Shieh, Yeung-Nan

Shieh, Yeung-Nan

Professor, Economics





Preferred: (408) 924-5413

Office Hours

MW 9:00 - 11:45am


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, Texas, 1980
  • Master of Arts, Economics, Univ Of Rochester, New York, United States, 1976


Professor Yeung-Nan Shieh was born in Hsin-Chu, Taiwan. He received a BA in economics from National Taiwan University in 1966, and a MA in economics from University of Rochester in 1976 and a Ph.D. in economics from Texas A&M University in 1980. Before coming to SJSU in 1989, he taught at Texas A&M university in College Station, Texas, University of Dallas in Irving, Texas and University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. His teaching at SJSU has included Principles of Macro and Microeconomics (Economics 1A and 1B), Mathematical Economics (Economics 104 and 204), Graduate Microeconomics (Economics 201), Economic Statistics (Economics 003), Econometric (Economics 203), Managerial Economics (Economics 106) and International Economics (Economics 136).

 ... Professor Shieh has published ninety six refereed papers in English and five in Chinese, such as Academia Economic Papers, American Journal of Business, Economics and Management, The Annals of Regional Science, Economics Bulletin, Economics Letters, Economics and Business Letters, Economics Papers and Notes, Economic Record, Economica, Environment and Planning A, European Economic Review, History of Political Economy, International Journal of Applied Economics, Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Journal of Social Science and Philosophy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Journal of Real Estate Economics and Finance, Journal of Urban Economics, Manchester School of Economics and Social Science, National Tax Journal, Oxford Economic Papers, Papers in Regional Science, Pacific Economic Review, Public Choice, Public Finance, Public Finance Quarterly, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Revista Internationale di Science Economiche e Commericali, Southern Economic Journal, Taiwan Economic Forum, Taiwan Economic Review, Tunghai Journal of Social Science, Urban Studies.

Professor Shieh's current research interests are: (1) C. F. W. Launhardt's contributions to location theory and spatial economics; (2) the impact of distance and transportation costs on the output and welfare effects of price discrimination and wage discrimination; (3) the effect of transportation costs on the optimum tariff.