Shin-Horng Chen is the director and a research fellow of the International Division at the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, a leading economic think tank in Taiwan. Apart from full-time research work, he has taught EMBA/MBA courses at several universities in Taiwan, including National Taiwan University (NTU), National Tsinghua University, and National Chiao Tung University.

Chen has intensive research experience on the development of the ICT industry, science and technology (S&T) policy, national innovation system, global production and innovation networks, and research and development (R&D) internationalization. In recent years, he has extended his research fields into China’s industrial development and innovation, technology foresight, and service innovation. He is also an experienced reviewer for a few R&D programs sponsored by the Taiwanese government. For his well-respected work of innovation and policy studies, he received the Award for Innovation Model Promoter, First National Industry Innovation Award from the Ministry of Economic Affairs in 2011.

Out of his policy studies, Chen has generated a number of academic publications in the international academic community. His recent academic publications can be found in a few refereed journals, such as Research Policy, Technovation, R&D Management, Industry and Innovation, Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, Working Paper of National Bureau of Economic Research, China Economic Review, China Information, and NTU Management Review. He has also contributed papers to more than 20 editorial books, published by international academic publishers.