蔡蕙安 教授 Diana HweiAn Tsai    


 

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 Institute of Business and Management

 National Chiao Tung University

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Autobiography: Professor Diana HweiAn Tsai

 Diana HweiAn Tsai is professor of strategy, entrepreneurship and growth, currently at Institute of Business and Management, National Chiao Tung University. She was Commissioner of the 7th and 8th sessions of the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, Professor and Director at Institute of Economics of NSYSU, research associate at the Institute for Policy Analysis of University of Toronto, and assistant professor of Concordia University, visiting scholar at Stanford University, visiting research fellow at University of California at Santa Cruz. She also serves as Consultant of Economics and Technology group of National Policy Foundation, Chair of the Industrial Policy group of Taiwan Competitiveness Forum, and editorial board member of Fair Trade Quarterly. She was committee member of Economic Development Committee and Kaohsiung Urban Planning Committee of Kaohsiung City Government. While at the tenure of Commissioner of the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, Dr. Tsai has represented Taiwan to attend the annual OECD Competition Committee and Global Forum, ICN Global Competitiveness Forum, EATOP East Asia Forum on Competition, and serve as speakers and panelists at various seminars and conferences.

 

 Her research focuses on industrial organization and regulation, digital economics and telecommunications, applied econometrics, and economics of competition policy. Current research includes M&A and competitive strategies, economic analysis of the competition policy, empirical studies in digital convergence, economics analysis on intellectual property right, etc. She has papers published in Journal of Productivity Analysis, Contemporary Economic Policy, Journal of Policy Modeling, Information Economics and Policy, Taiwan Economic Review, Taiwan Academic Journal, Management Review, City and Planning, Issues and Studies; and is author of Empirical Foundation of Incentive Regulation in Telecommunications, published by Management Study Research Center, National Sun Yat-Sen University, and Macroeconomic Environment as Implicit Industrial Policy: Its Industry and Enterprise Effects coauthored with Dr. J.R. Norsworthy published by Kluwer Academic Publishers.  And she was award receiver of National Science Council research awards, Mackay Research Award of 1994 in U.S. and 1998 in Taiwan, Australia Government competitive grant in 2008, Fulbright Scholar in 2009, the 14th NATIONAL INNOVATION AWARD (2017), Gold Medal of the 8th International Innovation and Invention Competition (2017), the 16th NATIONAL INNOVATION AWARD (2019), and Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (2019).


Fields of Specialization

    Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Growth
    Startup and Operation in Biotech
    Industrial Organization and Regulation
    Public Policy

 

Current Position

    Professor
(2015/9– present)    

    Institute of Business and Management, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

 

Past Positions

    Commissioner
(2010/2 – 2015/8)    

    Fair Trade Commission, R.O.C.


    Director
(2004/1 – 2010/1)    

    Institute of Economics, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan


    Visiting Scholar
(1999 – 2000)    

    Department of Economics, Stanford University, U.S.A.


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    Professor
(2000/8 – 2015/8)    

    Institute of Economics, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan


    Associate Professor
(1995 – 2000)    

    Institute of Economics, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan


    Associate Professor
(1993 – 1995)    

    Department of Economics, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada


    Research Associate
(1992 – 1993)    

    Institute for Policy Analysis, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


    Assistant Professor
(1991 – 1992)    

    Department of Economics and Finance, School of Management, Clarkson University, U.S.A.


    Research Associate
(1990 – 2000)    

    Center for Science and Technology Policy, School of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, U.S.A.


Education

    B.A., National Cheng-Chi University, Taiwan
    M.A. in Economics, Ohio State University, U.S.A.
    Ph.D in Managerial Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, U.S.A.

 

