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Chiu’s Research

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles
“Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries: Causes and Health Policy/Program Assessments,” Journal of Tropical Disease, Vol. 1, Issue 3, September 2013, doi: 10.4172/2329-891X.1000117, (T. Yamada, C. C. Chen, I-Ming Chiu, and S. W. Rizvi).

“Too Smart to be Selfish? Measure of Cognitive Ability, Social Preferences, and Consistency,” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 90, June 2013, pp. 112-122, (C. C. Chen, I-Ming Chiu, J. Smith, and T. Yamada).

“The Brokerage Firm Effect in Herding: Evidence from Indonesia,” Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 34, No. 3, Fall 2011, pp. 461-479, (S. Agarwal, I-Ming Chiu, C. Liu, and S. G. Rhee).

“Health and Income Variation – A Panel Data Study on the Developed and Less Developed Economies,” International Economic Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, June 2011, pp. 305-318, (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).

“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).

Other Publications (Conference Proceedings, Books, etc.)

The Impact of Governance on Economic Growth: The case of Middle Eastern and North African Countries“, Proceedings of the MEEA: Topics in Middle Eastern and North African Economies, Volume 18, Number 1, May 2016.

“The Dynamics of Immigration, Culture, and Morality,”in the Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Conference, 2015, forthcoming, (Daniel Hart, I-Ming Chiu, and Michael Sulik)

“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).

Research in Progress
“Household Saving, Consumer Sentiment, and Business Cycles”.

The Impact of Governance on Economic Growth: The case of Middle Eastern and North African Countries“. (Noha Emara & I-Ming Chiu)

“The Effect of Gender on Learning and Success in Economics Classes”. (Orhan Kara & I-Ming Chiu)

“Health, Labor Productivity, and Economic Growth”. (I-Ming Chiu, Chia-Ching Chen, and Tetsuji Yamada).

“Assessment of the Impact of Information Found on the Internet on Colorectal Cancer Prevention and its Implications for Health Education”. (Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, and I-Ming Chiu).

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

Supervising Student Research
I have supervised students on their Honors Thesis (220:495 or 496), Independent Research Projects (220:491) and Graduate Thesis since 2005. The following is a list of their completed/ongoing research projects. If you are interested in doing research and put what you learn into practice, please feel free to contact me at ichiu@camden.rutgers.edu.

  • Childhood Studies Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Member, Neeta Goel, “One Hundred Days: Examining the Effect of an Employment Guarantee Program on Children’s Time Utilization,” spring 2014~spring 2016.
  • Advisor of Honors Research Project, Michael Christian Luke, “Renewable Energies and their Effect on Macroeconomy,” fall 2015~spring2016.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Andrew Maloney, “Effects of Budget Deficits Changes on Exchange Rates,” fall 2015.
  • Advisor of Independent Study, Iqra Shafique, “Predicting Recession in the United States using Yield Curve,” fall 2011.
  • 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.

Presentation at Professional Meetings & Conferences

“An Empirical Study on the Household Saving and Business Cycles in the U.S.,”The Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., February 2016.

“The Impact of Governance on Economic Growth: The Case of Middle Eastern and Northern African Countries,” Middle East Economic Association/Allied Social Science Associations (MEEA/ASSA) Poster Session, San Francisco, January 2016.

“The Dynamics of Immigration, Culture, and Morality,” Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Annual Conference, Penn State University-Berks, Pennsylvania, May 2015.

“The Effects of Education and Health on Labor Productivity,” The Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Meeting, New York City, February 2015.

“Reexamine the U.S. Household Saving,” The 78th International Atlantic Economic Society (IAES) Conference, Philadelphia, October 2013.

“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.

Contribution to Profession

  • Chair for Session S1C, “General Economics III”, Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Annual Conference, Penn State University-Berks, Pennsylvania, May 2015.
  • Chair for Session D14, “Economic Growth and Innovation”, Eastern Economic Association (EEA), Annual Conference, New York City, 2015.
  • Discussant on “What Determines the Duration of a Fiscal Consolidation Program,” Eastern Economic Association (EEA), Annual Conference, New York City, 2013.
  • Panel Chair for Session 2D “Taiwan’s Economy, Trade, and Cross-Strait Relations” and Discussant on three papers in the session, “Trade Complementarity and Hub-Spoke Integration in East Asia: New Empirical Evidence and its Implications”; “Integration of Commercial Banking between Taiwan and China after MOU: Efficiency and Strategic Analysis”; “A Cross-cultural Comparison of Perceptions of Senior Leader Wrong-doing between China and the United States”, American Association for Chinese Studies, 55th Annual Conference, New Brunswick, 2013.
  • Panel Chair for Session 1D “The Economic Integration Between Taiwan and China” and Discussant on three papers in the session, “Trade Complementarity and Hub-Spoke Integration in East Asia: New Empirical Evidence and its Implications”; “Integration of Commercial Banking between Taiwan and China after MOU: Efficiency and Strategic Analysis”; “A Cross-cultural Comparison of Perceptions of Senior Leader Wrong-doing between China and the United States”, American Association for Chinese Studies, 53rd Annual Conference, Philadelphia, 2011.
  • Discussant on “International Transmission of Nominal and Real Shocks,” Midwest Economics Association, Annual Conference, Chicago, 2010.
  • Invited Speaker, Topic “The Impact of Financial Meltdown on the U.S. Economy”, Department of International Trade & Finance, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009.
  • Visiting Scholar, Council for Economic Planning and Development/Executive Yuan, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009.
  • Invited Researcher, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER), Taipei, Taiwan, 2009.
  • Invited Researcher, Polaris Research Institute (PRI), Taipei, Taiwan, 2009.
  • Discussant on “Evidence of Student Achievement in a High School Personal Finance Course,” Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA), Annual Conference, West Chester, PA, 2009.
  • Discussant on “Optimum Currency Areas and Synchronization of Business Cycles in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA), Annual Conference, West Chester, PA, 2009.
  • Discussant on “Effects of Healthcare on Thai Agricultural Household Earnings: An Analysis of the Thai Socio-economic Survey,” Eastern Economic Association (EEA), Annual Conference, New York City, 2009.
  • Invited Speaker, Taiwanese Student Association/Four School (Drexel University, Temple University, Rutgers University Camden, and University of Pennsylvania) New Year Gathering, Philadelphia, 2008.
  • Discussant on “Time Preference and the Evolution of the Interest Rate in the Process of Development,” Southern Economic Association (SEA), Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 2008.
  • Discussant on “The Impact of Financial Crises on European Bank Interest Margins,” International Atlantic Economic Association (IAEA), the 62nd Conference, Philadelphia, 2006.
  • Commentator (Interviewed by Ryan A. Sylvester), “The Impact of Minimum Wage Raise in New Jersey,” Gleaner, Vol. 79, No. 12, April, 2005.
  • Invited Commentator, Higher Education Forum, organized by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, New York, 2005.
  • Discussant on “The Purchasing Power Parity Puzzle in Developing Countries,” Midwest Economics Association, Annual Conference, Milwaukee, 2005.
  • Field Trip Organizer, Economic Development in Major Cities & Remote Areas, North Dakota, 2001-2004.
  • Contest Judge, 52nd Annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair, 2002.