Institutum Iurisprudentiae Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Director, Empirical Legal Studies Center,
Institutum Iurisprudentiae Academia Sinica
Monday, October 16, 2017
Furman Hall Room 310
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012
Yun-chien Chang is a Research Professor at Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, Taiwan and the Director of the Empirical Legal Studies Center. He was and will be a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and Cornell Law School and was a former law faculty at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Haifa University, and St. Gallen University. His current academic interests focus on economic, empirical and comparative analysis of property law and land use law, as well as the empirical studies of judicial system.
Prof. Chang has authored and co-authored more than 80 journal articles and book chapters. His English articles have appeared or will appear in the world leading journals, such as The University of Chicago Law Review, Journal of Legal Studies, and Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. He is an Associate Editor of the International Review of Law and Economics, the Editor of Asian Journal of Comparative Law, and the Panelist on American Law Institute’s Restatement Fourth, Property International Advisory Panel. In addition to his publishing experiences, Prof. Chang’s academic achievements have won him the Career Development Award, Outstanding Scholar Award, and Academia Sinica Law Journal Award in 2016, the Junior Research Investigators Award in 2015, and the Best Poster Prize in 2011.
Prof. Chang received his J.S.D. and LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law, where he was a Lederman/Milbank Law and Economics Fellow and a Research Associate at the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. Before coming to NYU, he had earned LL.B. and LL.M. degrees at National Taiwan University and passed the Taiwan bar. He also worked with prestigious law firms in Taiwan and served as a legal assistant for the International Trade Commission.