Tzu-Han Maria Yang


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  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Davis, 1993
  • M.A. Public Economics, National Cheng-Chi University, 1984
  • B.A. Economics, Fu-Jen Catholic University, 1982
Research Interests
  • International Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Public Finance and Social Welfare
  • Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeling
Professional Experience
Professor, Department of Public Finance, National Taipei University, 2008-present
Chair, Department of Public Finance, National Taipei University, 2007-present
Chief, Research Management Section, Research and Development Office, National Taipei University, 2005-2007
Associate Professor, Department of Public Finance, National Taipei University, 2000- 2008
Specialist, Council for Economic Planning and Development, Executive Yuan, Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 1984-1988, 1993-2000
(Adjunct) Associate Professor, Public Finance Institution, National Chung-Hsin University, 1994-2000
(Adjunct) Lecturer in Public Economics, Fu-Jen Catholic University, 1985-1988
Other Professional Activities
  • Referee service for:
    • Journal of the Japanese and International Economies
    • Academia Economic Papers
    • Taiwan Economic Forecast and Policy
    • Agriculture and Economics
    • Economic Research, etc.
  • Reviewer of the quarterly report of trade development
    • Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Executive Yuan

Peng, S.-S., Huang, D.-H., Yang, T.-H., Sun, Y.-C., (forthcoming) “Who’s in the Forbes Global 2000? The Role of Home Market, Multinational Firms, and Economic Development”, Review of Development Economics. (2015/05 accepted)

Yang, T.H. and Huang D.S. (2014) “Multinational Corporations, FDI and the East Asian Economic Integration,” in Handbook of the Economics of the Pacific Rim, edited. by Nirvikar Singh, Oxford University Press. January 30, 2014.

Lee, Paul T-W, Lee, T.-C., Yang, T.-H. (2013) “Korea-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: The Implications on Seaborne Trade Volume and Maritime Logistics Policy Development in Korea,” Journal of Logistics and Trade. April 2013, 11(1): 3-26.

Lee, T.-C., Yang, T.-H.(2012)“A Reassessment of the Economic Impacts of EFCA: From the Viewpoints of Factor Movement and Model Closure Specification,” in The Applications of CGE models in Industrial Development Assessment, edited by Henry Ho, Management School, National Cheng-Kung University, pp.143-169.

Yang, T.-H. and H.-H. Liu (2008) “An Impacts Assessment of Taiwan’s Industrial Restructuring and Technological Change on Its Economic Growth and Employment,” Socioeconomic Law and Institution Review 42: 85-117 (in Chinese)

Yang, T.-H. and S.-W. Chang (2008) “The Impacts Assessment of the Expiration of the Tax incentives in the Statute for Upgrading Industries-A CGE Approach” Public Finance Review, 40(4):75-99 (in Chinese)

Yang, T.-H. (2007) “Social Factors, Transaction Costs, and Industrial Organization: A Comparison between South Korea and Taiwan,” International Sociology, 22(4): 435-461(SSCI).

Yang, T.-H., Su H.-P., Hsu, S.-S. and H.-C. Ma (2007) “An Ex Post Impact Analysis of Taiwan’s Integrated Income Tax Reform on Economic Development and Income Distribution,” Journal of Social Sciences and Philosophy 19(3): 11-46 (in Chinese, TSSCI)

Yang, T.-H. and S.-J. Liu (2007) “The impact of the 2004 WTO July Package on Taiwan’s Economic Development, Focusing on Agricultural Market Access,” Taiwan Economic Forecast and Policy 38(1): 35-74 (in Chinese, TSSCI)

Conference Papers

Yang, T.-H and Huang, D.-S. (2011) “Multinational Corporations, FDI and the East Asian Economic Integration” RIETI International Seminar of International Trade, Firm and Labor Market, Tokyo Japan, Feb. 4. and RIETI Discussion Paper Series 11-E-071.

Su, H.-P., Yang, T.-H and Feng, C.-C (2011) “Import preference change and its impacts on the effects of trade liberalization policy,” GTAP Annual Conference, June 16-18, 2011,Venice Italy and 2010台灣經濟學會年會,12月18日,台北。

Yang, Tzu-Han (2008)“Product Cycle and Industrial Hollowing-out: The case of the Textile Industry of Taiwan ”Western Economic Association International 83rd Annual Conference, Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu Hawaii, June 29-July3.

Yang, T.-H. and Liao, Y.-P. (2007) “Product Cycle and Industrial Restructuring─The Case of the Electrical and Electronic Sector of Taiwan” International Workshop on Empirical Studies of Trade, FDI and Firm in East Asia by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Tokyo, Japan, March 16-17.

Lee, H.-F and Yang, T.-H. (2007) “Meeting the Challenge of Aging Economy-Taiwan Experience,” International Symposium on Social Policy in Asia, Feb. 9-10, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan.