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Frank S. T. HsiaoFrank S. T. Hsiao
Emeritus and Adjunct Professor


Economic Theory (Mathematical Economics) • Theory of Economic Growth • Economic Statistics and Econometrics • Economic Development of East Asia

Current Research Interests:
Topics in East Asian development; microcomputer applications in economics; endogenous growth models.

Short CV

PhD–University of Rochester
MA–University of Rochester
MA–National Taiwan University
BA–National Taiwan University

PhD, University of Rochester, 1967, is a professor of economics. He has been teaching and working in fields of economic growth theory and mathematical economics at CU-Boulder since 1966. Recently, he has worked in areas of economic growth and development of East Asia, especially related to Taiwan, Korea, Japan and the United States.   He has also developed a course on Microcomputer Applications in Economics, which emphasizes applications in mathematical economics and econometrics.  He was a Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Fellow at Hitotsubashi University, and the National Taiwan University, and a visiting scholar at the Korea Development Institute, the Hoover Institute at Stanford University, the John King Fairbank Center at Harvard University, and Kansai and Nagoya Universities. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Asian Economics and as a consultant to the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research.  His publications have appeared in American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Finance, Southern Economic Journal, Energy Economics, Journal of Economic Development, World Development, Journal of Asian Economics, and Review of Development Economics.