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Research Fellows

Chang, Juin-Jen

Chang, Juin-Jen

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

    Ph.D. in Economics, National Chung-Hsing University (1998)
    Research Fields: Macroeconomics, Labor Economics

Current Position

  • Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (2007-)
  • Joint-appointment Professor, National Sun Yat-sen University (2016-)
  • Joint-appointment Professor, Fu-Jen Catholic University (2007-)


  • Joint-appointment Professor, National Central University (2007-2016)
  • Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica(2003-2007)
  • Joint-appointment Associate Professor, Fu-Jen Catholic University (2003-2007)
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (2001-2003)
  • Joint-appointment Assistant Professor, Fu-Jen Catholic University (2001-2003)
  • Assistant Professor, Fu-Jen Catholic University (1998-2001)


  • Investigator Award, Academia Sinica, 2017-2021
  • Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators, Taiwan, 2002.
  • Wu Ta-Yu Memorial Prize, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2005.



  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Hsieh-Yu Lin, Nora Traum, and Shu-Chun S. Yang(2019), "Fiscal Consolidation with Public Wage Reductions," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, forthcoming.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Wen-Ya Chang, Hsueh-Fang Tsai, Ping Wang(2019), "Inflation Targeting, Pattern of Trade and Economic Dynamics," Macroeconomic Dynamics, forthcoming.
  • Huang, Chun-Chien, Juin-Jen Chang, Hsiao-Wen Hung(2019), "Progressive Tax and Inequality in a Unionized Economy," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Hsueh-Fang Tsai, and Tsung-Sheng Tsai(2019), "Optimal Dynamic Taxation with Distinctive Forms of Social Status Attainment," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 121, 808-842.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Wei-Neng Wang, Jhy-Yuan Shieh(2018), "Environmental Rebounds/Backfires: Macroeconomic Implications for the Promotion of Environmentally-Friendly Products," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 88 35-68.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Wei-Neng Wang, Ying-An Chen(2018), "Do Status-Seeking Motives Enhance Economic Growth? A Small Open Growth Model," Macroeconomic Dynamics, 22 199-224.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Yi-Ling Cheng, and Shin-Kun Peng(2017), "Social Comparisons in Consumption, International Capital Flows and Tax Competition," International Journal of Economic Theory, 13 47-71.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen and Hsiao-Wen Hung(2016), "Trade Union, Economic Growth, and Income Inequality," Macroeconomic Dynamics, 20 404-428.
  • Ji, Lei, Juin-Jen Chang, Chien-Yu Huang(2016), "Unionization, Market Structure and Economic Growth," Southern Economic Journal, 82 935-951.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Jang-Ting Guo, Jhy-Yuan Shieh, and Wei-Neng Wang(2015), "Sectoral Composition of Government Spending and Macroeconomic (In) stability," Economic Inquiry , 53, 23-33.
  • Chang, W.A., H.F. Tsai, M.-L. Chu, Juin-Jen Chang(2015), "On the Employment, Investment and Current Account Effects of Inflation: A Revisit," Journal of Macroeconomics, 46 278-294.
  • Chen, Jhy-Hwa, Jhy-Yuan Shieh, and Juin-Jen Chang(2015), "Environmental Policy and Economic Growth: The Macroeconomic Implications of the Health Effect," B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 15 223-253.
