CHIOU Yi-hung (Eric)

The below information is as of September 12, 2014. It may differ from the current information.

CHIOU Yi-hung (Eric)

CHIOU Yi-hung (Eric)

Visiting Scholar (until September 12, 2014)

Assistant Professor, National Chiao Tung University

Activities at RIETI


International Political Economy, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and International Conflict, Regional Economic Integration in the Asia-Pacific, Political Economy of Southeast Asia


2010 Ph.D. in Political Science, University of South Carolina
1999 M.A. in Political Science, National Taiwan University
1996 B.A. in Chinese Literature, National Taiwan University


2013 - present Assistant Professor, National Chiao Tung University
2014 - present Adjunct Associate Research Fellow, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research
2012 - 2013 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Management College, Defense University
2010 - present Adjunct Assistant Professor, the College of International Affairs, National Chengchi University
2010 - 2013 Associate Research Fellow in the Department of International Affairs; Deputy Head of FTA and Regional Integration, National Economic Development Strategic Planning Center, Taiwan Institute of Economic Affairs
2003 - 2006 Recipient of the Public Scholar sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Selected Publications and Papers

Academic Peer-Reviewed Articles

Chiou, Yi-hung, "Militarized Conflict, Political Risk and Foreign Direct Investment," Issues and Studies, Vol. 52, No. 1, March 2013 (Chinese version)

Chiou, Yi-hung, "Racing to the Top: Chinese Taipei's Achievement on the Ease of Doing Business," in Aggarwal, Vinod K., and Richard Feinberg, ed., APEC Study Centers Consortium 2011: Key Findings and Policy Recommendations: Green Growth, Trade Integration and Regulatory Convergence, 2011, Singapore: APEC Secretariat

Chiou, Yi-hung, "The Past and the Future: The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) in the Dynamics of Trilateral Economic Interactions," Issues & Studies, Vo. 46, No. 3, September 2010

Chiou, Yi-hung, "Unraveling the Logic of ASEAN's Decision-Making: Theoretical Analysis and Case Examination," Asian Politics & Policy, Vol. 2, No. 3, July-Sept. 2010

Chiou, Yi-hung, "A Two-level-game Analysis of AFTA Agreements: What Caused ASEAN States to Move toward Economic Integration?" Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, Vol. 29, No. 1, April 2010

Conference Paper

Chiou, Yi-hung, "Competing the Commanding Height: The Global Economic Strategic Competition between the U.S. and China—An Empirical Analysis," Presented at the 2014 International Conference on "Challenges to US Foreign Policy in the 21st Century," at the Tamkang University, May 26th, 2014, Tamsui, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Chiou, Yi-hung, "Competing the Commanding Height of Global Economy between the East and the West: A Strategic and Empirical Analysis on the Future Regional Trading Blocs" Presented at the International Studies Association's (ISA) 55th Annual Convention, March 25th-29th, 2014, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Chiu, Yi-hung and Bo-xiang Hsu, "Exploring the Reconfigurations of Industrial Competitiveness across Economies under Different Pathways to FTAAP," Presented at the APEC Study Center Consortium Conference (ASCCC), July 26th-27th, 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

Chiou, Yi-hung and Le Thu Hung, "Dancing with Dragon: Vietnam's Perspective and Strategy on the South China Sea issues," Presented at the International Studies Association's (ISA) 54th Annual Convention, April 2nd-6th, 2013, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Chiou, Yi-hung, "What Money Cannot Buy? The Dynamics between Geo-political Tensions and Business Interests of Foreign Direct Investment." Presented at the International Studies Association's (ISA) 54th Annual Convention, April 2nd -6th, 2013, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Chiou, Yi-hung and Ming-hsing Kung, "Taiwan's challenges and opportunities in the new framework of production network," Presented at the 2012 RIETI-TIER-KIET Workshop, Nov., 12nd-14th, 2012, Tokyo, Japan

Chiou, Yi-hung, "The Sectoral Heterogeneity of Foreign Investment and Militarized Conflict: Is the Primary Sector Vulnerable to Militarized Conflict?" Presented at the 69th Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), March 31-April 3, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A