firm Productivity Growth in the 1990s”, Atlanta Conference on Science and Technology Policy 2006: US-EU Policies for Research and Innovation, Atlanta, USA, May 2006 (paper).

5. “Public Policy, Innovation and Total Factor Productivity: An Application to Taiwan’s Manufacturing Industry (1997-2003)”, Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies, Maastricht, Netherlands, May 2007 (paper).

6. “Modelling the Asymmetric Volatility in Hog Prices in Taiwan: The Impact of Joining the WTO”, International Workshop on Agricultural Finance, Chiang Mai, Thailand, August 2007 (invited paper).

7. “Modelling the Asymmetric Volatility in Broiler Chicken Prices and Growth Rates in Taiwan”, International Workshop on Agricultural Finance, sponsored by the Thailand Research Fund for Basic Research, Chiang Mai, Thailand, August 2007 (invited paper).

8. “Estimating the Impact of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand Using Panel Data”, Inaugural Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, October 2007 (paper and discussant).

9. “Modelling the Spillover Effects of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand in Asia”, International Workshop on Agricultural Finance and Tourism Economics, Taichung, Taiwan, December 2007 (invited paper).

10. “Estimating the Impact of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand Using Panel Data”, International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Christchurch, New Zealand, December 2007 (paper and session chair).

11. “A Double Threshold GARCH Model of Currency Depreciation on Stock Market Returns”,  International Workshop on Finance, Yokohama, Japan, February 2008 (invited paper).

12. "How Accurate are Government Forecasts of Economic Fundamentals? The Case of Taiwan", Conference on Macroeconomic Econometric Economic Institution of Sinica, Taipei, November 2009 (invited paper).



---------- E、Conferences and Workshops: in English: ---------

1. “Innovation Strategy and Labor Productivity Growth: Micro Evidence from Taiwanese Manufacturing Firms”, presented to the 2nd International Conference of the Japan Economic Policy Association, Nagoya, Japan, November 2003 (paper).

2. “Doing R&D and Importing Technology: An Empirical Investigation on Taiwan’s Manufacturing Firms”, presented to the 21st Journées de Microéconomie Appliquée, Lille, France, May 2004 (paper).

3. “Innovation Expenditures and Total Factor Productivity Growth: An Application to Taiwan"s Manufacturing Industries”, International Industrial Organization Conference, Atlanta, USA, April 2005 (paper).

4. “The Impact of Taiwan’s Science and Innovation Policy on Firm Productivity Growth in the 1990s”, Atlanta Conference on Science and Technology Policy 2006: US-EU Policies for Research and Innovation, Atlanta, USA, May 2006 (paper).

5. “Public Policy, Innovation and Total Factor Productivity: An Application to Taiwan’s Manufacturing Industry (1997-2003)”, Micro Evidence on Innovation in Developing Economies, Maastricht, Netherlands, May 2007 (paper).

6. “Modelling the Asymmetric Volatility in Hog Prices in Taiwan: The Impact of Joining the WTO”, International Workshop on Agricultural Finance, Chiang Mai, Thailand, August 2007 (invited paper).

7. “Modelling the Asymmetric Volatility in Broiler Chicken Prices and Growth Rates in Taiwan”, International Workshop on Agricultural Finance, sponsored by the Thailand Research Fund for Basic Research, Chiang Mai, Thailand, August 2007 (invited paper).

8. “Estimating the Impact of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand Using Panel Data”, Inaugural Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, October 2007 (paper and discussant).

9. “Modelling the Spillover Effects of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand in Asia”, International Workshop on Agricultural Finance and Tourism Economics, Taichung, Taiwan, December 2007 (invited paper).

10. “Estimating the Impact of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand Using Panel Data”, International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Christchurch, New Zealand, December 2007 (paper and session chair).

11. “A Double Threshold GARCH Model of Currency Depreciation on Stock Market Returns”, International Workshop on Finance, Yokohama, Japan, February 2008 (invited paper).
College Prize for Excellent Supervisor, July. 2008