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Cheng-Hau Peng, Ph.D.

College of Social Sciences


Department of Economics

Industrial Organization, International Trade and Public Policy

Professor Cheng-Hau Peng is currently the Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Fu Jen Catholic University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from National Taiwan University in 2008. He served as the Chairperson of the Department of Economics at Fu Jen Catholic University (2017-2020).

  The research interests of Professor Cheng-Hau Peng are industrial organization, international trade theory and policy, regional economics and public economics. He has published his research articles in Oxford Economic Papers, Review of International Economics, Economics letters, Review of Industrial Organization, the World Economy, Review of Development Economics, International Review of Economics and Finance, Japanese Economic Review, Taiwan Economic Review and B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, etc.


  His research on industrial organization is centered on price discrimination, technology licensing and R&D behaviors in oligopolistic market structures. The selected publications include “'Welfare, Output Allocation and Price Discrimination in Input Markets (2011)”, “Production Efficiency, Input Price Discrimination and Social Welfare (2012)”, “Technology Licensing, R&D and Welfare (2013)”, “Licensing in Multiple Markets (2013)”, “Profit Improving via Strategic Technology Sharing (2016)”,” Competition, Product Innovation and Licensing (2017)”, “Quality Licensing in a Vertically Differentiated Oligopoly (2018)”, “Signaling in Technology Licensing with a Downstream Oligopoly (2021)”, etc.


  He also focuses on the research topics in trade policies, such as, the welfare effects of trade liberalization, tariffication policy, antidumping policy, parallel imports, tariffication policy, FDI, and international technology transfer. The selected papers are “AntidumpingPrice Undertaking and FDI (2008)”, “Tariff and Quota Equivalence in Vertically Related Markets (2011)”, “Tariffication and Welfare in a Differentiated Duopoly (2013)”, “Parallel Imports, Product Innovation and Market Structures (2014)”, “Welfare Effects of Tariffication on Parallel Trade(2014)”, “Anti-dumping Protection, Price Undertaking and Product Innovation (2016)”, “International Technology Transfer and Welfare (2016)”, ”Discriminatory vs. Uniform Tariffs with International Technology Licensing (2016)”, “Trade Liberalization, Technology Transfer, and Endogenous R&D (2016)”, “Trade Liberalization, Forward-looking Firms and Welfare (2017)”, “Trade Liberalization and Product R&D in a Differentiated Duopoly (2018)”, “Parallel Trade with an Endogenous Market Structure (2019)”, “Antidumping Protection and Welfare in a Differentiated Duopoly (2020)”, etc.


  The current research projects of Professor Peng focus on welfare and policy implications of services trade, preferential trade agreements, profit taxations in a mixed oligopoly, and environmental cooperate social responsibility.