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Assistant Professor Chang,Chiung-ting





  • PhD in Environmental Economics and Management, York University (UK)

  • M.A., Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University (Taiwan)

  • B.A., Department of Economics, National Taiwan University (Taiwan)


  • Climate change adaptation

  • Flood risk management

  • Economic development

  • Happiness studies


  • Public economics

  • Development economics

  • Environmental and resources management (co-coordinated with Prof. Sampui Lam)

Current position

Assistant Professor at the Institute of Public Affairs Management, National Sun Yetsan University, 2013 -



A  Peer-reviewed academic journal

  1. Chang, C.T. (2017), Risk factors associated with flying in adverse weather: From the passengers' point of view, Journal of Air Transport Management, 58: 68-75. [MOST 103-2410-H-110-058][SSCI]

  2. Chang, C.T. (2016), A preliminary study on mortality attributed to tropical cyclones in Taiwan 2000-2014, Environmental Hazards, 15: 2: 178-187. [SSCI]

  3. WSS Fellows on RIA (2014) Reporting on the seminar - risk interpretation and action (RIA): decision making under conditions of uncertainty, Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, 18: 1: 27-37.

  4. Chang, C.T. (2013), The disappearing sustainability triangle: Community level considerations, Sustainability Science, 8: 2: 227-240.[SCI, SSCI]

  5. Chang, C.T. (2011), Viewpoint on Rio+20, Natural Resources Forum, 35: 335-6. [SSCI]

  6. Chang, C.T. (2010), Viewpoints on Sustainable Supply and Consumption in Developing Countries, Natural Resources Forum, 34: 87. [SSCI]

  7. Martens, P., Aerts, J.C.J.H., Amelung, B., Bouwer, L.M., Chang, C.T., Huynen, M., van Ierland, E.C., van Koppen, C.S.A., McEvoy, D., Mol, A.P.J., and van Tatenhove, J. (2010). Imaging the Unimaginable: Synthesis of Essays on Abrupt and Extreme Climate Change, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2: 1-9. [SCI]

  8. Chang, C.T. (2010), Live Long and Prosper without Economic Growth? Possibilities in Developing Countries, OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2 (5): 51-62. [SSCI]

  9. Martens, P., McEvoy, D. and Chang, C. (2009). The Climate Change Challenge: Linking Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Mitigation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 1: 1-5. [SCI]

  10. Chang, C.T. and J. Leentvaar (2008). Risk Trading in Trans-boundary Flood Management: Case Study of the Dutch and German Rhine. Journal of Flood Risk Management. 1: 3: 133-141. [SCI]

  11. Chang, C.T. (2008) Introduction of a Tradeable Flood Permit System. Environmental Science and Policy. 11: 4: 329-335. [SSCI]

  12. Chang, C.T. (2007), Risk Trading in Flood Management. Taiwan Economic Policy and Forecast, 37 (3): 83-105. [TSSCI] (in Traditional Chinese)

  13. Shaw, D., Chang, C.T., and Kuo, Y.L. (2003), A New Institution for Environmental Management: Beyond the Political Boundaries. Taiwan Economic Policy and Forecast, 34 (1): 1-38. [TSSCI] (in Traditional Chinese)


  1.  Martens, P. and Chang, C.T. (2010). The Social and Behavioural Aspects of Climate Change (Eds). Greenleaf, Sheffield.

  2. Chang, C.T. (2005), Mitigation of Flood Risks: The Economic Problem, PhD thesis, University of York (The UK).

CBook chapter

  1.  van Dam, A.A., Chang, C.T., Denny, P. & Hes, E. (2009) Training Workbook Module 1: Wetlands and Water Resources Management. In: Ojei, T., I. Gevers & E. Koopmanschap (eds.) Training workbook on wetland management and livelihoods. Wetlands International, Ede, The Netherlands.


A  Project coordination

  1. Academia Sinica (Taiwan), Sub-project II: Integrating social dimension into the development model: A capital method, Taiwan Sustainable Transition Model, principal investigator, 2013-2015

  2. Water Management Inspectorate (The Netherlands), Project on enforcement improvement using water accounting and environmental trading, principal investigator, 2007

BProject participation

  1. EU FP7, Producing a shared vision on how to harness Research & Development for Sustainable Development (VISION), 2010-2011 (researcher).

  2. NWO (The Netherlands), Vulnerability, Adaptation, Mitigation, and Adaptation-Mitigation for Climate Change, Synthesis project, 2009-2010 (researcher).

  3. Environmental Protection Agency (Taiwan), Adaptation for Climate Change in Taiwan, 2009-2010 (researcher).

  4. China Technical Consultants, Inc. (Taiwan), Adaptation for Climate Change, 2008 (researcher).

  5.  Water Management Inspectorate (The Netherlands), Project on enforcement improvement using water accounting and environmental trading, 2007 (principal investigator).

  6. WWF and Mekong River Commission, Project on Roads and Floods in the Mekong (Vietnam and Cambodia), 2006-7 (researcher).

  7. Environment Agency (The UK), Project on potential of tradeable permit on flood management in England, 2005 (consultant).