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Working papers


  1. Hung-pin Lai & Wen-Jen Tsay, 2012. "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the Panel Sample Selection Model," IEAS Working Paper : academic research 12-A006, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, revised Oct 2012.


  1. Sun, Chia-Hung & Hsu, Ming-Fei, 2007. "The Determinants of Price in Online Auctions: More Evidence from Quantile Regression," Economics Working Papers wp07-18, School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.


  1. Liu, Kang Ernest & Sun, Chia-Hung, 2005. "A Globally Flexible, Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System: An Application for Meat Demand in Taiwan," 2005 Annual meeting, July 24-27, Providence, RI 19170, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).

Journal articles


  1. Lai, Hung-pin & Kumbhakar, Subal C., 2018. "Endogeneity in panel data stochastic frontier model with determinants of persistent and transient inefficiency," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 162(C), pages 5-9.
  2. Chen, Kong-Pin & Lai, Hung-pin & Yu, Ya-Ting, 2018. "The seller's listing strategy in online auctions: Evidence from eBay," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 107-144.


  1. Cliff J. Huang & Tsu-Tan Fu & Hung-Pin Lai & Yung-Lieh Yang, 2017. "Semiparametric smooth coefficient quantile estimation of the production profile," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 52(1), pages 373-392, February.
  2. Huang, Cliff J. & Lai, Hung-pin, 2017. "A note on the likelihood ratio test on the equality of group frontiers," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 155(C), pages 5-8.


  1. Tuan Anh Luong & Wei-Chih Chen, 2016. "Extensive and Intensive Margins of Exports and Labor Heterogeneity," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 20(1), pages 201-213, February.
  2. Wen-Hsien Liu & Hui-Fang Liang, 2016. "Will Domestic Imitative Threats Influence High-Tech Imports? Evidence from Taiwan," Journal of Economics and Management, College of Business, Feng Chia University, Taiwan, vol. 12(1), pages 37-60, February.
  3. Wen-Hsien Liu, 2016. "Intellectual Property Rights, FDI, R&D and Economic Growth: A Cross-country Empirical Analysis," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 39(7), pages 983-1004, July.
  4. Ji-Liang Shiu & Meng-Chi Tang, 2016. "Household Preferences and Joint Decisions on Employer-Provided Health Insurance Access," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 84(6), pages 723-748, December.
  5. Chiu, Yi-Bin & Sun, Chia-Hung D., 2016. "The role of savings rate in exchange rate and trade imbalance nexus: Cross-countries evidence," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 52(PB), pages 1017-1025.
  6. Kumbhakar, Subal C. & Lai, Hung-pin, 2016. "Maximum likelihood estimation of the revenue function system with output-specific technical efficiency," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 138(C), pages 42-45.


  1. Liu, Wen-Hsien & Tsai, Pan-Long & Tsay, Ching-Lung, 2015. "Domestic impacts of outward FDI in Taiwan: Evidence from panel data of manufacturing firms," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 469-484.
  2. Meng-Chi Tang, 2015. "Contract Length, Expected Surplus, and Specific Investments," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 16(3), pages 295-311, April.
  3. Hung-pin Lai, 2015. "Maximum likelihood estimation of the stochastic frontier model with endogenous switching or sample selection," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 43(1), pages 105-117, February.
  4. Pan, Lee-Hsien & Lin, Chien-Ting & Lee, Shih-Cheng & Ho, Kung-Cheng, 2015. "Information ratings and capital structure," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 31(C), pages 17-32.
  5. Chung, Yu-Hsuan & Pan, Lee-Hsien & Huang, Shaio Yan & Chen, K.C., 2015. "Do firms change earnings management behavior after receiving financial forecast warnings?," Global Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 27(C), pages 1-17.


  1. Ji-Liang Shiu & Chia-Hung D. Sun, 2014. "The determinants of price in online auctions: more evidence from unbalanced panel data," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(2), pages 382-392, February.
  2. Kong-Pin Chen & Hung-pin Lai & Ya-Ting Yu, 2014. "Do consumers discount parallel imports?," Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(1), pages 58-77, March.


  1. Xiaohua Bao & Wei-Chih Chen, 2013. "The Impacts of Technical Barriers to Trade on Different Components of International Trade," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 17(3), pages 447-460, August.
  2. Wei-Chih Chen, 2013. "The Extensive and Intensive Margins of Exports: The Role of Innovation," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(5), pages 607-635, May.
  3. Liu, Wen-Hsien & Chung, Ching-Fan & Chang, Kuang-Liang, 2013. "Inventory change, capacity utilization and the semiconductor industry cycle," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 31(C), pages 119-127.
  4. Tang Meng-Chi, 2013. "The Multitude of Alehouses: The Effects of Alcohol Outlet Density on Highway Safety," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 13(2), pages 1023-1050, August.
  5. Conlin, Michael & Orsini, Joe & Tang, Meng-Chi, 2013. "The effect of an agent’s expertise on National Football League contract structure," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(2), pages 275-281.
  6. Liu, Kang Ernest & Shiu, Ji-Liang & Sun, Chia-Hung, 2013. "How different are consumers in Internet auction markets? Evidence from Japan and Taiwan," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 28(C), pages 1-12.
  7. Hung-pin Lai, 2013. "Estimation of the threshold stochastic frontier model in the presence of an endogenous sample split variable," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 40(2), pages 227-237, October.
  8. Hung-pin Lai & Cliff Huang, 2013. "Maximum likelihood estimation of seemingly unrelated stochastic frontier regressions," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 40(1), pages 1-14, August.
  9. Pan, Lee-Hsien & Lin, Chien-Ting & Yang, Pei-Chi, 2013. "Corporate governance, growth opportunities, and the choices of cross-listings: The case of Chinese ADRs," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 24(C), pages 221-234.


