Wan-Yu Liu

Wan-Yu Liu

Dr. Wan-Yu Liu (柳婉郁) received her B.B.A. degree in Finance from National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Taiwan, in 2002; M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics and Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics from National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan, in 2004 and 2008, respectively. She then joined the faculty of the Applied Natural Resources Department at the Aletheia University (AU), Taiwan. In Feb. 2016, she moved to the Forestry Department, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), where she is currently a Professor. She has also been a distinguished professor since August 2018. Her research interests include forest policy and economics, forest/farm tourism, environmental economics and modelling, evaluation of GHG reduction policies, as well as forest management.

Dr. Liu received three best Ph.D. Dissertation awards from Chinese Land Economics Research Institute, the Rural Economics Society of Taiwan, and the Taiwan Society of Rural Development Planning respectively. In 2014-2015, she got outstanding Research Award of National Science Council (now Ministry of Science and Technology). In 2016-2018, she got best paper award from 10th Cross-Strait Forest Management Symposium, Chinese Tourism Management Association Academic Forum, and Taichung City Government Municipal Development Research respectively. Also, in 2019, she got the Outstanding Young Scholar Award in National Chung Hsing University and Outstanding Author Contribution award from Emerald Publishing.

Join FFTC-AP since 2018
Department of Forestry, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Job Title
Distinguished Professor

Latest Submission from Taiwan

The paper was initially submitted for the VASS & FFTC-AP Policy Forum titled 'Circular Agriculture for Sustainable Healthy Diets: Perspectives and Policy Implications in the Asian and Pacific Region,' which took place on July 19, 2022. It was subsequently completed after the workshop and was...
ABSTRACT Layer chicken is an important part of the poultry industry in the country. Previously, Taiwan's domestic egg production was utterly self-sufficient. Recently, however, the country has produced fewer eggs due to culling of the island's hen flocks owing to seasonal avian influenza virus...
Country: Taiwan Topic: Agriculture
ABSTRACT Taiwan is an island nation located in East Asia that has undergone rapid industrialization and urbanization in the past few decades, resulting in a growing rural-urban divide. To bridge this gap, Taiwan’s government has implemented various rural development policies that aim to...
Country: Taiwan Topic: Rural development
ABSTRACT In response to increasing climate risks and adhering to international trends to achieve carbon emission reduction targets by 2030 and a net-zero emission goal by 2050, Taiwan adopted the new “Climate Responsive Act” on January 10, 2023. The “Climate Responsive Act” is a comprehensive...
Country: Taiwan Topic: Climate change
ABSTRACT In the past decade, the Ministry of Labor in Taiwan has actively pursued the development and implementation of Occupational Competency Standards (OCSs) in various industries to better align talent cultivation with the demands of Taiwan’s labor market. These standards provide clear and...