Dr Charles I-hsin Chen
BA (NTU), MSc PhD (SOAS)
I received my PhD in economics on topic of the privatisation in China from SOAS in 2014. Before joining the Centre of Taiwan Studies as a research associate, I once worked as a Parliamentary aide, a Presidential staff and a spokesperson of the ruling Kuomintang party in Taiwan. My writings of editorials, columns, commentaries and letters are regularly published on Taiwan and foreign newspapers.
My research interest covers fields of privatisation, economic transition, and state-owned enterprise reform in China. My PhD thesis is a quantitative research identifying determinants for the shrinkage of Chinese state sector after mid-1990s.