Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof He Tai-Sen

Assistant Professor
School of Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Phone: (+65)65922432
Office: HSS-04-40

  • PhD (Econ) Brown University 2013
  • MA (Econ) National Chengchi University 2003
  • BFIN(Dist) National Chengchi University 2001
He Tai-Sen received his bachelor degree in Finance and master degree in economics from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Brown University in 2013. Before joining NTU, he taught at Brown, UMass-Boston and Bridgewater State University. His research lies at the intersection of behavioral economics, experimental economics and public economics.
Research Interests
Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics
Current Projects
  • Cooperation, Partner Selection, And Homophily In Social Networks Experiments
  • How Do Economic, Social and Linguistic Factors Shape Social Preferences? Three Experimental Studies
  • The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree: An Experimental Study on Intergenerational Transmission of Preferences
  • The Role of Languages in Shaping Economic Preferences: An Experimental Investigation Using the Mandarin-English Bilingual
Selected Publications
  • Tai-Sen He and Fuhai Hong. (2017). Risk Breeds Risk Aversion. Experimental Economics, Forthcoming, DOI 10.1007/s10683-017-9553-0.
  • Tai-Sen He. (2017). “I” make you risk-averse: The effect of first-person pronoun use in a lottery choice experiment. Economics Letters, 153, 39–42.
  • Josie I Chen, Tai-Sen He, Yohanes E. Riyanto. (2017, February). The Effect of Language on Economics Behavior: New Experimental Evidence from a Unique Language Environment. Paper presented at 2017 Asian-Pacific Economic Science Association Meeting, National Taiwan University.
  • Josie I Chen, Tai-Sen He, and Yohanes E. Riyanto. (2016, December). The Effects of Languages on Time Preference: Experimental Evidence. Paper presented at 6th Annual Xiamen University International Workshop on Experimental Economics, Xiamen University.
  • Tai-Sen He and Yohanes E. Riyanto. (2016, September). The Use of First-Person Pronoun and Social Preferences: Experimental Evidence. Paper presented at 11th Annual Australia New Zealand Workshop on Experimental Economics, Brisbane, University of Queensland.

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