Chen, Chiang-Ming

Professor and Department Chair: Department of Economics

Office Contact Information

The Department of Economics

1 University Rd., Puli, Nantou, Taiwan 54561, R.O.C.

National Chi Nan University

Phone: 886-49-6003100

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Education:

Ph.D., 2005

Indiana University-Bloomington, U.S.A.

Master, 1993

National Central University, Department of Finance, R.O.C.

B.A., 1991

National Chung Hsing University, College of Law and Commerce, Department of Business Administration

Research Interest:

Tourism Economics, Health Economics.

Employment Experience:

Professor, National Chi Nan University (Fall 2014-present)

Associate Professor, National Chi Nan University (Fall 2011-2014)

Assistant Professor, National Chi Nan University (Fall 2005-2011)

Academic Accomplishments:

Grant Awards:

Outstanding Research Award, National Chi Nan University 2014

Research Award, National Chi Nan University, 2012, 2013, 2014

Publications:

1. Chen, C. M., Chang, Chen-Kang, and Yeh*, Chia-Yu. (2012). A quantile regression approach to re-investigate the relationship between sleep duration and body mass index in Taiwan. International Journal of Public Health 57(3),485-493.DOI 10.1007/s00038-011-0239-7. (SSCI, 2011 Impact Factor=2.539, 19 out of 131 public, environment and occupational health).

2. Chen, C. M., Yeh*, C. Y., and Hu, Jin-Li (2011). Influence of uncertain demand on product variety-evidence from the international tourist hotel industry in Taiwan. Tourism Economics, 17 (6), 1275-1285 (EconLit; SSCI, 2011 Impact Factor=0.579, 29 out of 36 Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism).

3. Chen*, C. M. and Chang, Kuo-Liang. (2011). Estimating the effect of stochastic health on employment, hours of work and saving decisions. African Journal of Business Management, 5(2), 455-463. (SSCI, 2009 Impact Factor=1.105, Ranking=58/112 in Management )

4. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Yeh*, Chia-Yu (2012). The causality examination between demand uncertainty and hotel Failure: a case study of international tourist hotels in Taiwan. International Journal of Hospitality Management 31(4), 1045-1049. (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.692, 8 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

5. Yeh, Chia-Yu and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2012). Uncertain lodging demand and hotel cost: an empirical study of international tourist hotels in Taiwan,Taiwanese Journal of Applied Economics 92, 93-117。(TSSCI).

6. Yeh, Chia-Yu, Chen*, Chiang-Ming, Hu, Jin- Li (2012). Business diversification in the hotel industry: a comparative advantage analysis. Tourism Economics 18(5), 941-952. (EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

7. Chen*, Chiang-Ming, and Chang, Kuo-Liang (2012). Effect of price instability on hotel profitability, Tourism Economics 18(6), 1351-1360. (EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

8. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Chang, Kuo-Liang (2012). Diversification strategy and financial performance in the Taiwanese hotel industry. International Journal of Hospitality Management 31(3), 1030-1032 (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.692, 8 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

9. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Chang, Kuo-Liang (2012). The Influence of Travel Agents on Travel Expenditures. Annals of Tourism Research, 39(2), 1258–1263. (SSCI, 2012 IF=3.683,1/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism; 3/139 in Sociology)

10. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Lin, Yu-Chen (2012). Does better service induce higher profitability? Evidence from Taiwanese Hospitality Industry. International Journal of Hospitality Management 31 (4), 1330-1332. (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.692, 8 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

11. Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2013) Estimating the work time effect on hotel room demand, Tourism Economics 19(6), 1461-1466 (EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

12. Chen*, Chiang- Ming and Chang, Kuo-Liang (2013) Cost efficiency and the choice of operation type: evidence from Taiwan’s international tourist hotels. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research 18(8), 880-893(SSCI, 2012 IF=0.359, 33 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

13. Chen*, Chiang-Ming, Lin, Yu-Chen. and Liao, Yu-Hsun (2014). Revenue and labor demand in the hotel industry: an investigation of endogeneity. Tourism Economics 20 (2), 439-446(EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

14. Lin, Yu- Chen. and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2014). Service quality and market structure in the international tourist hotel industry. Tourism Economics 20(3), 647-654 (EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

15. Chang, Kuo-Liang, Chen*, Chiang- Ming, and Meyer, Timothy J. (2013) A comparison study of travel expenditure and consumption choices between first-time and repeat visitors. Tourism Management 35, 275-277 (SSCI, 2012 IF=2.571, 3/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism; 34/174 in Management, 12/93 in Environmental studies)

16. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Lin, Yu-Chen. (2013). How do advertising expenditures influence hotels' performance? International Journal of Hospitality Management 33, 490-493 (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.692, 8 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

17. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Lin, Yu-Chen. (2013). The influence of uncertain demand on hotel capacity. International Journal of Hospitality Management 34, 462-465 (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.692, 8 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

18. Chang, Jui-Chuan and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2013). Macroeconomic fluctuation and temple visitors in Taiwan. Annals of Tourism Research 41, 219-224 (SSCI, 2012 IF=3.683,1/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism; 3/139 in Sociology)

19. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Chiu, Hsien-Hung (2014). Market disequilibrium effect on hotel prices. Tourism Economics 20(4) 901-910 (EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

20. Chiu, Hsien- Hung. and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2014). Advertising, price, and hotel service quality: a signalling perspective. Tourism Economics 20(5), 1013-1026 (EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

21. Chen*, Chiang- Ming, Chang, Kuo-Liang, and Langelett, George (2014) How demand uncertainty and market concentration affect long term price. International Journal of Hospitality Management 37, 146-149 (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.692, 8 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

22. Chen*, Chiang- Ming and Lin, Yu- Chen. (Accepted 2013). An analysis on the concentration-advertising relationship in the hospitality industry. Current Issues in Tourism (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.307, 9/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

23. Lee, Jwo-Leun, Lin Lin, and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2013) The price elasticity of cigarettes after an increase in tobacco health and welfare surcharge. Taiwan Journal of Public Health32(5), 491-501(TSSCI)

24. Chen*, Chiang-Ming, Chang, Kuo-Liang, Lin, Lin. and Lee, Jwo-Leun (2013) Health risk perception and betel chewing behavior- the evidence from Taiwan. Addictive Behaviors 38 (11), 2714-2717 (SSCI, 2012 IF=2.021, 35/114 in Psychology, Clinical; 7 /30 in Substance Abuse)

25. Chen*, Chiang-Ming, Chang, Kuo-Liang, and Lin, Lin (2013). Re-examining the price sensitivity of demand for cigarettes with quantile regression. Addictive Behaviors 38 (12), 2801-2804 (SSCI, 2012 IF=2.021, 35/114 in Psychology, Clinical; 7 /30 in Substance Abuse)

26. Chen, Chiang-Ming, Chang, Kuo-Liang, Lin, Lin. and Lee*, Jwo-Leun (2014) Brand switching or reduced consumption? A study of how cigarette taxes affect tobacco consumption. European Journal of Health Economics 15(9), 991-998 (SSCI, 2012 IF=2.095, 40/ 333 in Economics, 20/ 67 in Health Policy & Services).

27. Yeh, Chia-Yu, Chen, Li-Jung., Ku, Po-Wen, and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2013) Modeling the Vicious Circle between Obesity and Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents by Bivariate Probit Model with Endogenous Regressors, Journal of Biosocial Science. (SSCI, 2012 IF=0.95, 15/23 in Demography; 26/36 in Biomedical Social Sciences)

28. Chang, Kuo-Liang and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2013) Risk perception and obesity in emerging economies: a case study of China and Taiwan. Journal of Chinese Economics, 1(1), 25-54.

29. Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2014). The influence of religious affiliation on heavy drinking, heavy smoking and heavy betel nut chewing. Addictive Behaviors 39(1), 362-364 (SSCI, 2012 IF=2.021, 35/114 in Psychology, Clinical; 7 /30 in Substance Abuse)

30. Chen, Chiang-Ming, Yeh, Chia-Yu, Chang*, Ching-Hsing. (2014) Volunteering and life satisfaction: an investigation of endogeneity, Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics 55, 21-32 (SSCI, 2012 IF=0.048, 326/332 in Economics)

31. Lin, Yu-Chen, and Chen*, Chiang-Ming (2014) Price and price dispersion on the web: Evidence from the online book industry of Taiwan. Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics 55, 51-70 (SSCI, 2012 IF=0.048, 326/332 in Economics).

32. Chen, Chiang-Ming, Lin*, Yu-Chen, and Tsai, Yi-Chun (Accepted 2014) How does advertising affect the price elasticity of lodging demand? Evidence from Taiwan. Tourism Economics (EconLit, SSCI, IF=0.800, 24/35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

33. Chen*, Chiang-Ming and Chiu, Hsien-Hung (2014). Re-examining the market structure effects on hotel performance using market share inequality International Journal of Hospitality Management 41, 63-66 (SSCI, 2012 IF=1.692, 8 /35 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism)

34. Chen, Chiang-Ming, Lin*, Yu-Chen (2014) The effect of weather on the demand for rooms in the Taiwanese hotel industry: an examination. Tourism Management Perspectives 12, 81-87