fulbright Taiwan online journal

fulbright Taiwan online journal

Author: Wen-I Chuang 莊文議

Wen-I Chuang 莊文議
Wen-I Chuang (莊文議), Ph.D., is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar with the Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. He is an associate professor in the Department of Finance at the National Taiwan University. He received both his M.B.A. (1999) and Ph.D. in finance (2003) from the University of Houston. His research interests include behavioral finance and financial economics.

My Fulbright Year in the Oregon State University

     First of all, I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation to the Fulbright Program for offering me the generous research grant to conduct a joint research program with Professor Jimmy Yang at Oregon State University (OSU). Not only did this unique opportunity advance my professional knowledge and research skills, it also allowed me to experience U.S. life and culture in a deeper way. This article briefly describes my research as well as cultural experiences during my stay as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at OSU.     Research Experience      Prof. Yang joined the Oregon State University faculty in 2003 and established a good reputation by publishing research papers in mainstream finance journals. Prof. Yang comes from Taiwan and keeps a close connection with Taiwanese scholars in the finance field. I came to know Prof. Yang when he attended a conference held by my department at National Taiwan University. At that time, I proposed to work with him to implement a research project at OSU in the hope of further improving my expertise, knowledge, and research skills. Prof. Yang not only agreed with my proposal, but also encouraged me to do so. I kept this in

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