Faculty & Staff

Dr. Chen joined the Truman faculty in 2001. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Virginia Tech and received her bachelor’s degree in international economics at Peking University in Beijing, China. She teaches principles and intermediate macroeconomics, international monetary theory and policy, international trade theory and policy, economics of East Asia, and other courses. Having previously worked in an international economic organization and the Chinese banking sector, she has a wide research interest, including household saving behavior, regional economics in East Asia, the Chinese economy, urbanization, and financial liberalization and credit risk. Her publications are found in Applied Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, and other academic journals and books.