JOURNAL ARTICLES:

                           

1.     Shao-Hsun Keng*, Chun-Hung Lin, and Peter Orazem (forthcoming) “Expanding college access in Taiwan, 1978 – 2014: Effects on graduate quality and income inequality.” Journal of Human Capital (SSCI, IF=0.6) (MOST-103-2410-H-001-MY2)

2.     Shao-Hsun Keng. (2016) The Effect of a Stricter Academic Dismissal Policy on Course Selection, Student Effort, and Grading Leniency.Education Finance and Policy, 11(2): 203-224 (SSCI, IF=0.74) (NSC-100-2410-H-390-015)

3.     Shao-Hsun Keng* and Shin-Yi Wu (2014). “Living Happily Ever After?  The Effect of Taiwan's National Health Insurance on the Happiness of the Elderly.” The Journal of Happiness Studies, 15(4): 783-808. (SSCI, IF=1.68) (NSC-101-2410-H-390-006)

4.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu* (2013). "The Effect of National Health Insurance on Mortality and the SES-Health Gradient: Evidence from the Elderly in Taiwan." Health Economics, 22(1): 52-72. (SSCI, IF=2.23) (NSC-96-2415-H-390-001)

5.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu* (2013). “The Effect of Stimulants and Their Combined Use with Cigarettes on Mortality: The Case of Betel Quid.” The European Journal of Health Economics, 14(4): 677-695. (SSCI, IF=1.774) (NSC-99-2410-H-390-007)

6.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Yang Li* (2012). “An Empirical Analysis of World Health Production with Cross-Country Heterogeneity.” Taiwan Journal of Applied Economics, special issue on productivity and efficiency research: 91-109. (TSSCI)

7.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu* (2011). “Can Education Subsidy Reverse Falling Fertility? The Case of Taiwan.” Journal of Development Studies, 47(11): 1677–1698. (SSCI, IF=0.98) (NSC-95-2415-H-390-002)

8.     Shao-Hsun Keng * and Ya-Fen Lo (2011). “Does attendance to a four-year academic college versus vocational college affect future wages?” Asia Pacific Education Review, 12(1): 117-127. (SSCI, IF=0.47) (NSC-94-2415-H-390-003)

9.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Yang Li* (2010) “Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity in World Health Production; A Stochastic Frontier Approach.” Applied Economics, 42: 3011-3021. (SSCI, IF=0.46)

10.  Shao-Hsun Keng and Wallace Huffman* (2007) “Binge Drinking, and Labor Market Success: A Longitudinal Study on Young People.” Journal of Population Economics, 23(1): 303-322. (SSCI, IF=1.47)

11.  Shao-Hsun Keng (2005) “Helmet Use and Motorcycle Fatalities in Taiwan.” Accident Analysis and Prevention, 37(2): 349-355. (SSCI, IF=2.602) (NSC-92-2415-H-390-002)

12.  Shao-Hsun Keng and Chun-Hung Lin* (2005) “Wives’ Value of Time and Food Consumed Away from Home in Taiwan.” Asian Economic Journal, 19(3): 319-334. (SSCI, IF=0.263)

13.  Shao-Hsun Keng, Steve Garasky, and Helen Jensen* (2002) "Welfare Dependence and Recidivism in an Era of Welfare Reform." Applied Economics, 34(18):2311-23. (SSCI, IF=5.018)

14.  Shao-Hsun Keng, Steve Garasky, and Helen Jensen* (2000) "Innovation at the State Level: Initial Effects of Welfare Reform in Iowa." Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 24(2), 155-167.

 


BOOK CHAPTER:

 

1.  Jensen, Helen, Shao-Hsun Keng and Steven Garasky (2002). “Location and the Low Income Experience: Analyses of Program Dynamics in the Iowa Family Investment Program,” In Greg J. Duncan, Bruce A. Weber, and Leslie Whitener (eds.), Welfare Reform, Food Assistance, and Rural Poverty. Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute.