Publications

(A)  Journal articles

    1. Tsai, Diana H.A. (2018) “The Effects of Dynamic Industrial Transition on Sustainable Development,” Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 2018, vol. 44, issue C, 46-54. (SSCI, Impact Factor 0.91)
    2. Tsai, Diana H.A., Rong-Chwan Chen, Ming-Jong Yao (2018) “A Study on the Competition Norms for the Liner Shipping Industry,” Fair Trade Law Quarterly, 26:4, 1-56. (TSSCI)
    3. Tsai, Diana H.A. (2016) “Competition as a Stimulus to Industrial Growth: Evidence of Taiwan Telecommunications,” Competition Law International, 12:1, 69-84.
    4. ...
    5. Tung, Chris Y., Diana H.A. Tsai, and S.H. Chen (2015) “Competitive Neutrality of Network Platform in Keywords Advertising Markets,” Fair Trade Law Quarterly, 23:2, 147-167. (TSSCI)
    6. Tsai, Diana A. (2005) “Knowledge Spillovers and High-Technology Clustering: Evidence from Taiwan’s Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park,” Contemporary Economic Policy, January, 23:1, 116-128. (SSCI, EconLit)
    7. Tsai, Diana H.A. (2015) “Procedure Transparency in the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission,” CPI Antitrust Chronicle, June.
    8. Tsai, Diana A. and Tzu-Cheng Tai (2012) “Price Squeeze and Non-Price Discrimination in Vertical Integration - Taiwan Telecom Access Service Price Regulations,” Fair Trade Law Quarterly, 20:3, 63-84. (TSSCI)
    9. Hsieh, Yu-ting, Chung-ming Kuan, Diana HweiAn Tsai, and Yu-wei Hsieh (2010) “Evaluating a  Quality  Incentive  Program  for  TB  Treatment,”  Journal  of  Social Sciences and Philosophy, 22:4,485-519。(EconLit, TSSCI) (in Chinese)
    10. Tsai,  Diana    A.   (2009)      “The Information     Communication Technology Competitiveness in Taiwan,” Sci-Tech Policy Review, 79-94.
    11. Tsai, Diana A. and J.S. Yang (2009) “Reconsider ICT Productivity Paradox under Dynamic Adjustments,” Taiwan Economic Review, forthcoming. (EconLit, TSSCI) (in Chinese)
    12. Tsai, Diana A. (2008) “A Survey on the Development of Taiwan High-technology Industries and Related Empirical Studies,” Taiwan Economic Review, 36:2, 183–233. (EconLit, TSSCI) (in Chinese)
    13. Tsai, Diana A. (2007) “The Impacts of Industrial Transition and Structural Changes on Sustainable Development: the Empirical Study of Southern Taiwan,” City and Planning, 34:4, 317-341。(TSSCI) (in Chinse)
    14. Tsai, Diana A. and Marc Lin (2005) “Industrial and Spatial Spillovers and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Taiwan High-Technology Plant Level Data,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, 23:1, 109-125. (SSCI, EconLit)
    15. Tsai, Diana A. and Tze-Gan Chen (2002) “Dynamic Adjustments of the Intra- and Inter-Industry R&D Spillovers: Evidence from Taiwanese Electronics Plant Level Data,” Journal of Social Sciences and Philosophy, 14:3, 289-327. (in Chinese)
    16. Tsai, Diana A. and Tze-Gan Chen (2002) “Intra- and Inter-Industry R&D Spillovers and Exogenous Technical Change Effects: Evidence from Taiwan High-Tech Plant-Level Data,” Taiwan Economic Review, 30:2, 175-204. (in Chinese)
    17. Tsai, Diana A. (2000) “The Incentive Mechanism of Price Cap Regulation in Telecommunications: Use X-factor to Provide Economic Incentives,” Review of Public-Owned Enterprises, 2: 1, 41-73. (in Chinese)
    18. Norsworthy, R. and Diana H. Tsai (1999) “The Role of Service Quality and Capital Technology in Telecommunication Regulation,” Information Economics and Policy, vol. 11, pp. 127-145. (SSCI, EconLit)
    19. Tsai, Diana (1999) “Industry Dynamic Model under Static Expectation and Non-Static Expectation: Empirical Study of Taiwan Telecommunications,” Asia Pacific Economic and Management Review, 3: 1, 21-40. (in Chinese)
    20. Tsai, Diana and Fei-Wen Huang (1999) “An Application of Dynamic Cost Efficiency Model on Taiwanese Banking,” Management Review, 18:3, 35-55. (in Chinese)
    21. Tsai, Diana and Jau-Cheng Liu (1999) “An Application of Skewness and Kurtosis in the Stock Markets,” Taiwan Banking Quarterly, 50: 4, 86-129. (in Chinese)
    22. Tsai, Diana (1998) “A Dynamic Banking Model with Adjustment Costs and Multiple Risk Effects for Taiwan Banking,” Proceedings of Taiwan Economic Association Conference, 249-277. (in Chinese)
    23. Tsai, Diana HweiAn (1998) “Convergence in the Asia Pacific Countries: Its Driving Forces and Competitive Factors,” Social Science Quarterly Journal, 1:4, 190-208.
    24. Tsai, Diana and J.R. Norsworthy (1996) "Measuring the Effects of Macroeconomic Policy in Industry Econometric Models: Toward Assessment of Industrial Policy," Journal of Policy Modeling, 18:3, pp. 289-333. (SSCI, EconLit)
    25. Tsai, Diana HweiAn (1996) “Regional Inequality and Financial Decentralization in Mainland China,” Issue and Studies, 32:5, 40-71. (SSCI, EconLit)
    26. Tsai, Diana (1996) “The Framework and Strategy of Regional Perpetual Development - the Economic Aspects,” Space, 88, 49-51. (in Chinese)

(B)  Books

    Norsworthy, J.R. and Diana H. Tsai (1998) Macroeconomic Policy as Implicit Industrial Policy: Its Industry and Enterprise Effects, Boston/Dordrecht/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers (ISBN-10: 0792380754 | ISBN-13: 978-0792380757). (EconLit)

    Tsai, Diana HweiAn (1999) Empirical Foundation of Incentive Regulation in Telecommunications, Taiwan: Management Study Research Center, National Sun Yat-Sen University.

