Eric S. Lin is Professor at the Department of Economics, National Tsing Hua University since August 2013. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Texas at Austin in 2004. He is currently the Director of Center for Learning Assessment Service, National Tsing Hua University, and the Joint-Appointed Professor, Center for Teacher Education, National Tsing Hua University, and the Adjunct Research Fellow, Research Center of Public Economics, College of Social Sciences, National Taiwan University.
He has studied various labor market, education issues and related econometrics techniques, including elapsed time to a doctoral degree, Ph.D. career job choices, gender wage differentials, decomposition analysis, fertility forecasting, education attainment of immigrants, and finite-sample refinement in non-linear GMM with unknown heteroskedasticity. Among others, Eric has published in Econometric Reviews, Southern Economic Journal, Economics of Education Review, Higher Education, Children and Youth Services Review, Demographic Research, Journal of Forecasting, Economics Letters, Research Policy, Journal of Peace Research, and Defence and Peace Economics.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2014.