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Adjunct Research Fellows

Lo, Joan C.

Lo, Joan C.

  • Title:Research Fellow
  • E-Mail:jlo at econ.sinica.edu.tw
  • curriculum vitae:

    Ph.D. in Economics, State University of New York at Albany (1980)

Education background

  • Ph. D. in Economics, State University of New York at Albany (1980)

Current Position

  • Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (1988.08-)
  • Director of the Secretariat, Academia Sinica (2004.08-)

Experience

  • Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, 1988.08~.
  • Vice Chairperson, Second-Generation Health Insurance Review Group, Ministry of Health and Welfare, 2013.02~.
  • Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, 2007.07~2013.08.
  • Director of the Secretariat, Academia Sinica, 2004.08~.
  • Member and Chair, NHI Actuary Group, Department of Health, 1996.05~2012.12.
  • Section Chief, Financing Division of the NHI Task Force, Department of Health, 1995.03~2005.02.
  • Chairperson, Financing Group, NHI Planning Task Force, Department of Health, 1991.02~1995.02.
  • Head of Economic Forecasting Unit, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, 1988.08~1994.07
  • Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, 1982.08~1988.07.

Publications

Journals(Click)

  • Lo, Joan C.(2013), "A Study on the Value of the Contribution in Old-Age Benefits of Labor Insurance," Taiwan Economic Forecast and Policy, 44(1), 1-25 (in Chinese). Links(Open New Window)
  • Lo, Joan C., Yi-Chen Hong, Chang-Ching Lin(2013), "Healthcare Utilization of Bereaved Family Members Following the 1999 Chi-chi Earthquake: Evidence from Administrative Data," Journal of Psychosomatic Research,. Links(Open New Window)
  • Lo, Joan C.(2013), "A Study on the Incentives in Old-Age Benefits of Taiwan's Labor Insurance System," Taiwan Economic Forecast and Policy, 43(2), 1-22 (in Chinese). Links(Open New Window)
  • Lo, Joan C. and Suchuan Yu(2010), 「The Preliminary Impact of Hospital Global Budgeting on the Quality of Inpatient Care」,《Taiwan Journal of Public Health》, 29(4), 360-368. (in Chinese)。 Links(Open New Window)
  • Lo, Joan C(2008), "Financial Incentives Do Not Always Work: An Example of Cesarean Sections in Taiwan," Health Policy, 88(1), 121-129. Links(Open New Window)
  • Lo, Joan C. and Vei-Lin Chan(2007), "An Exploratory Investigation of the Effect of Hospital Global Budgeting on Payment Distribution," Taiwan Journal of Public Health, 26(4), 216-269. (in Chinese). Links(Open New Window)
  • Chang, Jui-Hsing, Chin-Yuan Hsu, Joan C. Lo, Chie-Pein Chen, Fu-Yuan Huang, and Suchuan Yu(2006), "Comparative Analysis of Neonatal Morbidity for Vaginal and Caesarean Section Deliveries Using Hospital Charge," Acta Paediatrica, 95(12), 1561-1566.
  • Lo, Joan C. and Su-Fen Liu(2004), "Impact of Provider Competition on the Medical Treatment: Using Cesarean Section as an Example," Taiwan Journal of Public Health, 23(1), 71-79. (in Chinese). Links(Open New Window)
  • Lo, Joan C.(2003), "Patients, Attitudes vs. Physicians, Determination: Implications for Cesarean Sections," Social Science and Medicine, 57(1), 91-96. Links(Open New Window)
  • Lo, Joan C.(2002), "The Impact of Hospices on Health Care Expenditures: The Case of Taiwan," Social Science and Medicine, 54(6), 981-991. Links(Open New Window)

Books(Click)

  • Lo, Joan C.(2010), "The Impact of the Chi-chi Earthquake on Demographic Changes: An Event History Analysis," Satomi Kurosu, Tommy Bengtsson and Cameron Campbell (eds.), Demographic Responses to Economic and Environmental Crises, 193-203, Tokyo:Reitaku University.
  • Lo, Joan C., Suchuan Yu and Su-Feng Wu(2007), "An Exploratory Investigation on the Care Takers Cared by Foreign Workers," Joan C. Lo (ed.), The Study of Foreign Workers in Taiwan, 129-154, Taipei:Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica. (in Chinese).
  • Chang, Po-Ya, Joan C. Lo, Su-Fen Liu, and Han-Chuan Yang(1997), "all", Professional Miracle vs. Community Myth: NHI Planning Record, Taipei:Laureate Book Co (in Chinese).

Others(Click)

  • Lo, Joan C.(2009), The Impact of the Chi-chi Earthquake on Demographic Changes – An Event History Analysis IUSSP International Seminar on Demographic Responses to Sudden Economic and Environmental Change, Reitaku University, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan.
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