Dr. Sung has been at Truman since 1987. She holds her bachelor's degree from the National Taiwan University and her master's and doctorate from Wayne State University. Her teaching interests include microeconomic theory, mathematical economics, international trade theory and econometrics. Her research focuses on the effect of accessibility to the major employment center in diverse urban cities by using piecewise regression, and identifying major determinants of housing price by using nested and non-nested tests in hedonic regression. Other areas of her current research include comparing financial markets between the United States and Asian countries, and analyzing empirical studies of the impact of transition progress on foreign direct investment in transitional countries. She is a member of the Western Economic Association, and the Midwest Business Administration Association.
- Faculty & Staff