Dr. Yang-Ming Chang
Ph.D., State University of New York - Buffalo, 1985
Chang is Professor of Economics. His research interests include applied microeconomic theory, 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, which was first presented in 1988-1989. Along with teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, Chang has supervised 21 Ph.D. students and 10 Master's students. Students who were under Chang's supervision now work at government agencies or at academic institutions. Based on statistics from Research Papers in Economics, 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 (or is forthcoming) in a number of professional journals, including Journal of Political Economy, Canadian Journal of Economics (2), Economic Inquiry, Southern Economic Journal (2), Labour Economics, Journal of Population Economics (3), Economics Letters (2), Information Economics and Policy (2), International Review of Economics and Finance (2), Open Economies Review, The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Japan and the World Economy, Pacific Economic Review, Review of World Economics, Review of International Economics, Defence and Peace Economics (4), The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, Journal of Sports Economics, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Public Finance Review, Review of Law and Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Regulatory Economics, and Public Choice.