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C. Y. Cyrus Chu

Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Chu studies population economics, law and economics, and public and regional economics.

Recent Publications


Gauthier, Anne H., C. Y. Cyrus Chu, and Shripad Tuljapurkar. 2007. Allocating Public and Private Resources Across Generations: Riding the Age Waves. London : Springer.

Journal Articles

Chu, C. Y. Cyrus, and Ron Lee. 2012. "Sexual dimorphism and sexual selection: A unified economic analysis." Theoretical Population Biology, 82(4): 355363. DOI. Abstract.

Lee, Ron, and C. Y. Cyrus Chu. 2012. "The evolution of transfers and life histories." Experimental Gerontology, 47(10): 803-806. DOI. Abstract.

Chu, C. Y. Cyrus, Yu Xie, and Ruoh-rong Yu. 2011. "Coresidence with elderly parents: a comparative study of Southeast China and Taiwan." Journal of Marriage and Family, 73(1): 120-135. PMCID: PMC3364674. DOI. Abstract.

Chu, C. Y. Cyrus, Hung-Ken Chien, and Ron Lee. 2010. "The evolutionary theory of time preferences and intergenerational transfers." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 76(3): 451-464. PMCID: PMC3014627. DOI. Abstract.

Chu, C. Y. Cyrus. 2010. "A two-sex life history model of handicap signaling." Journal of Theoretical Biology, 263(2): 219-226. DOI. Abstract.

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