Past News of 2006

 

On December 29, we honorably invited Dr. Yuen-Ho Lee, the head of Department of Economics in Fo Guang  University, to give us a special seminar on " Taiwan Rice Policy" at 10:20 am in the seminar room.

 

On December 29, we honorably invited Dr. Tai-Chi Hsiao, the dean of  Chinese Institute for Economic Research, to give us a special seminar on " Principle of Interest-Pay-Say in Community-Based Environmental Management " at 2:20 pm in the seminar room.

 

 

 

On December 28, we honorably invited Mr. Hara Kiyoshi, the president of Japan Kyoto EDUSE Business Management Consulting Co., to give us a special seminar on " Management, Idea and Practice: Take Japanese Enterprises as An Example " at 9:30 am in the seminar room.

 

 

 

On December 22, we honorably invited Dr. Steven T. Yen from Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Tennessee, to give us a special seminar on "Food Stamp Program Participation and Food Insecurity: An Instrumental Variables Approach " at 10:20 am in the seminar room. Photos. Paper. Slides

 

On December 22, we honorably invited Dr. Alan Yun Lu from our department to give us a special seminar on " Renovation and Development of Taiwan Farmers' Organization" at 1:20pm in the seminar room. Photos

 

 

 

On December 15, we honorably invited Dr. Bruce A. McCarl from Department of Agricultural Economics, Taxes A&M University, to give us a special seminar on " Will Agricultural Biofuels be a competitive future option: Energy prices and greenhouse gasses" at 10:20 am in the seminar room. Photos

 

 

On December 15, we honorably invited Dr. Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr.  from Department of Agricultural Economics, Taxes A&M University, to give us a special seminar on " Willingness to Pay for Reduced Risk of Foodborne Illness: A Non-Hypothetical Field Experiment " at 2:20pm  in the seminar room. Photos

 

 

On December 8, we invited Dr. Chi Hsueh, present dean of Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance to give us a special seminar on "  Industrial Development in 21st Century " at 10:20 am in the seminar room.

 

 

 

On December 11, we invited  Dr. Goong Chen from Department of Mathematics, Taxes A&M University who is also the editor in chief of Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications  to give us a special lecture on " Editing Procedure of Academic Journal ". Dr. Chen illustrated us how to contributes to an academic journal on the website and the following  procedure in editorial office. Besides, he also illustrated how a publisher publishes, edits and promotes a journal.
 

 
 

*November 30, 2006

On December 4, we invited the magistrate of  Yunlin County, Mrs. Ji-Feng Su, to give us a special speech on " The Relationship between China Agriculture and Taiwan Farmers " at 18:30 in  Dept. of AGEC classroom 1.

 

 

*November 30, 2006

Welcome the delegation of Meiji University led by Dr. Akihide Ikegami, photos

 

 

*November 27, 2006

On December 1, we invited former minister of Council of Agriculture and present vice president of Asia University, Mr. Peng-Tso Kuei, to give us a special speech on " Comments on the Cooperation between China and Taiwan " at 10:20 in the seminar room, photos.

 

 

*November 27, 2006

On December 1, we invited president of Know-You Seed Co., LTD., Mr. Lung-Mu Chen, to give us a special speech on " Tradition Passing-Down and Business Continuity of  Know-You Seed Co., LTD. " at 18:30 in Dept. of AGEC classroom 1. poster, photos.

 

 

*November 21, 2006

On November 24, we  invited Professor Goong Chen from Department of Mathematics, Taxes A&M University to give us a special lecture on "A Chitchat on English Technical Writing" at 13:20 in the seminar room, photos

 

 

*November 15, 2006

On November 20, we invited  Dr. Calum G. Turvey from Department of Applied Economic and Management, Cornel University to give us a special lecture on "Risk Contingent Credit Instruments for Agricultural Lending and Micro Credit: Considerations for Weather Risk Management", photos

 

 

