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Tsun Tzu Hsu

Former Short Term Scholar; Taiwan Scholar

Professional affiliation

Director, Taiwan ASEAN Studies Center, Chung Hua Institution for Economic Research, Taiwan


  • Economics and Globalization

Full Biography

Tsun Tzu Kristy Hsu is Director of the Taiwan ASEAN Studies Center, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, Taiwan (R.O.C.). Her areas of research interests include Southeast Asian study, regional economic integration, international trade policy and economic/trade law, trade and development issues and gender issues. She studies and advises on Taiwanese government’s trade policy and external affairs. In recently year, she has focused on FTA study, U.S. trade policy and US-China strategic competition and supply chains related issues. She currently serves as Adjunct Senior Research Fellow to the Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation, Consultant to Taipei City Government, Expert Advisor to Overseas Community Council of Executive Yuan, Senior Advisor to the Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce in Vietnam, among others. Kristy obtained her J.D. from the School of Law, Soochow University, Taiwan, and B.A. in Department of Foreign Literature and Languages of National Taiwan University, Taiwan.

Major Publications

  • Hsu, TT. Nov 2021. “日中韓の経済統合に与える RCEP の影響及び効果にか かる検証,” Issue and Study, 50(4):29-68 (translated into Japanese)
  • Hsu, TT. “Taiwan’s Participation in the World Trade Organization – Strategy, Interests, and Prospect,” In Rabea & Cristita eds., The Multilateral Trade System under Stress - Charting Asia's Path Forward, Tokyo: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Japan, 2020
  • Hsu, TT, “APEC Customs Time Release Comparison Study – Case Study of AEO MRAs between APEC Member Economies,” Singapore: APEC, 2020