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Yang, C.C.

Yang, C.C.

  • Title:Distinguished Research Fellow
  • E-Mail:ccyang at econ.sinica.edu.tw
  • Personal Website:http://idv.sinica.edu.tw/ccyangh/index.html
  • 研究室:B304
  • curriculum vitae:

    Ph.D. in Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1989)
    Research Fields: Public Economics, Political Economics

Education background

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1989)

Current Position

  • Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (2003-)


  • Associate Research Fellow (1989-1993), Research Fellow (1993-2003), Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech (1984-1989)
  • Instructor, Department of Economics, Tunghai University (1979-1984)


  • Special Three-Year Research Grant, National Science of Council, Taiwan (2002)
  • Distinguished Research Award, National Science of Council, Taiwan (1995, 1997, 2000)
  • Research Academic Award, Ministry of Education, Taiwan (1994)


  • Executive Editor, Academia Economic Papers (1998-2000, 2001-2004).



  • Minchung Hsu and C.C. Yang(2013), "Optimal Linear and Two-bracket Income. Taxes with Idiosyncratic Earnings Risk," Journal of Public Economics, 105 58-71.
  • Wai-Hong Ho and C.C. Yang(2013), "Factor Income Taxation and Growth with Increasing Integration of World Capital Markets," Economics Letters, 120 477-480.
  • Lai, Irene and C.C. Yang(2013), "Automatic Change versus Induced Policy Response in the Environmental Kuznets Curve: the Case of US Water Pollution," Contemporary Economic Policy, forthcoming.
  • Yang, C. C.(2012), "An Introduction to Public Choice," Journal of Economics and Management , 8 153-189.
  • T.C. Michael Wu and C.C. Yang(2012), "The Welfare Effect of Income Tax Deductions for Losses as Insurance: Insured- versus Insured-Sided Adverse Selection," Economic Modelling,(29), 2641-2645.
  • Teo, Wing Leong and C.C. Yang(2012), "Ramsey Taxes Meet Price Rigidity," Pacific Economic Review,(17), 204-207.
  • Angus Chu and C.C. Yang(2012), "Fiscal Centralization versus Decentralization: Growth and Welfare Effects of Spillovers, Leviathan, and Capital Mobility," Journal of Urban Economics, 71(na), 177-188.
  • Tsai, Tsung-Sheng and C. C. Yang(2010), "On Majoritarian Bargaining with Incomplete Information," International Economic Review, 51(na), 959-979.
  • Ihori, Toshihiro and C. C. Yang(2009), "Interregional Tax Competition and Intraregional Political Competition: The Optimal Provision of Public Goods under Representative Democracy," Journal of Urban Economics, 66(na), 210-217.
  • Ueng K.L. Glen and C.C. Yang(2001), "Plea Bargaining with the IRS: Extensions and Further Results," Journal of Public Economics, 81(na), 83-98.
  • Kan Kamhon and C.C. Yang(2001), "On Express Voting: Evidence from the 1988 U.S. Presidential Election," Public Choice, 108(na), 295-312.
  • Lin Wen-Zhung and C.C. Yang(2001), "A Dynamic Portfolio Choice Model of Tax Evasion," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 25(na), 1827-1840.
  • Ueng, K.L. Glen and C. C. Yang(2000), "Taxation with Little Administration," Journal of Public Economics, 75(na), 145-156.
  • Yang, C.C(1995), "Endogenous Tariff Formation under Representative Democracy," Probabilistic Voting Model, American Economic Review (85), 956-63.
  • Yang, C.C.(1993), "Optimal Linear Income Tax with Random Revenue," Journal of Public Economics, 52(na), 391-401.
  • Yang, C.C.(1991), "The Pricing of Public Intermediate Goods Revisited," Journal of Public Economics, 45(na), 135-141.