John P. Tang
Senior Lecturer, Australian National University
Pre-War Japanese Industrial and Financial Development
Education and Academic Employment
|2015-present||Senior Lecturer, Australian National University|
|2011-2014||Lecturer, Australian National University|
|2008-2010||Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland, College Park|
|2007||PhD in Economics, University of California Berkeley|
|2001||BA in Economics, Northwestern University|
Research Fields of Interest
- Economic History
- Growth and Development
- International Trade
- Financial History
- “A Tale of Two SICs: Industrial Development in Japan and the United States in the Late Nineteenth Century”, Australian Economic History Review, 56(2): 174-197, June 2016.
- “Pollution Havens and the Trade in Toxic Chemicals: Evidence from U.S. Trade Flows,” Ecological Economics, 112: 150-160, April 2015.
- “Railroad Expansion and Industrialization: Evidence from Meiji Japan,” Journal of Economic History, 74(3): 863-886, September 2014.
- “Financial Intermediation and Late Development in Meiji Japan, 1868-1912,” Financial History Review, 20(2): 111-135, August 2013.
- “Technological Leadership and Late Development: Evidence from Meiji Japan, 1868-1912,” Economic History Review, 64(S1): 99-116, February 2011.
|2016||Eramus Mundus Visiting Scholar Fellowship|
|2015||Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship|
|2013||Japan Foundation Language Studies Grant|
|2012||Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award|
|2002||National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship|
- American Economic Association
- Economic History Association
- Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand
- Cliometrics Society