Past News of 2008

 

On Dec 30th (Tue.), we honorably invited Dr. Doo Bong Han, Professor and Head, Department of Food and Resource Economics, Korea University, Seoul Korea, to give us a speech on "Loan Application and Credit Evaluation in Agribusiness " at 14:20 in the seminar room. Photos

 

On Dec 26th (Fri.), we honorably invited Dr. Zuhui Huang , Professor and Director-General of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), Zhejiang University to give us a speech at 10:20 in the seminar room. Photos

 

On Dec 12th (Fri.), we honorably invited Mr. Mark Dries, to give us a speech on "Views on U.S. Agricultural Trade and the Taiwan Market " at 14:20 in the seminar room. Photos

 

On Nov 28th (Fri.), we honorably invited Dr. Samson C. S. Tsou, Deputy Director of Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center, NARLs, to give us a speech on "Logical framework approach and project assessment " at 13:20 in the seminar room.

 

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the National Taiwan University, we invited Dr. Teng-hui Lee, the former president of the Republic of China, to give us a speech at 10 on Nov 16, 2008

 

On Oct. 24th (Fri.), we honorably invited Dr. Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, the executive director of the Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies, to give us a speech on "The Vision of Sustainable Development in Taiwan." at 10:20 in the seminar room.

On Oct. 24th (Fri.), we honorably invited Dr. Shih-Kuei Lin, the Assistant Professor of the Department of Finance, National University of Kaohsiung, to give us a speech on "Empirical Performance and Asset Pricing in Markov-Switching Jump diffusion models " at 14:20 in the seminar room.

 

On Sep. 26th (Fri.), we honorably invited Dr. Qin-Rong Huang, the president of the National Animal Industry Foundation, to give us a speech on "The Strategy of Swine Industry of Taiwan" at 10:20 in the seminar room.

On Sep. 26th (Fri.), we honorably invited Dr. Chi-Chung Chen, the Dept. of Applied Economics, National Chung Hsing University to give us a speech on "Modelling the Impact of Whaling on Global Whale Watching Using Unbalanced Panel Data" at 14:20 in the seminar room.

 

On Oct. 6th, we honorably invited Dr. Wu-Hsiung Chen, the Minister of the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, to give us a speech on "The Decision, Process and Negotiation of Taiwan's Participation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) at 10:20 am in the seminar room.

 

The 2008 Opening Ceremony for EMBA program in Agricultural Economics and Environmental Resources Management was held on July 12.

 

APPC2008 Pre-Conference Workshop Program was held on July 16, 2008. The workshop invites four leading experts in the field of productivity and efficiency analysis to give advanced lectures on the frontier research. Topics of the lectures include stochastic frontier estimation, data envelopment analysis, and policy applications of the two methodologies. The workshop is suitable for junior faculties, graduate students, policy makers, and anyone who is interested in learning current developments in the productivity and efficiency research.

Date:   July 16, 2008

Venue:  Department of Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University   Detail

 

On July 2 (Wed.), we honorably invited Dr. Cliff J. Huang , professor of the Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University, to give us a speech on "Penalized Spline Estimation of a Generalized Deterministic Frontier Model" at 10:20 in the seminar room.

 
On June 13 (Fri.), we honorably invited Dr. Ronald D. Knutson, professor of the Texas A&M University, to give us a speech on "U.S. 2008 Farm Bill: Are we at a turning point in subsidies?" at 14:20 in the seminar room. Photos
 

On May 30 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Kenneth Y. Chay, Professor of Brown University, to give us a speech on "Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Role of Health Soon After Birth." at 14:20 in the seminar room.  Photos

 
2008 PhD Program Entrance Exam Schedule.  Details
 
On May 23 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Chung-Shu Wu, Dean of College of Management, National Dong Hwa University, to give us a speech on "Credit and Public Consumption" at 13:00 in the seminar room. Photos
 

On May 16 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Robert L. Thompson, Professor of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to give us a speech on "Rising World Food and Agricultural Prices: What's Going On?" at 14:20 in the seminar room. Photos

 
On May 9 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Shu-Ling Chen, Assistant Professor of Dept. of Quantitative Finance, NTHU, to give us a speech on "Agricultural Risk Management Innovations for Taiwan " at 14:20 in the seminar room. Photos
 

The 9th Annual Conference of Empirical Economics will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2008, in Dept. of Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University.

