Taiwan Journal of Applied Economics (TJAE) is dedicated to all research areas in Economics. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Industrial Economics, Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, International Trade, International Finance, Empirical Finance, Health Economics, Labor Economics, Agricultural Economics, Natural Resources, and Applied Econometrics.


TJAE was Founded in 1963 by the (then) Department of Agricultural Economics, and originally known as the “Journal of Agricultural Economics”, the journal was renamed as the “Taiwan Journal of Applied Economics” (TJAE) in 2008. With more than 50 years of history, the journal has already published 95 articles as of June 2013. TJAE is published in two issues each year, namely every June and December, with a double-blind refereeing process.


This journal has been growing in reputation, especially in recent years, as it has entered the ranks as one of a few domestic Economics journals that are listed in the Taiwan Social Science Citation Index (TSSCI).



Editorial Board


Committee of Editors
Chia-Lin Chang (National Chung Hsing University)

Executive Editors:
Kuo-I Chang (Nation Chung Hsing University)
Shu-Yi Liao (National Chung Hsing University)

Chih-Yi Chi (National Chung Hsing University)
Ching-Cheng Chang (Academia Sinica)

Deng-Shing Huang (Academia Sinica)

Hung-Pin Lai (National Chung Cheng University)
Hwei-Lin Chuang (National Tsing Hua University)

Jong-Rong Chen (National Central University)
Shih-Ti Yu (National Tsing Hua University)
Tsu-Tan Fu (Soochow University)

Inaugural Honorary International Editorial Advisory Board: 
Clinton Watkins (Kobe University, Japan)
Coenraad Labuschagne (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Daniel Slottje (Southern Methodist University, USA)
David Allen (University of Sydney, Australia)
Esfandiar Maasoumi (Emory University, USA)
Giuseppe Cavaliere (University of Bologna, Italy)
José Angelo Divino (Catholic University of Brasilia, Brazil)
Kazuo Nishimura (Kobe University, Japan)
Manabu Asai (Soka University, Japan)
Marcelo Medeiros (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro,Brazil)
Masahito Kobayashi (Yokohama National University, Japan)
Massimiliano Caporin (University of Padova, Italy)
Michael McAleer (Asia University, Taiwan)
Philip Hans Franses (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Robert Taylor (University of Essex, UK)
Shiqing Ling (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
Teodosio Perez Amaral (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)
Wai-Sum Chan (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Yiu-Kuen Tse (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Yoshihiko Nishiyama (Kyoto University, Japan)

Editorial Assistants:
Chun-Fu Hsu

Shiang-Yi Wang

Department of Applied Economics, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan