Institute of Industrial Economics ( Law & Economics sections)
Faculty & Student Support
Student Educational Responsibility
Distribution of Alumni Occupation
The Graduate Institute of Industrial Economics was established in 1985
Economics Section was established in 1985;
Law Section was established in 1999;
25 students in total per year (most of students have no working experience)
Established in 1992 (8 students enroll per year on average)
Part-Time Master program:
Established in 2003 (students must have at least 3 years of working experience to meet the eligibility for application. No more than 30 students enroll per year)
Overview (cont.) Student Retention Total Enrollment Male Female Master 54 21 33 Ph.D. 27 13 14 Part-Time Master 71 39 32 Total 152 73 79
Our academic area focuses on the theory and application of Industrial Economics, Imperfectly Competitive Market, Law for Science and Technology, Securities Regulation, etc.
The Institute of Industrial Economics, NCU, aims to
Help students to acquire knowledge of industrial economics and skills to apply this knowledge.
Help our students to develop general ability, e.g., creativity, leadership, global view and business ethics.
Assurance of Learning Knowledge on Industrial Economics Core courses of Economics Core courses of Industrial Economics Professional Legal Training Special topics in Economics
Core courses of Economics Management of Curricula
We provide students the knowledge and version of economics. Students in economics section are required to take Microeconomics and Econometrics as foundation courses. With the course training, students are able to learn by analogy.
Core courses of Industrial Economics
The core courses of industrial economics consist of theory and empirical analyses of industrial organization, and antitrust economics.
Enable students to be capable of analyzing the issues of firm behavior and industrial organization, production efficiency, international competitiveness and consumer welfares .
Professional Legal Training Management of Curricula (cont.)
Different from other master programs in financial and economics law, our program helps students to develop a specialization in industrial economics and legal professional.
In addition to industrial economics and Economic Analysis of Law, we offer courses to meet students’ need, including Fair Trade Law, Corporate Law, Securities Regulation, Communication Law, Cyberlaw, Bankruptcy Law, etc.
Special Topics in Economics
Except the knowledge of economics and industrial economics, students can develop the ability of independent research by choose various courses including Technology Advance and Industrial Development, Science Technology and Economic Growth, Labor Economics, Health Economics, Environmental Economics, International Trade, History of Economic Thought, etc.
Faculty Field of Study Name Position Field of Study Ming-Li Wang Assistant Professor Cyberlaw, Technology Law and Policy, Law & Economics, Law and Society Ming-Chung Chang Professor Industrial Organization, Game Theory Albert Yu-Wei Cheng Associate Professor Securities Regulation, Bankruptcy-Commercial Gee San Professor Labor Economics, Microeconomics
Faculty Field of Study (cont.) Name Position Field of Study Meng-Wen Tsou Professor Industrial Economics, Labor Economics, International Economics Jin-Long Liu Professor Resources Economics, Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics Jong-Rong Chen Professor Industrial Organization, Econometrics Wei-Der Tsai Professor Health Economics, Applied Econometrics
Master Program Economics Section Law Section Required Courses Credits Required Courses Credits First Semester Industrial Economics I Industrial Economics II Microeconomics Quantitative Methods Seminar on Industrial Economics I & II Second Semester Seminar on Industrial Economics III & IV 3 3 3 3 2 2 First Semester Industrial Economics I Industrial Economics II Corporate Law Economic Analysis of Law Antitrust Law Seminar on Industrial Economics I & II Second Semester Seminar on Industrial Economics III & IV 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
Ph.D. Program Economics Required Course Credits Advanced Industrial Economics I Advanced Industrial Economics II Advanced Microeconomics I Advanced Quantitative Methods 3 3 3 3
Master & Ph.D. Program (Elective courses) Economics Law Courses Credits Courses Credits Environmental Economics 3 Legal Research & Thesis Writing 3 Science and Technology in Economic Growth 2 Communications Law 3 Technological Process & Industrial Development 3 Cyber Law 3 International Trade 3 Introduction to Anglo-American Law 3 Topics on Labor Market & Industrial Development 2 Private Workouts & Corporate Reorganization Law 3 Topics in Health Economics 2 Securities Regulation 3 The History of Economic Thought 3 Bankruptcy Law 3 High-Tech Industry Organization 3 Technology Law &Policy 3
Part-Time Master Program Required Courses Credits Industrial Economics Analysis 3 Economics Analysis 2 Industrial Changes & Decision Making Theory 3 Antitrust Law 3 Seminar on the Civil Law and Business Law 3 Topics in Thesis Research 2 Elective Courses Credits International Economics & Enterprise Innovation 3 Theory and Practice of Hi-Tech Marketing & Brand Management 3 Securities Regulation 3
Faculty Management & Support
Office and research room for each faculty member.
Computer software and hardware support
Teaching Evaluation System
Grant project from National Science Council
Faculty Support (cont.)
Faculty Research Room
Building Room Area(m 2 ) User Zhi-xi Hall I - 802 18 Prof. Gee San I - 805 16 Prof. Meng-Wen Tsou I - 811 16 Prof. Ming-Chung Chang I - 812 16 Prof. Albert Yu-Wei Cheng
Faculty Support (cont.)
Faculty Research Room
Building Room Area(m 2 ) User Zhi-xi Hall I - 813 16 Prof. Jong-Rong Chen I - 903 14.5 Prof. Jin-Long Liu I - 908 13.5 Prof. Ming-Li Wang I - 909 14.5 Prof. Wei-Der Tsai
Faculty Support (cont.) Building Room Area(m 2 ) Usage Zhi-xi Hall I - 803 16 Competition & Labor Market Policy I - 804 16 Competitive Strategies of High-tech Industry I - 810 15 Industrial Policy I - 814 18 Productivity & Innovation Policy I - 818 16 Law & Economics I - 903-1 14.5 Environmental & Economics Policy I - 908-1 13.5 Technology Law & Policy I - 909-1 14.5 Health Care Industry & Policy
Merit based research funding Aim to promote research and reward excellent research performance Faculty Support (cont.) 1 Every year each faculty member was granted NT$ 30,000 as research funding. 2 Each faculty member was subsidized for paper proofreading and submission fee at maximum amount of NT$20,000 per year.
3 For the purpose of encouraging academic performance, each faculty was granted NT$20,000 for each paper published in journal indexed by TSSCI, SSCI, Econlit or Westlaw. Faculty Support (cont.)
Student Educational Responsibility (cont.) Spring semester of 2008 Academic Year Classes Teaching Assistant (TA) Industrial Economics II 2 (Ph.D. student) Industrial Economics Analysis 2 (Ph.D. student) Economics Analysis 2 (Ph.D. student) The Fair Trade Law 2 (Ph.D. student) Industrial Changes and Decision Making Theory 1 (Ph.D. student) Advanced Microeconomics I 1 (Ph.D. student) Financial Industry and Management 1 (Ph.D. student) Theory and Practice of Hi-Tech Marketing and Brand Management 1 (Ph.D. student)
Student Educational Responsibility (cont.) Fall semester of 2008 Academic Year Classes Teaching Assistant (TA) Industrial Economics I 1 (Ph.D. student) Advanced Industrial Economics 1 (Ph.D. student) Microeconomics 1 (Ph.D. student) Quantitative Methods 2 (Ph.D. student) Managerial Economics 2 (Ph.D. student) Industrial Economics Analysis 1 (Ph.D. student) Economics Analysis & Applied 2 (Ph.D. student) Seminar on the Civil Law and Business Law 1 (Ph.D. student)
Faculty (full-time and part-time)
3. Teaching Assistants
4. Student Assistants
Classroom Student Support Building Room Area(m 2 ) Zhi-xi Hall I - 807 40 I - 823 31 I - 906 50 I - 907 56 I - 406 110
Study Room Student Support (cont.) Building Room Area(m 2 ) User Zhi-xi Hall I – 816 16 Ph.D. I – 818-1 15 Master I – 819 16 Master I – 824 31 Master I – 825 16 Master I – 902 15 Ph.D. I – 904 27 Ph.D. I – 910 15 Master I – 912 64 Master I – 913 14.5 Ph.D. I – 913-1 14.5 Master I – 914 27 Master
Student Support (cont.) Scholarship & Financial Aids Items Academic Year 2009 2008 Financial aids for Ph.D. students 11 students, each provide NT$ 8,000/per month for 10 months 14 students, each provide NT$ 8,000/per month for 10 months Scholarship for students in Master program 3 students, each provide NT$ 10,000/per month for 5 months 3 students, each provide NT$ 10,000/per month for 5 months Financial aids for students in Master program 3 students, each provide NT$ 10,000/per month for 5 months 19 students, NT$ 150 /per hour, available for 8 months Total NT$ 1,601,400 NT$ 2,211,200
Student Support (cont.) Statistical Software
Student Support (cont.) Availability of Statistical Data Set Name (Source) Description of contents Period (1) Factory directory enquiry system （ Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Affairs ） 1999 (2) Factory adjustment and operation detailed survey data （ Second Division, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Affairs ） 1997~1999 (3) Operating survey of manufacture industry （ Fourth Division, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Affairs ） 1996~2003
Student Support (cont.) Name (Source) Description of contents Period (4) Manufacturing Foreign Investment Fact-Finding （ Fourth Division, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Affairs ） 1996~2003 (5) Statistics of Production, Sales and Inventory for Industrial Products （ Fifth Division, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Affairs ） 1986,1~2002,12 (6) Export Orders Investigation （ Second Division, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Affairs ） 2002