 

 

On May 2 (Fri.) we honorably invited Mr. Chen Jian-bin, Director of Pingtung Agricultural Biotechnology Park, to give us a speech on "The Agricultural Biotechnology Creates Business Chances" at 14:20 in the seminar room.  Photos

 

Dept of Agricultural Economics conducted a series of speeches for fresh graduates. The first one we'll invite Ms. Lan Yuh, Executive Vice President, Head of Individual Banking Group and Wealth Management Dept. of Far Eastern International Bank, to give us a speech on "Resume Writing and Interview Skill" at 18:20 in the seminar room.

 

On April 25 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr., Professor of Texas A&M University, to give us a speech on "Obesity, Nutrition and Health: Policies and Economic Research Challenges." at 14:20 in the seminar room. Photos

 

On April 25, We cooperated with the NTU Energy Research Center to hold the Taiwan Energy Forum in the AGEC Auditorium.

 

On April 11 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Samson C. S. Tsou, Deputy Director of Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center, NARL, to give us a speech on "The Strategy of Agricultural Technology  Developing and Planning" at 10:20 in the seminar room. Photos

On April 11 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Fung-Mey Huang, to give us a speech on "The Research of Female Labor Participation" at 14:20 in the seminar room. Photos

 

On March 28 (Fri.) we honorably invited Ms. Lan Yuh, Executive Vice President, Head of Individual Banking Group and Wealth Management Dept. of Far Eastern International Bank, to give us a speech on "The Strategy of Manage Money for Fresh Graduates" at 10:20 in the seminar room.

On March 28 (Fri.) we honorably invited Ms. Chang, Ching-Cheng, Research Fellow of Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, to give us a speech at 14:20 in the seminar room.

 

On March 14 (Fri.) we honorably invited Mr. John C. C. Deng, Chief Negotiator, Office of Trade Negotiations, MOEA, to give us a speech at 10:20 in the seminar room.

On March 14 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Steven T. Yen, Associate Professor of Dept. of Agricultural Economics, University of Tennessee, to give us a speech on "Self-Assessed Health and Cigarette Smoking" at 14:20 in the seminar room.

 

On March 7 (Fri.) we honorably invited Mr. Xiang-Neng Lin, Former Minister of Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan and Committee Member of National Policy Foundation, to give us a speech on "The Impact of High Petroleum Price on Agriculture and Fishery Industry." at 10:20 in the seminar room.

On March 7 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Yung-Ho Weng, Professor of Department of Economics, National Chengchi University, to give us a speech on "Increasing Worldwide Environmental Consciousness and Environmental Policy Adjustment." at 14:20 in the seminar room.

 

On  Feb 29 (Fri.) we honorably invited Mr. Guo-Zhen Chang , CEO of Tai-Yie Ecological Education Leisure Farm, to give us a speech on "The Vision of Leisure Agriculture" at 10:20 in the seminar room.

 

On  Feb 29 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr.Shin-Kun Peng, Research Fellow and Director, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, to give us a speech on "Economic Geography and Tariff Competition" at 14:20 in the seminar room.

 

 

On  Feb 25 (Mon.) we honorably invited Dr. Honma Masayoshi, Professor of Department of Agricultural Economics, Tokyo University, to give us a speech on "Japanse Agricultural Policy Reform Coping with Globalization" at 10:20 in the seminar room.

 

 

The ACEE 2008 Calls for Papers. The 9th Annual Conference of Empirical Economics will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2008, in Dept. of Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University.

 

Important dates: 1.Abstracts and Proposals will be due on Feb. 1, 2007. 2. Notification will be sent out by March 31, 2008.

This conference is sponsored by SSRC at National Science Council, Taiwan Economic Association, and Department of Agricultural Economics, NTU. Please download attachments for application, paper submission, and more details.

 

 

On Jan.11 (Fri.) we honorably invited Mei-yueh HO, Minister, Council for Economic Planning and Development, Executive Yuan, to give us a speech at 10:20 in the seminar room.

On the same day, Dr. Wei-Der Tsai, Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Economics, National Central Univ. was also invited to give us a speech at 14:20 in the seminar room.

 

On Jan. 4 (Fri.) we honorably invited Dr. Shan-Ney Huang, Tainan District Agricultural Research & Extension Station, COA, to give us a speech at 10:20 in the seminar room.

On the same day, Dr.Alan Yun Lu , Professor,  Dept. of Agricultural Economics, NTU, was also invited to give us a speech at 14:20 in the seminar room.