Ms. Lih-Chyi Wen is the Deputy Director of Green Trade Project Office, Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan. She studies Environmental and WTO related government policies, and to participate in activities of Asia-Pacific Regional, activities of trade mission worldwide. Before assuming her present position, Ms. Wen, who joined Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research in 1996, was the Deputy Director of WTO Center and Research Fellow of International Division.
The studies of Environmental Economics, Law and Economics and Public Economics are her research areas. Ms. Wen was the 2008 Top 10 Rising Stars in Taiwan, awarded by the Central News Agency, in the area of Economics, Finance & Business Management. She also ever received the Research Awards from National Science Council in 1998 and 1999 separately. She co-authored Benefit and Cost Analysis of Environmental Protection – Theory, Methodology & Applications (JunJie Publish Co. 2003) with Mr. Daigee Shaw, Mr. Huei-Yann Jeng, Mr. Pei-Yin Wu and Ms. Yu-lian Cian, and also translated a book in the field of Law Economics (Hua-Tai Publishing Co., 2003).
Her two great interests in life are teaching and researches in environmental protection, she is still devoting to the teaching. She is also a professor at National Taipei University of Technology in Taiwan. Environmental Economics, Law and Economics, Micro Economics, Mathematical Economics and Economics are her teaching areas. Ms. Wen has devoted a tremendous amount of effort to promote the Recycling, not only in Taiwan, but also across the Asia-Pacific Region. She has been a specialist/representative in the environmental protection area in Taiwan.
Ms. Wen is also a member of American Economic Association, Association of Environmental & Research Economists, Asia WTO Research Network and Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession as well.
In 1996, Ms. Wen graduated from University of Connecticut in Economics in USA with a Ph.D. of Economics degree. And her doctoral thesis was Environmental Policy-making in a Federal System-The Use of Unfunded Mandates.