*November 15, 2006

On November 17, we invited the deputy chief of Agricultural Finance, Mr. Chi-Ming Hsu, in Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan  to give us a special lecture on "Agricultural Development and  Agricultural Finance Policy" at 10:20am in the seminar room. slides 1, slides2, photos

 

On November 17, we invited the assistant professor, Dr. Angela Lyons, from Department of Agricultural  and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, to give us a special lecture on "Health and Financial Strain: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances" at 2:30pm in the seminar room. slides, paper1, paper 2 , photos

 

 

*November 11, 2006

On November 8, Delegation of University Putra Malaysia, Dr. Nik Mustapha R. AbdullahDr. Mad Nasir Shamsudin and Dr. Aini Ideris visited our department and had a discussion meeting with our faculty members, photos
 

 

*November 07, 2006

On November 10, we invited the lecture professor of Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Dr. Shun-Ching Hsieh in Department of Tropical Agricultural and International Cooperation to give us a special lecture on "Accerditation of Organic Food and Its Marketing."  at 10:20am in the seminar room. lecture article, slides, photos

 

On November 10, we invited  Dr. Chou, Deng-Yang , the professor and the head of Department of Economics in National Chung Cheng University , to give us a special lecture on  "Transactional Pollution and Trade Federation " at 2:30pm in the seminar room. slides, photos

 

*October 31, 2006

On November 3, we invited Professor Emeritus Wen-Fu Xu in our department to give us a special lecture on "The Practicability of Applying the Brand Strategy on Fresh Agricultural Products Promotion."  at 10:20am in the seminar room, slides1, slides2, photos

 

On November 3, we invited Assistant Professor Chu-Ping Lo in our department to give us a special lecture on  "International Outsourcing and Exchange Rate: Would Chinese RMB Appreciate with Outsourcing? " at 1:30pm in the seminar room, slides, photos

 

 

*October 25, 2006

Congratulations!!! The doctor candidate in our department, Po-Chi Chen's article written jointly with  Associate Professor  Ming-Miin Yu, Professor  Ching-Cheng Chang and Professor Shih-Hsun Hsu, was accepted to be published in the famous international journal, " Agricultural Economics" (SSCI). This journal is published by most authoritative association, International Association of Agricultural Economics (IAAE), acceptance letter

 

 

*October 18, 2006

On October 20, we invited Dr. Karen Liu from United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service to give a special lecture on "Economic Analysis in the Context of Natural Resource Management" at 10:20am in the seminar room. photos, slides

 

 

*October 18, 2006

On October 20, we invited Mr. C. Y. Cyrus Chu, the distinguished Research Fellow Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica and the professor of Economics, National Taiwan University,  to give us a special lecture on "Bioeconomics" at 2:20pm in the seminar room. photos, slides

 

 

*October 13, 2006

On October 13, we invited Mr. Chung-I Hou, the director of project section in Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, give us a special speech on " Long Stay-- Current Development and Prospective at 10:20 am ", photos and  lecture article

 

 

*October 13, 2006

On October 13, we invited Professor Cheng-Wei Chen, the associate professor  of our department, to give us a special speech on "Marketing Resume and Development of Fishery Industry  " at 1:20pm, photos

 

 

*October 11, 2006

An open position of Policy Research Assistant in Australian Commerce And Industry  Office, Taipei Taiwan, details

 

*September 29, 2006

On October 4, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, "Stray Birds Project " campus conference will be held at 10 am in the seminar room. We invite the minister, Mr. Jia-Chyuan Su, to give us a special speech on " New Agricultural Activities -- Brighten Taiwan Agriculture ", photos

 

 

*September 29, 2006

On September 29 morning, we invited Mr. Yung-Chung Chiu, the chairman of  International Center for Land Policy Studies and Training to give us a special lecture on " Limitation in Taiwan Agricultural Development Policies", photos and  lecture article

 

 

*September 29, 2006

On September 29 afternoon, we invited Professor Tai-Hsin Huang from Department of Finance, National Chengchi University,  to give us a special lecture on "A Study on Long Run Inefficiency Levels of a Panel Dynamic Cost Frontier under the Framework of Forward-Looking Rational Expectations", photos and paper

