Refereed Journal Articles

  • “The Impact of Governance Environment on Economic Growth: The Case of Middle Eastern and Northern African Countries,” Journal of Economics Library, Vol. 3, No.1, pp. 24-37, March 2016, (N. Emara & I-Ming Chiu)

  • “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.)

  • “What Can Emerging Market Learn from a Public Long-Term Care Insurance System from a Mature Country: Experimental Study?” In: Health Economics and Policy Challenges in Global Emerging Markets, Mihajlo Jakovljevic Ed., Nova Publishers NY, Chapter 2, pp. 19-40, 2016, (Weihong Zeng, ChiaChing Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, Joseph Harris III, Osama Hamed, Babu N.S. Dsari, I-Ming Chiu, and Tadashi Yamada).

  • 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, (Noha Emara & I-Ming Chiu).
  • “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

  • “Income Inequality and Clinical Outcomes in Cardiovascular Disease”.
  • “Big Data Analytics and Community Health”.
  • “Governance and Economic Growth: A Global Study”. (I-Ming Chiu & Noha Emara)
  • “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”. (Magda Kandil & I-Ming Chiu).

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.

Presentations 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.

Professional Contributions

  • 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.