  • Chang, Shu-Hua and Juin-Jen Chang(2015), "Optimal Government Spending in an Economy with Imperfectly Competitive Goods and Labor Markets," Southern Economic Journal, 82 385-407.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Huei-Chung Lu, and Hsueh-Fang Tsai(2014), "Corruption, Growth and Increasing Returns to Production Specialization," International Journal of Economic Theory, 11 329-345.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Huei-Chung Lu, and Ping Wang(2013), "Search for a Theory of Organized Crimes," European Economic Review, 62, 130-153.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Jhy-Hwa Chen, Jhy-Yuan Shieh(2012), "Consumption Externalities, Market Imperfections, and Optimal Taxation," International Journal of Economic Theory, 8, 345-359.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, H.W. Hung, and C.C. Huang(2011), "Monopoly Power, Increasing Returns to Variety, and Local Indeterminacy," Review of Economic Dynamics, 14, 384-388.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Ching-Chong Lai, and Ping Wang(2010), "Casino Regulations and Economic Welfare," Canadian Journal of Economics, 43, 1058-1085.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Jhy-Hwa Chen, Jhy-Yuan Shieh, and Ching-Chong Lai(2009), "Optimal Tax Policy, Market Imperfections, and Environmental Externalities in a Dynamic Optimizing Macro Model," Journal of Public Economic Theory, 11, 623–651.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Wen-Ya Chang, Ching-Chong Lai, and Ping Wang(2007), "Equilibrium Dynamics in an Endogenous Growth Model of Money and Banking," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 39, 1683-1710.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Ming-Fu Shaw and Ching-Chong Lai(2007), "A “Managerial” Trade Union and Economic Growth," European Economic Review, 51, 365-384.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Chun-Chieh Huang and Ching-Chong Lai(2007), "Working Hours Reduction and Wage Contracting Style in a Dynamic Model with Labor Adjustment Costs," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 31, 971-993.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Hsiao-Wen Hung, Jhy-Yuan Shieh, Ching-Chong La(2007), "Optimal Fiscal Policies, Congestion and Over-Entry," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 109, 137-151.
  • Shaw, Ming-Fu, Juin-Jen Chang, and Ching-Chong Lai(2006), "(Non)Optimality of the Friedman Rule and Optimal Taxation in a Growing Economy with Imperfect Competition," Economics Letters, 90, 412-420.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Huei-Chung Lu, and Ming-shen Chen(2005), "Organized Crime or Individual Crime? Endogenous Size of a Criminal Organization and the Optimal Law Enforcement," Economic Inquiry, 43, 661-675.
  • Chen, Jhy-Hwa, Jhy-Yuan Shieh, Ching-Chong Lai, and Juin-Jen Chang(2005), "Productive Public Expenditure and Imperfect Competition with Endogenous Price Markup," Oxford Economic Papers, 57, 522-544.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen and Ching-Chong Lai(2004), "Collaborative Tax Evasion and Social Norms: Why Deterrence does not Work," Oxford Economic Papers, 56, 344-368.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Ching-Chong Lai, and Chung-Cheng Lin(2003), "Profit Sharing, Worker Effort, and Double-Sided Moral Hazard in an Efficiency Wage Model," Journal of Comparative Economics, 31, 75-93.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, and Ching-Chong Lai(2001), "Is the Efficiency Wage Efficiency? The Social Norm and Organizational Corruption," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 104, 27-47.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Ching-Chong Lai(2001), "Is It Worthwhile to Pay Referees?," Southern Economic Journal, 68, 457-463.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Ching-Chong Lai and C. C. Yang(2000), "Causal Police Corruption and the Economics of Crime: Further Results," International Review of Law and Economics, 20, 35-51.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Ching-Chong Lai(1999), "Carrots or Sticks? A Social Custom Viewpoint on Work Effort," European Journal of Political Economy, 15, 297-310.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen, Ching-Chong Lai and Wen-Ya Chang(1998), "A Dynamic Model of Union Membership and Employment: A Comment,," Economica, 65, 145-151.
  • Chang, Juin-Jen and Ching-Chong Lai(1997), "Union Membership and Employment Dynamics with Endogenous Union Density," Economics Letters, 57, 119-125.
  • Lai, Ching-Chong, Juin-Jen Chang and Wen-Ya Chang(1996), "Efficient Bargains and Currency Devaluation," Economic Record, 72, 313-318.
  • Lai, Ching-Chong, Juin-Jen Chang and Wen-Ya Chang(1995), "Tax Evasion and Efficient Bargains," Public Finances/ Finances Publiques, 50, 96-105.