 


WORKING PAPERS:

 

1.  Shao-Hsun Keng* and Peter Orazem (2014) “Performance Pay, the Marriage Market and Rising Income Inequality in Taiwan.

2.  Shao-Hsun Keng and Hwang-Ruey Song*. (2014) “Tenure Track System and Its Impact on Grading Leniency: A Quasi-Experimental Approach.”

3.  Shao-Hsun Keng. (2013) “A Causal Inference in the Return to Study Time and Class Attendance on Course Performance: A Natural Experiment from the Implementation of a Stricter Dismissal Policy.”

4.  Sheu, Sheng-Jang and Shao-Hsun Keng*. (2012) Decomposition of Earnings Differentials between Immigrants and Natives: the Aftermath of 1949 Migration in Taiwan.

5.  Sheu, Sheng-Jang and Shao-Hsun Keng*. (2012) “ Employment Status, Medical Care Utilization, and Health in Taiwan.”

 


CONFERENCE PRESENTATION:

          

             2008~Present

           

1.     Shao-Hsun Keng, Chun-Hung Lin, and Peter Orazem. Expanding college access in Taiwan, 1978 – 2014: Effects on graduate quality and income inequality.” 9th biennial meeting of Hong Kong Economic Association, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 12-13, 2016.

2.     Shao-Hsun Keng, Chun-Hung Lin, and Peter Orazem. Expanding college access in Taiwan, 1978 – 2014: Effects on graduate quality and income inequality.” 10th annual meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, University of Coimbra, Portugal, July 1-3, 2016.

3.     Shao-Hsun Keng “Tenure System and Its Impact on Grading Leniency, Teaching and Student Effort.” Presented at the 2015 National Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education, American Economic Association, May 27-29, 2015, Minneapolis, USA.

4.     Shao-Hsun KengThe Effect of a Stricter Academic Dismissal Policy on Course Selection, Student Effort, and Grading Leniency.” presented at the 89th annual meeting of Western Economics Association, Denver, USA, June 27-July 1, 2014.

5.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Shin-Yi Wu “Living Happily Ever After? The Effect of Taiwan’s National Health Insurance on the Happiness of the Elderly.” presented at 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference, March 14-17, 2013, Tokyo, Japan.

6.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu. “The Effect of Stimulants and Their Combined Use with Cigarettes on Mortality: The Case of Betel Quid,” presented at the annual meeting of the Western Economic Association, San Francisco, USA, June 28-July 2, 2012.

7.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu. “The Effect of National Health Insurance on the Mortality and Quality of Life of the Elderly in Taiwan,” presented at the 2nd Health Econometrics Workshop, Rome, Italy, July 15-July 17, 2010.

8.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu. “An Analysis on the Effect of Betel Quid Chewing and Its Combined Use with Cigarettes on Mortality,” presented at Annual Conference of Taiwanese Economic Association, Taipei, Taiwan, December, 2009.

9.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu. “The Effect of National Health Insurance on the Mortality and Quality of Life of the Elderly in Taiwan,” presented at Western Economic Association International 8th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference, Kyoto, Japan, March, 2009.

 

 

 

           2000~2007

          

1.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Sheng-Jang Sheu. “Can Education Subsidy Reverse the Falling Fertility in Taiwan,” presented at Annual Conference of the Society of Labor Economists, Chicago, IL, May, 2007.

2.     Sheu, Sheng-Jang and Shao-Hsun Keng. “Decomposition of Earnings Differentials between Immigrants and Natives-- the Aftermath of 1949 Migration in Taiwan,” presented at Annual Conference of Macroeconomics and Econometrics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, December, 2006.

3.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Yang Li. “Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity in World Health Production: An Application of Stochastic Frontier Approach,” presented at the Conference of Productivity and Efficiency, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, June, 2005.

4.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Chun-Hung Lin. “Estimation of the Elasticity of Substitution between College Graduate Workers in Different Experience Cohorts: The Case of Taiwan,” presented at the 4th annual Conference of Empirical Economic, National Dong-Hwa University, Taiwan, April, 2003

5.     Shao-Hsun Keng and Chun-Hung Lin. “Wives’ Value of Time and Food Consumed Away from Home in Taiwan: 1983-2000,” presented at the Taipei International Conference of Population Change, Labor Market Transition and Economic Development in Asia, Academia Sinica, Taipei, December, 2002.