(C)  Book Chapters

    1. Tsai, Diana A. (2013) “Legal Justice and Economic Fairness,” Golden Ten Years: Wealth, Happiness and Competitiveness, Taiwan Competitiveness Forum.
    1. Tsai, Diana A. (2012) “Economic Analysis in Horizontal Merger under Digital Convergence,” 100th Anniversary Competition Series, Fair Trade Commission, Executive Yuan.
    2. ...
    1. Tsai, Diana A. (2011) “Economic Development and Inter-generational Justice,” In Hung-Mao Tien and Wen-Cheng Lin (Eds.) A Spectacular Century: The Republic of China Centennial Democracy Forums, Taipei: Institute for National Policy Research, p. 56-77.
    1. Tsao, Hai-tao and Diana A. Tsai (2011) “Institutional Change and Democratic Transition-Taiwan’s Experience of Democratization,” in Fu Lai Tony Yu, Shu Kam Lee, and Wai Kee Yuen (Eds.), Economy and Society in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong: Studies in Entrepreneurship, Finance and Institutions (Hong Kong: Ovis Press, 2011) (ISBN: 9789881842749), pp. 156-184.
    2. Norsworthy, R. and Diana H. Tsai (1998) "Performance Measurement for Price-Cap Regulation of Telecommunications: Using Evidence from a Cross-Section Study of United States Local Exchange Carriers,” in Regulation under Increasing Competition, (Michael A. Crew, Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Chapter 7. (EconLit)
    3. Tsai, Diana HweiAn (1998) “The Prospects of the Greater Chinese Economic Communities Post 1997,” in Checkup for Cross-Strait Economic, Trade and Social Relationships (Ed., Shi-Chon Chou), HoLo Publishers, 1998, 49-62. (in Chinese)

Honor

    Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, 2019.
    THE 16th NATIONAL INNOVATION AWARD, The Institution Awards, 2019.
    Gold Medal, 2017 International Innovation and Invention Competition 第八屆IIIC國際創新發明競賽.
    THE 14th NATIONAL INNOVATION AWARD, Application of Machine Learning in Electrical Impedance Tomography Post-Processing, 2017
    Led MBA team from NCTU “NeuroCap Imaging, NCI” to join China 14th MBA Entrepreneurship Competition, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Finalists and Honorable Mention, 2017.
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    Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    Invited round-table organizer and Chair, CES Conference, 2008, 2009.
    US Fulbright Scholarship, 2009.
    Australia-China Council’s 2007-2008 Australian Studies Competitive Projects, 2007.
    Principal Investigator of NSC Integrated Project, 2002-2005.
    Taipei Trade Centre Exchange Scheme, Research Grant to Hong Kong, 1998/99.
    Mackay Research Award for Canadian Studies, 1998.
    Research Award for Canadian Studies in US, 1994.
    International Who’s Who 1999, Women’s Who’s Who, 1995.


Editorial and Membership

    Editorial Board Member, Fair Trade Law Quarterly (2010 - present)
    ...
    Editorial Board Member, Journal of Social Sciences (2006 - 2012)
    Editorial Board Member, Social Science Quarterly (1998-2001)
    Board Member, Chinese Economist Society in North America (2008-2009)
    Executive Editor, Social Science Quarterly (1998)
    Board Member, Asia-Pacific Economic and Management Association
    Board Member, Research Board of Advisors, American Biographical


Consulting Services

    GLG Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) (2016/1 – present)
    Economics and Technology Division, National Policy Foundation (2009/5-present).
    Industrial and Technology Policy, Taiwan Competitiveness Forum (2007/12-present)
    ...
    ASE Advanced Semiconductor (ASE) (2015/12 – 2017)
    Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan Telecommunications Association, and other telecommunication companies (2006 - 2010)
    AT&T, New Jersey, U.S.A. (1993-1995)
    New York Telephone Company and New York State Public Service Commission, U.S.A. (1991 - 1993)
    GE, New York, U.S.A. (1991)


Public Policy Related Services

    Commissioner, the 7th and 8th members, Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (2010/2-2015/8)

    Committee member, Taoyuang County, Industrial Development and Economic Planning Committee(2017/9-present)
    Chair, Industrial Policy Group of Taiwan Competitiveness Forum (2010 – present)
    ...
    Commissioner, Legal Right of the Military Complaints System, Ministry of Defense (2012-2016)
    Consultant, Economics and Technology Group, National Policy Foundation (2010-2015)
    Lecturer and Presenter at EMPP (Executive Program of Public Policy), National Sun Yat-Sen University (2004 – 2015), EMBA National Tsing Hua University, IMBA National Cheng Chi University, IMBA National Cheng Kung University.
    Reviewer Committee, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)
    Committee member, Kaohsiung City Economic Development Committee(2006/9-2008/9)
    Committee member, Kaohsiung City Urban Planning Committee(2006/1-2006/12)
    Committee memger, Kaohsiung City Government Fund Management Committee (2006/1 – 2006/12)
    Committee member, Kaohsiung City Urban Renewal Committee (2006/1 – 2006/12)
    Lecturer on Kaohsiung City Government Public Service Training Center lectures
    Regular speakers on Southern civil service training seminars

 

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