Student Support (cont.) Name Description of contents Period (7) Industrial census data 1981 、 1986 1991 、 1996 2001 (8) Taiwan Economic Journal Data Bank (9) OECD Data Bank 2009,12~2010,12 (10) DELPHION Data Bank
Attend seminars every week
Fall semester of 2009 Academic Year Student Support (cont.) Date Speaker Topic of Lectures 9/29 Ho, Tai-Kuang, Associated Professor Econ. Department of National Chung-Cheng University Accounting for Taiwan's first Postwar Recession 10/6 IE master students Presentation of proposal of master thesis 10/13 Peng, Shin-Kun, Director of Research Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica Quality and Quantity Competition between Multiproduct Firms 10/20 Tang, Meng-Chi, Assistant Professor, national Chung-Cheng University Contract Length ： Negotiation Costs, Specific Investments, and Uncertainty 10/27 Graduate students psychology discussion Fan, Shu-Yi Career Planning and preparing
Fall semester of 2009 Academic Year (cont.) Date Speaker Topic of Lectures 11/24 Alumni of IE Work experience sharing 12/1 Shaw, Daigee, President of Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research Overall consideration of equity and efficiency for green tax system of reform 12/5 Chu, Lien-Tzu, Vice Manager of Dupont Corporation Adapt change and strategic decision 12/8 Li, Cha-Ming, Ph.D. candidate, IE, NCU Does Foreign Direct Investment Really Enhance China’s Regional Productivity? 12/15 Ho, Chen-Jan Project Manager, Far East Tone Corporation Where the NGA goes? View from the triangle relation between telecommunications technology, market and regulation. 12/22 Professor Chung-Jong Chen First Offers on eBay Motor's
Organize studying group to help learning
Student Educational Responsibility (cont.)
Team working for research project or reports
Student Educational Responsibility (cont.)
For senior master and Ph.D. students, they have to present proposal and draft of thesis at different semesters.
Student Educational Responsibility (cont.)
Syllabus--example Student Educational Responsibility (cont.) Class Antitrust Law Credits 3 I. Goal To examine selected topics in antitrust law (competition law) II. Main Reference Understanding the Antitrust Law III. Homepage & Mailing List Homepage ： http://mlwang.wordpress.com/ Mailing list ： [email_address] IV. Grading policy Participation: 40%, in classes and on the mailing list. (Mere attendance or forwarding news articles DOES NOT count as participation.) Term paper: 60%, 10000 to 15000 words (English OK).
Syllabus--example (cont.) Student Educational Responsibility (cont.) Class Antitrust Law V. Schedule 2-23 Course Orientation 3-02 Monopoly Power 3-09 Monopoly Power (cont.) 3-16 Horizontal Agreements 3-23 Horizontal Agreements (cont.) 3-30 Vertical Restraints 4-06 Vertical Restraints (cont.) 4-13 M & A 4-20 (midterm) 4-27 Market Interference Tactics 5-04 Market Interference Tactics (cont.) 5-11 Market Interference Tactics (cont.) Office Hour by appointment
Homepage ： http://mlwang.wordpress.com/ Blog ( example ) Student Educational Responsibility (cont.)
Scholarship (for senior Ph.D. students) Scholarship Academic Year Student Scholarship from Ph.D. foster program supported by Research Center for Humanities and Social Science, Academia Sinica 2009 NT$ 288,000 was awarded to 1 Ph.D. student 2008 NT$ 288,000 awarded to 1 Ph.D. student 2007 Total NT$996,000 were awarded to 3 Ph.D. students Scholarship for doctoral dissertation written by Ph.D. candidates in the field of humanities and social science, national Science Couuncil 2008 NT$420,000 was awarded to 1 Ph.D. student Scholarship from Ph.D. foster program supported by Innovation Research Project, Academia Sinica 2008 NT$ 360,000 was awarded to 1 Ph.D. student
Scholarship (for senior Ph.D. students) (cont.) Scholarship Academic Year Student Outstanding Research Scholarship for NCU Graduates 2008 NT$ 300,000 was awarded to 1 Ph.D. student 2006 NT$ 1,080,000 were awarded to 3 Ph.D. student NCU Present Scholarship 2007 NT$ 420,000 was awarded to 1 Ph.D. student 2006 NT$ 420,000 was awarded to 1 student Financial Aids for International Exchange Students , NCU 2007 NT$ 86,000 were awarded to 2 master student
Distribution of Alumni Occupation (Master graduates)
Distribution of Alumni Occupation (cont.) (Ph.D. graduates)
Distribution of Alumni Occupation (cont.) (Part-Time Master program)