Dr. Yang-Ming Chang
Ph.D., State University of New York - Buffalo, 1985
Chang is Professor of Economics. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His research interests include applied microeconomic theory and policy, international trade, and industrial organization. Chang has concentrated his recent research projects on the economics of peace, the general equilibrium analysis of bargaining with endogenous and increasing destruction, as well as issues related to strategic trade policies, regional trade agreements, resource conflict, market competition, and the environment.
Chang was an inaugural recipient of the William L. Stamey 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. Students who were under Chang's supervision now work at government agencies or academic institutions. 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 the record of his research with supervised students. As a winner of the Ronald N. Gaches Lifetime Teaching Award, Chang was recognized during the Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony, December 8, 2018, 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 (2), 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, European Journal of Political Economy, Review of Law & Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, and Public Choice.