6.     Shao-Hsun Keng, Steve Garasky, and Helen Jensen. “Location and the Low Income Experience: Analyses of Program Dynamics in the Iowa Family Investment Program.” Presented at Rural Dimensions of Welfare Reform: A Research Conference on Poverty, Welfare, and Food Assistance, Washington, D.C., May, 2000.

 


Technical Reports:

 

1.    Zotov, Natasha, Shao-Hsun Keng, and William Hamilton (2002). “Family Child Care Providers in the CACFP—Operational Effects of Reimbursement Tiering: A Report to Congress on the Family Child Care Homes Legislative Changes Study”. Economic Research Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, online publication: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/efan02004/

2.    Shao-Hsun Keng, Steve Garasky, and Helen Jensen (2000). "Exploring the Possible Effects of TANF on Low-income Families through Analyses of Recidivism and Dynamics of Welfare Participation in a State Waiver Program". The Iowa Department of Human Services, online publication: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/Homepages/dhs/DHSReports/childsupport/

 


REFEREE SERVICE

 

1.  Journal of Human Capital, Empirical Economics, Health Policy, European Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Taiwan Economic Review, Academia Economic Papers, Applied Economics

 


 

GRANT:

                             

1.     An Evaluation of the Tenure System and Student Evaluation, and Its Implications on Grading, Teaching Effectiveness, and Student Learning: The Case of the National University of Kaohsiung.”  Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST-105-2410-H-390-001-MY2)

2.     “Quality of Higher Education, Performance Pay, and Wage Inequality.” National Science Council, 2014. (103-2410-H-390 -001 -MY2)

3.     Cohort-Specific Human Capital and Inequality: The Case of Rising College Graduation in Taiwan, 1990-2012” National Science Council, 2013. (NSC-102-2918-I-390 -004)

4.     “The Causal Effect of the Study Time and Class Attendance on Academic Performance: A Natural Experiment from the Implementation of a Stricter Dismissal Policy.” National Science Council, 2013. (NSC-102-2410-H-390 -001)

5.     Living Happily Ever After? The Effect of Taiwan’s National Health Insurance on the Happiness of the Elderly.” National Science Council, 2012. (NSC-101-2410-H-390 -006)

6.      The Effect of Compulsory Drop out Policy on Course Selections and Grade Inflation.” National Science Council, 2011. (NSC-100-2410-H-390-015)

7.     “The Effect of Betel Quid Chewing and Smoking on Income.” National Science Council, 2010. (NSC-99-2410-H-390-007)

8.     “The Effect of Betel Quid Chewing and Smoking on Mortality.” National Science Council, 2009. (NSC-98-2410-H-390-009)

9.     “The Effect of the National Health Insurance on Mortality and Quality of Life of the Elderly.” National Science Council, 2008. (NSC-97-2410-H-390-002)

10.  “The National Health Insurance, Retirement Decision, and Health.” National Science Council, 2007. (NSC-96-2415-H-390-001)

11.   “Can the Education Subsidy and Tax Exemption Reverse the Falling Fertility in Taiwan?” National Science Council, 2006. (NSC-95-2415-H-390-002)

12.  An Empirical Analysis of Returns to Four-Year Academic Colleges and Vocational Colleges in Taiwan.” National Science Council, 2005. (NSC-94-2415-H-390-003)

13.  “The Effect of Drunk Driving on Mortality.” National Science Council, 2003. (NSC-92-2415-H-390-002)

 


TEACHING:

 

          I.    Undergraduate Courses:

             Business Statistics, Principles of Economics, Health Economics, Human Resources (I).

 

        II.   Graduate Courses:

 

             Department of Applied Economics: Econometrics (I), Econometrics (II), Human Resources (I).

IMBA: Research Methods, Managerial Economics

EMBA: Research Methods, Managerial Economics