The IEAS 60th Anniversary Ceremony and Annual Macroeconometric Modelling Workshop (MMW) was held on the 28th and 29th of November, 2022. This year's theme for the MMW was "The Current Challenges and Policy Strategies for the Taiwanese Economy." Academician Cyrus C.Y. Chu delivered the anniversary speech, "The Rise and Changes of the Chinese Economy in the Past Six Decades." The two keynote speakers for the MMW were Dr. Chin-Long Yang, Governor of the Central Bank, and Academician Burn J. Lin, whose keynote speeches were "Inflation and Monetary Policy in Taiwan: A Historical Review and Looking Forward" and "The Ideal Semiconductor Education", respectively. There were 15 parallel sessions in the MMW, including two sessions contributed by the Central Bank and the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) of the Executive Yuan.
The MMW policy forum, "The Causes of and Policy Strategies for the Ongoing Inflation," was chaired by Dr. Chung-Shu Wu, Chairman of the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research. Chair Professor Jia-Dong Shea from Soochow University led the discussion with "The Issues of Ongoing Inflation Worthy of Investigation." The forum panelists were Chief Economist Chien-Fu Lin from CTBC Bank, Research Fellow Dr. Shu-Chun S. Yang from IEAS, Professor Christina Liu from the NTU, and Deputy Minister Hung-Kuen Tsai from DGBAS. Their insightful discussions jointly helped establish a more thorough and acute understanding of the ongoing inflation facing Taiwan and other countries. They also suggested policy solutions for policymakers.