Curriculum Vitae

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Division of Economics School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
HSS #04-40, Singapore 637332
Tel: +65-65922432

Academic Positions:

07/2013~Present, Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University


Ph.D. in Economics, Brown University, May, 2013
M.A. in Economics, National Chengchi University (Taiwan), 2003
Bachelor of Finance, National Chengchi University (Taiwan), 2001

Research Fields:

Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics

Honors, Scholarships, and Fellowships:

2010 Summer Dissertation Fellowship, Department of Economics, Brown University
2009 Reginald D. Archambault Award for Teaching Excellence, Brown University
2007-2011 Teaching Fellowship, Department of Economics, Brown University
2003 Honorary Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honors Society

Conference and Seminar Presentations:

2014: ESA International Meetings, Honolulu; 2nd Hanyang-Kobe-Nanyang Conference in Economics; National Chengchi University; Nanyang Technological University.
2013: North-America ESA Conference, Santa Cruz; The 4th Annual Xiamen University International Workshop on Experimental Economics; Singapore Economic Review Conference (session chair); National Taiwan University; Nanyang Technological University.
2012: 13th International Meeting of the Association for Public Economics Theory, Taipei; Brown University.


A Study of Technical Efficiency of International Tourist Hotels in Taiwan” (with Kuo-Liang Wang), Tourism Management, Terry V. Liu (Ed.), New York: Nova Science, 211-224, 2006.
* Reprinted in Taiwan: Economic, Political and Social Issues, Lachlan N. Roberts and Cooper R. Lewis (Ed.), New York: Nova Science, 125–138, 2008.

Working Papers:

Tax or Transfer? The Framing Effect of Redistribution Policy: Experimental Evidence
Overreaction or Under-reaction: How Do People Respond to Wage Changes?
Voluntary Contribution Mechanism with Costly Monitoring
Exposure to Risk and Risk Aversion: A Laboratory Experiment” with Fuhai Hong

Teaching Experience:

Nanyang Technological University: Financial Economics (2013-2014 sem1, 2013-2014 sem2), Experimental Economics (2014-2015 sem1), Behavioral Economics for Policy Analysis (Graduate course, 2013-2014 trisem1), Economics of Financial Analysis (Graduate course, 2014-2015, trisem2)
University of Massachusetts, Boston: Principles of Microeconomics (2013 spring), Principles of Macroeconomics (2012 fall)
Bridgewater State University: Introduction to Microeconomics (2012 spring)
Brown University: Principles of Economics (2009 summer), How to Choose a Stock: An Integrated Course of Principles of Economics, Financial Accounting and Investments (Pre-college course, 2011-2012 summer)


Economic Inquiry, Singapore Economic Review


“The Role of Languages in Shaping Economic Preferences: An Experimental Investigation Using the Mandarin-English Bilingual Subjects in Singapore” (MOE AcRF Tier 1 Grant, S$85,415, Principle Investigator)
“The Evolution of Cooperation, Endogenous Partner Selection and Homophily in Social Networks” (MOE AcRF Tier 2 Grant, S$248,985, Co-PI)
“How Do Economic, Social and Linguistic Factors Shape Social Preferences? Three Experimental Studies” (Start-up Grant, Nanyang Technological University, S$34,996, Principle Investigator)