Dr Yu-Fu Chen

Senior Lecturer

University of Dundee School of Business, School of Business

Economic Studies, School of Business

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Contact

Email

y.f.chen@dundee.ac.uk

Phone

+44 (0)1382 384383

Locations

1-3 Perth Road

Websites

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Biography

Yu-Fu gained both a BS and an MS in Chemistry from the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, a PG Diploma in Economics from the University of Warwick, and both an MSc and a PhD in Economics from Birkbeck College, University of London. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Economic Studies at the University of Dundee.

Research

A key feature of my work is that it bridges different areas of economics as well as different disciplines. Currently, I am working in several areas:

  • International Finance & exchange rates modelling with a focus on exchange rates policies by central banks and theoretical development of target zone models.
  • Macroeconomics and Labour Economics, with a focus on firms’ dynamic consumption, investment and employment decisions under uncertainty and their impact on international competitiveness.
  • Real options applications.

Areas of expertise

  • Consumption and investment dynamic modelling
  • Exchange rates modelling
  • Labour markets institutions research
  • Financial Economics
  • Real Options applications

Research themes

  • Markets and Governance

Research grants

  • 2012-16: “Welfare, Wealth and Work for Europe” (http://www.foreurope.eu/), (with H. Molana (Dundee) and C. Montagna (Aberdeen)) – EU Cooperation Programme / Theme 8 / Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (Call ID “FP7-SSH-2011-1”), total bid value € 8.5 million involving 33 institutions from 12 European Countries).
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Teaching

  • BU41021 Macroeconomic Theory
  • BU51021 Derivatives & Risk management
  • Mathematics, Statistics and Econometrics (MSc Economics, University of Edinburgh, Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (SGPE))
  • Asset Pricing (MSc Economics, University of Edinburgh. SGPE)
  • Corporate Finance (MSc Economics, University of Edinburgh. SGPE)