  1. Chen, Wei-Chih, 2012. "Innovation and duration of exports," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 115(2), pages 305-308.
  2. Chyi, Yih-Luan & Lai, Yee-Man & Liu, Wen-Hsien, 2012. "Knowledge spillovers and firm performance in the high-technology industrial cluster," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 556-564.
  3. Cliff Huang & Hung-pin Lai, 2012. "Estimation of stochastic frontier models based on multimodel inference," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 38(3), pages 273-284, December.


  1. Lee, Hsiu-Yun & Lai, Hung-Pin, 2011. "A structural threshold model of the exchange rate under optimal intervention," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 931-946, October.


  1. Lee, Chien-Chiang & Chiu, Yi-Bin & Sun, Chia-Hung, 2010. "The environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis for water pollution: Do regions matter?," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 12-23, January.
  2. Chia-Hung Sun & Yi-Bin Chiu, 2010. "Taiwan's trade imbalance and exchange rate revisited," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(7), pages 917-922.
  3. Chiu, Yi-Bin & Lee, Chien-Chiang & Sun, Chia-Hung, 2010. "The U.S. trade imbalance and real exchange rate: An application of the heterogeneous panel cointegration method," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 705-716, May.
  4. Chia-Hung Sun & Kang Liu, 2010. "Information asymmetry and small business in online auction market," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 34(4), pages 433-444, May.
  5. Chia‐Hung Sun, 2010. "The impact of auction characteristics on prices of agricultural products traded online: evidence from cherries," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 41(6), pages 587-594, November.
  6. Hung-pin Lai & Cliff Huang, 2010. "Likelihood ratio tests for model selection of stochastic frontier models," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 3-13, August.


  1. Yi-Bin Chiu & Chia-Hung Sun, 2009. "Economic interdependence and bilateral trade imbalance across the Taiwan Strait," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 36(4), pages 411-432, September.
  2. Chien-Chiang Lee & Yi-Bin Chiu & Chia-Hung Sun, 2009. "Does One Size Fit All? A Reexamination of the Environmental Kuznets Curve Using the Dynamic Panel Data Approach," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 31(4), pages 751-778, December.


  1. Meng-Chi Tang & Yih-Luan Chyi, 2008. "Legal Environments, Venture Capital, And Total Factor Productivity Growth Of Taiwanese Industry," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 26(3), pages 468-481, July.
  2. Chia-Hung Sun, 2008. "Asymmetric Information And Returns To Reputation In Online Auctions," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 76(3), pages 336-348, June.
  3. Lai, Hung-pin, 2008. "Maximum likelihood estimation of singular systems of equations," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 99(1), pages 51-54, April.


  1. Wen-Hsien Liu, 2007. "Forecasting the semiconductor industry cycles by bootstrap prediction intervals," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(13), pages 1731-1742.
  2. Chia-Hung Sun, 2007. "Economic integration, efficiency change and technological progress," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(5), pages 653-662.


  1. Liu, Wen-Hsien & Chyi, Yih-Luan, 2006. "A Markov regime-switching model for the semiconductor industry cycles," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 569-578, July.
  2. Chia-Hung Sun, 2006. "Imperfect Competition, Economic Miracle, and Manufacturing Productivity Growth: Empirical Evidence from Taiwan," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 34(3), pages 341-359, September.


  1. Wen-Hsien Liu & Ya-Chi Lin, 2005. "Foreign patent rights and high-tech exports: evidence from Taiwan," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(13), pages 1543-1555.
  2. Liu, Wen-Hsien, 2005. "Determinants of the semiconductor industry cycles," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 27(7), pages 853-866, October.
  3. Chia-Hung Sun & Kaliappa P. Kalirajan, 2005. "Gauging The Sources Of Growth Of High-Tech And Low-Tech Industries: The Case Of Korean Manufacturing ," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(2), pages 170-185, June.
  4. Chia-Hung Sun, 2005. "Productivity growth in East Asian manufacturing: a fading miracle or measurement problem?," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(1), pages 1-19.


  1. Sun, Chia-Hung, 2004. "Decomposing productivity growth in Taiwan's manufacturing, 1981-1999," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 759-776, August.
  2. Chia-hung Sun, 2004. "Market Imperfection and Productivity Growth—Alternative Estimates for Taiwan," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 22(1), pages 5-27, July.

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