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Jack Wu

Jack Wu
Professor, Department of Public Finance
National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, USA
Tel: +886-2-29393091 ext. 51539

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Jack Wu received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, USA. His major research fields include Public Finance and Urban Economics. He has published papers at top field journals such as Journal of Urban Economics, and International Tax and Public Finance. Before moving back Taiwan, he taught in the Department of Economics, Colgate University, one of top liberal art colleges in the United States. He is now the Professor in the Department of Public Finance, National Chengchi University. He regularly teaches Economics for the undergraduate ETP (English Taught Program) and Managerial Economics for IMBA. He was constantly invited to give lectures to students of study abroad programs from Wharton, Purdue, Melbourne, Rotterdam, Bocconi, Ottawa, and Innsbruck. He was also a visiting professor at UC-Berkeley, University of Melbourne, Kyoto University, SOAS-University of London, and Indiana University. Because of his devotion to teaching, he has been constantly granted “Outstanding Teaching Awards” by the university.



  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, USA 
  • Executive Education, Public Financial Management, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA
  • B.A. & MA. Economics, National Chengchi University, Taiwan


  • Professor, Department of Public Finance; National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Urban Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Applied Economics​

Teaching Interests

  • Economics
  • Managerial Economics


  • Wen-Chieh Wu (2019), Does the government-mandated adoption of international financial reporting standards reduce income tax revenue? International Tax and Public Finance, 26, 145-166. [Coauthored with Chih-Wen Mao]
  • Wen-Chieh Wu (2019), Moderated Mediation Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility Performance on Tax Avoidance: Evidence from China, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 26, 90-107. [Coauthored with Chih-Wen Mao]
  • Wen-Chieh Wu (2018), Folk Customs and Home Improvement Decisions, International Real Estate Review, 21(3), 317-341. [Coathored with Yu-Chun Ma and Steven Bourassa]
  • Wen-Chieh Wu (2016), Effect of Capital Income Tax on Economic Growth: Evidence from a Dynamic Panel Data Model, The Empirical Economics Letters, 15(6), 573-580. [Coauthored with Chih-Wen Mao]