Chiu Research

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

“Health and Income Variation – A Panel Data Study on the Developed and Less Developed Economies,” International Economic Journal, forthcoming 2011, (I-Ming Chiu, T. Yamada, and C. C. Chen).

“The Efficiency of Internal Capital Markets: Evidence from the Annual Capital Expenditure Survey”, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, January 2011, doi:10.1016/j.qref.2011.01.003, (S. Agarwal, I-Ming Chiu, V. Souphom, and G. M. Yamashiro).

“Improving Children’s Healthcare through State Health Insurance Programs: An Emerging Need,” Health Policy, Vol. 99, Issue 1, January 2011, pp. 72-82, (C. C. Chen, T. Yamada, J. Smith, and I-Ming Chiu).

“The Brokerage Firm Effect in Herding: Evidence from Indonesia,” Journal of Financial Research, forthcoming 2010, (S. Agarwal, I-Ming Chiu, C. Liu, and S. G. Rhee).

“Pharmaceutical Price Control Policy, Pharmaceutical Innovation, and Health Durability,” The Open Pharmacoeconomics & Health Economics Journal, Vol. 2, 2010, pp. 34-46, (T. Yamada, C. C. Chen, T. Yamada, I-Ming Chiu, and J. D. Worrall).

“Evaluation of the Waste Tire Resources Recovery Program and Environmental Health Policy in Taiwan,” International Journal of Environmental Research in Public Health, 6(3), March 2009, pp. 1075-1094, (C. C. Chen, T. Yamada, I-Ming Chiu, and Y. Liu).

“Healthcare Services Accessibility of Children in the USA,” Applied Economics, Vol. 41, Issue 4, February 2009, pp. 437-450, (T. Yamada, C. C. Chen, T. Yamada, I-Ming Chiu, and J. Smith).

“An Empirical Study on the Long-Run Determinants of Exchange Rate,” Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, Vol. 11, No. 3, September 2008, pp. 389-409, (I-Ming Chiu).

“Reexamine The Stability of Money Demand – The Case of Taiwan,” Taiwan Economic Forum, Council for Economics Planning & Development, Government of Taiwan. Vol. 4, No. 11, November 2006, pp. 37-58, (I-Ming Chiu).

“Intervention, Sterilization and Monetary Control – The Case of Taiwan,” Taiwan Economic Forum, Council for Economics Planning & Development, Government of Taiwan. Vol. 2, No. 4, April 2004, pp. 29-52, (I-Ming Chiu).

“Japanese Health Care Services and Asymmetric Information,” International Political Economy No 8, October 2001, pp. 1-19, (T. Yamada, T. Yamada, C. Kim, H. Noguchi, and I-Ming Chiu).

Non-Refereed Journal Articles (Conference Proceedings)

“Does Consumer Sentiment Affect Household Saving?” in the Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Conference, 2009, pp. 105-115, (I-Ming Chiu).

“The Effect of Gender on Learning and Success in Economics Classes,” in the Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Conference, 2009, pp. 63-70, (O. Kara & I-Ming Chiu).

Papers Under Revision

“The Effect of Gender on Learning and Success in Economics Classes,” The American Economist, 1st revision, (O. Kara & I-Ming Chiu)

Papers Under Review

“Health, Labor Productivity, and Economic Growth,” Review of Development Economics, (I-Ming Chiu, C. C. Chen, and T. Yamada).

“Assessment of the Impact of Information Found on the Internet on Colorectal Cancer Prevention and its Implications for Health Education,” International Journal of Public Health, (C. C. Chen, T. Yamada, and I-Ming Chiu).

“Restoring Higher Saving Rates in the U.S.: Prospects and Implications,” Economic Inquiry, (I-Ming Chiu & M. Kandil).

Presentation at Professional Meetings & Conferences

“Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy: Is There a Bank Lending Channel in Japan?” The Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Meeting, New York City, February 2011.

“The Effects of Human Capital on Average Income – A Dynamic Panel Study between Developed and Developing Economies,” The Midwest Economics Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 2010.

“Balance of Payment, Monetary Policy, and Price Stability – The Case of China,”
The Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, February 2010.

“Does Consumer Sentiment Affect Household Saving?” Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Annual Conference, West Chester, June 2009.

“The Effect of Gender on Learning and Success in Economics Classes,” Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Annual Conference, West Chester, June 2009.

“Health and Economic Growth – A Panel Data Study on the Developed and Less Developed Economies,” The Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Meeting, New York City, March 2009.

Health and Economic Growth – A Theoretical and Longitudinal Study on the Developed and Less Developed Economies,” The Southern Economic Association (SEA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2008.

“The Effectiveness of Sterilized Intervention – The Case of Taiwan,” The 62nd International Atlantic Economic Association (IAEC) Conference, Philadelphia, November, 2006.

“Augmented Purchasing Power Parity Theory – The Case of Taiwan,” The Midwest Economics Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, March 2005.

“Exchange Rate Management in the Last Decade – The Case of Taiwan,” The Midwest Economics Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 2004.

“Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Control – The Case of Taiwan,” The Midwest Economics Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, St. Louis, March 2003.

Research with Students
I have supervised the following students on their independent research projects (course no.: 220:491:01). The following is a list of the completed research projects. If you are interested in taking this course, please feel free to contact me.

  • Advisor of Independent Study, Zhu Huan Lin, “The Trend of Green Technology-Why Solar Energy,” fall 2010.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Raymond Ngiau, “Location, Location, and Location: The Study of Housing Prices in NJ,” spring 2010. CURCA participation, April 20, 2010.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Shyam Raja, “The Privatized Healthcare of the United States vs. The Nationalized Healthcare of Other Countries”, Simon Ouko, “Analysis of the BRIC Economies”, fall 2009~spring 2010.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Melissa Valenzuela, “How Well the Yield Curve Predicts Recession in the U.S.,” fall 2009~January 2010.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Shyam Raja, “The Complications of the US Healthcare System in Comparison to Other Advanced Countries,” spring 2009.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Kerri Hansen, “Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures – The Correlation between Unemployment and Crime in Camden, New Jersey,” fall 2008. Paper is presented at ODE meeting, April 30, 2009.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Jasmine Morrison, “The Impacts of Minimum Wage on Poverty,” spring 2007.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Ayotunde Babajide,”The Stability of Money Demand – The Case of Nigeria”; Daniel Mcgovern, “Purchasing Power Parity – United States & Canada”; Tiffany Curcio, “The Trade-Off of Output and Unemployment – Okun’s Law Revisited,” spring 2006.
  • Advisor of Honors Research Project, Megan Clark, “Low Private Saving Rate in the Case of the U.S.,” fall 2005~spring 2006. Paper is presented at ODE meeting, April 27, 2006. CURCA participation and win top prize, April 20, 2006.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Atnre Alleyne, “Economics of The National Basketball Association,” fall 2005.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Mario Kundra, “The Long-run Relationship between Money Growth and Inflation Rate – An International Comparison,” spring 2005.