Dr. Yang-Ming Chang

Yang-Ming ChangPh.D., State University of New York - Buffalo, 1985

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Chang is Professor of Economics. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a Master's degree in Economics from National Taiwan University. His research interests lie in microeconomic theory and policy, international trade, and industrial organization. Chang's recent research endeavors have primarily focused on the economics of peace and conflict, regional trade agreements, commercial policies under imperfect competition, and issues related to environmental regulation.

Chang was an inaugural recipient of the William L. Stamey Undergraduate Teaching Award, first presented in 1988-1989 by the College of Arts & Sciences. Along with teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, Chang has supervised 22 Ph.D. students and 11 Master's students. Based on statistics from RePEc, a prominent ranking service in the economics profession, Chang is ranked in the top 5% of economists nationally according to these criteria: (i) the record of his research with supervised students, (ii) the number of journal pages, and (iii) the number of journal pages, weighted by the number of authors. As a winner of the Ronald N. Gaches Lifetime Teaching Award, Chang was recognized during the Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony at Bramlage Coliseum.

Chang’s research work has appeared in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Political Economy, Canadian Journal of Economics (2), Economic Inquiry, Southern Economic Journal (3), Labour Economics, Journal of Population Economics (3), Economics Letters (2), Applied Economics, Review of International Economics, Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), International Review of Economics & Finance (3), Open Economies Review, Journal of International Trade & Economic Development , Defence and Peace Economics (4), Information Economics and Policy (2), Journal of Sports Economics, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2) , European Journal of Political Economy, Review of Law & Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, and Public Choice (2).