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Research Fellows

Kan, Kamhon

Kan, Kamhon

  • Title:Research Fellow
  • E-Mail:kk at sinica.edu.tw
  • Personal Website:http://idv.sinica.edu.tw/kamhon/
  • curriculum vitae:

    Ph.D. in Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksbrug, Virginia (1993)
    Research Fields: Labor and Health Economics, Applied Econometrics

Education background

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1993)

Research Fields

  • Urban Economics and Regional Science
  • Urban Economics and Regional Science

Research Specialty

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Health Economics
  • Labor Economics

Current Position

  • Director, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, (2013-)
  • Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (2007-)
  • Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (2001-)

Experience

  • Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, 2007-2013
  • Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong, 2005/5-6
  • Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, 1997/10-2001/7
  • Research Fellow, CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, BELGUIM, 1993/10-1994/7
  • Research Analyst, Bank of England, London, UK, 1996/9-1997/6
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Finance, National Taiwan University, 2002/9-2005/2,
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, 1994/8-1997/10

Awards

  • Academia Sinica Investigator Award(2007–2011)
  • Distinguished Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan (1999, 2004)
  • Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators, Taiwan (2001)

Publications

Journals(Click)

  • Kan, Kamhon and Myoung-Jae Lee(2017), "The Effects of Education on Fertility: Evidence from Taiwan," Economic Inquiry, Accepted.
  • Chen, Yin-Hua, Ying-Chun Chen, Wen-Jui Kuo, Kamhon Kan, C.C. Yang, and Nai-Shing Yen(2017), "Strategic Motives Drive Proposers to Offer Fairly in Ultimatum Games: An fMRI Study," Scientific Reports, 7(1), Article number: 527.
  • Chen, Jong-Rong, Kamhon Kan, I-Hsuan Tung(2016), "Scientific Linkages and Firm Productivity: Panel Data Evidence from Taiwanese Electronics Firms," Research Policy, Accepted.
  • Kan, Kamhon, Shin-Kun Peng, Ping Wang(2016), "Understanding Consumption Behavior: Evidence from Consumers' Reaction to Shopping Vouchers," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Forthcoming.
  • Hsu, Li-Chen, Kamhon Kan, C.C. Yang, and Chun-Lei Yang(2015), "An Experimental Study on Dividing Gains through Politics," Scottish Journal of Political Economy , 62(5), 546-566.
  • Kan, Kamhon, I-Hsin Li, Ruey-Hua Wang(2014), "Intergenerational Income Mobility in Taiwan: Evidence from TS2SLS and Structural Quantile Regression," B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 15 257-284.
  • Kan, Kamhon, Shu-Fen Li and Wei-Der Tsai(2014), "The Impact of Global Budgeting on Treatment Intensity and Outcomes," International Journal of Health Care Finance & Economics, 14 311-337.
  • Chu, Angus C., Kamhon Kan, Ching-Chong Lai, Chih-Hsing Liao(2014), "Money, random matching and endogenous growth: A quantitative analysis," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 41 173-187.
  • Kan, Kamhon and Yong Wang(2013), "Comparing China and India: Factor Accumulation Perspective with CES Production Function," Journal of Comparative Economics, 41(3), 879-894.
  • Koo, Hui-wen, Chen-ying Huang, Kan, Kamhon(2012), "Interlinked Contracts: An Empirical Study," Economica, 79(314), 350-377.
  • Kan, Kamhon and Myoung-jae Lee(2012), "Lose weight for a raise only if overweight: Marginal integration for semi-linear panelmodels," Journl of Applied Econometrics, 27(4), 666-685.
  • Kan, Kamhon and Yen-Ling Lin (2009), "The Effects of Employment Protection on Labor Turnover: Empirical Evidence from Taiwan," Economic Inquiry, 49(2), 398-433.
  • Kan, Kamhon(2007), "Cigarette Smoking and Self-Control," Journal of Health Economics, 26(1), 61–81.
  • Kan, Kamhon(2007), "Residential Mobility and Social Capital," Journal of Urban Economics, 61 436–457.
  • Kan, Kamhon and Wei-Der Tsai (2006), "Parenting Practices and Children's Education Outcomes," Economics of Education Review, 24(1), 29-43.
  • Kan, Kamhon and Wei-Der Tsai (2004), "Obesity and Risk Knowledge," Journal of Health Economics, 23(5), 907-934.
  • Kan, Kamhon, Sunny Kai-Sun Kwong and Charles Ka-Yui Leung (2004), "The Dynamics and Volatility of Commercial and Residential Property Prices: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Regional Science, 44(1), 95-124.
  • Kan, Kamhon(2003), "Residential Mobility and Job Changes under Uncertainty," Journal of Urban Economics, 54(3), 566-586.
  • Kan, Kamhon(2002), "Residential Mobility with Job Location Uncertainty," Journal of Urban Economics, 52(3), 501-523.
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