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The Department of Economics, NTU is the oldest most prominent department of economics in Taiwan. The undergraduate program originated in 1928 as the School of Liberal Arts and Political Sciences of the Taipei Imperial University. Taipei Imperial University was renamed National Taiwan University in 1947. Our M.A., Ph.D., and EMEA programs were established in 1956, 1968 and 2003, respectively. The Department of Economics was a part of the College of Law until June 1996 when the college was renamed the College of Social Sciences. More than 10,000 graduates from our department work in the fields of academic research, business and politics, so that our department is deeply interwoven into the economic, political and social fabric of Taiwan.    more