 

 

*September 28, 2006

Congratulations!! Our chairman, Professor Shih-Hsun Hsu, was selected as the editing consultant for Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development. For more information, please refer to  the website http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndsu/miljkovi/

 

 

*September 19, 2006

Chairman, Professor Shih-Hsun Hsu, and Chihlee Institute of Technology assistant professor, Shu-Yuen Li, were invited to China Center for Economic Research,  Peking University to give a short-term lecture on Computable General Equilibrium  (CGE). They also exchanged opinions  with center chairman Yi-Fu Lin, Professor Yao-Shun Li and other professors about the issues of "Business Trade between Taiwan and China",  "International Agricultural Trade" and "Academic Exchanges". class schedule, references, photos, and website of China Center for Economic Research

 

 

*September 18, 2006

Congratulations! Our department is selected as one of the "College of Bio-resource and Agriculture English Website Competition" prizewinners,  details

 

 

*September 14, 2006

On September 22, there will be a seminar on "Establishing A Market Mechanism for Water Resource Distribution-- Evaluation of Water Value"  at 9 AM in the seminar room, schedule and sign-up form

 

 

*September 12, 2006

Teacher-Parents Conference on September 10, photos and slides

 

 

*September 05, 2006

On September 14,  Dr. Henning Bjornlund from the Centre for Regulation and Market Analysis at the University of South Australia will give a special speech on "Recent and Emerging Water Policy Reforms in Australia" at 10 AM in the seminar room.

 

*August 31, 2006

Guidelines for  Mr. Kuo-Shi Liu Education Fund Scholarship, details

 

 

*August 30, 2006

Guidelines for " Seed Scholarship" offered by  International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF), details

 

 

*August 29, 2006

Dr. Spiro E. Stefanou, Ph.D. thesis advisor of Dr. Ching-Cheng Chang and Yir-Hueih Luh of our Department, was awarded 2006 Fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) at the Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, USA.  Dr. Stefanou is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Shih-Hsun Hsu, Dr. Ching-Cheng Chang and Dr. Yir-Hueih Luh were invited to attend the Fellow Award ceremony and present papers at the Annual Meeting of AAEA , photos

 

*August 22, 2006

Required and selective courses for graduate students, details

 

 

*August 15, 2006

The department announced the name list  of newly admitted  transfer students for the Fall semester, details

 

 

*August 11, 2006

Do you know how department of Agricultural Economics is different from other departments with a major in Applied Economics? You can get a good picture of it from the minimum  admission scores of 2006 University Entrance Exam,  details

 

 

*August 9, 2006

In order to promote international academic exchange, the dean of  Biological Resources and Agriculture school , Dr. Pao-Chi Chen, led  the visit to South Korea Sunchon National University in  late June, details

 

 
*August 9, 2006

On August 5, Academia Sinica Academicians, Dr. Ping-Chien Huang and Dr. I-Chiu Liao, visited our department, details

 

 

*August 4, 2006

China Agricultural Marketing Association (CAMA) announced its guidelines for the "Excellent Master Thesis Award on Agricultural Marketing", details

 

 

July 19, 2006

The electric file of "Agriculture and Economics", Vol 36, is now available, please go to "Resource" to  get access.

 

 

July 19, 2006

On July 18,  a thief broke into the study room for master students. However, due to the secured measures taken by the department, there was no loss. Please keep on the alert during semester break. photos, vedio1, vedio2

 

 

July 17, 2006

On June 29, the first symposium of “Yunlin County Agricultural Capital” was held by in the Yunlin county government conference hall  by the department. photos

 

 

July 17, 2006

On June 28, department of agricultural economics held its first recruiting convention for the in-service Master program of   “Agricultural Economics and Environmental Resource Management” in National Taiwan University Hospital - Yunlin Division. photos

 

 
July 06, 2006
The name list  of  new admitted  PhD students for the Fall semester are announced , details
 
July 06, 2006
On June 30, the department inaugurated the AGEC  Faculty Lounge , photos