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Ji-Ping Lin

Research Fellow
Academia Sinica
Country of residence:

Nationality: Taiwan
Gender: M

Member since: 2012
Membership No: 30557
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Demography, Geography, Statistics

Specialization: Applied Demography, Culture, religion and ethnicity, Data Collection and Processing, Estimates and Projections, Internal Migration, International Migration, Labor force/Employment, Mathematical Demography, Population and Development, Spatial Analysis (and Geographic Information), Theory

Regional focus: United States and Canada, Southeast Asia, East Asia

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 1998 , McMaster University , Geography

Working languages: English , Chinese

Other association membership in population or related fields: Asian Population Association (APA) , ISA, IGU

Curriculum Vitae:

Professional Summary:

(1)Bs.c. in Geography, National Taiwan University (Taiwan), 1988

(2)Ms.s. in Statistics, Natioanl Central University(Taiwan), 1990

Master thesis title: A Numerical Optimization Computing Method for Line Search Algorithm

(3)Ph.D. in Geography, McMaster University(Canada), 1998

Dissertation title: Labour Migration in Taiwan

(4) Postdoc fellow, IEAS, Academia Sinica, 1998-2000


1.    Ji-Ping Lin, 2017, “Human Relationship and Kinship Analytics from Big Data Based on Data Science: A Research on Ethnic Marriage and Identity Using Taiwan Indigenous Peoples as Example,” in Stuetzer et al. (ed)Computational Social Science in the Age of Big Data. Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Herbert von Halem Verlag (Germany), Neue Schriften zur Online-Forschung of the German Society for Online Research. (forthcoming, to be published in Summer of 2017, refer to the attached acceptance letter of publication).   

2.   Ji-Ping Lin, 2016, “Taiwan Temporary Workers and Labor Marginalization in the Context of Segmented Labor Market, 1991-2010 (TRABAJADORES TEMPOREROS DE TAIWAN Y MARGINACIÓN LABORAL EN EL CONTEXTO DEL MERCADO DETRABAJO SEGMENTADO, 1991-2010)”, ARBOR Ciencia, Pensamiento y Cultura, Vol. 192, No.777, a291.

3.   Dorinda Tsai-Hsiu Liu, Ying-Hwa Chang, Paul Jen-Kuei Li, Ji-Ping Lin, 2015, “Language shift of Taiwan's indigenous peoples: a case study of Kanakanavu and Saaroa”, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 36(7): 729-749.

4.   Lin, Ji-Ping, 2013, “Are Native "Flights" from Immigration "Port of Entry" Pushed by Immigrants?: Evidence from Taiwan”, in E. Fong, N. Chiang, and N. Delton (ed.s) Immigrant Adaptation in Multiethnic Cities - Canada, Taiwan, and the U.S, Routledge.

5.    K.L. Liaw, J.P. Lin, and C.C. Liu, 2011, “Reproductive Contributions of Taiwan's Foreign Wives from the Top Five Source Countries”, Demographic Research, Vol. 24.26: 633-670, Germany: The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany (cited in ISI Web of Science, ISI Social Sciences Citation Index, The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Elsevier Scopus, RePEc, Sociological Abstracts, and History Journal.



Honorary or professional positions and awards:
McMaster Scholarship, 1994-1998
Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Postdoc Fellowship, 1998-2000
Wu Da-yu Memorial Award, National Science Council (NSC), 2003
Senior Scholar Award, CCU, 2003
NSC Distinguished Research Grants, 2004-2006
NOST Distinguished Research Methodology Grant, 2014

Research grants:
1. Constructing Large-scale Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Population Database With Micro Registration Population Administration Records: Record Linkage as Longitudinal and Multi-dimensional as Cross-sectional . (1.3 million USD, 2013-2018, Academia Sinica and Council of Taiwan Indigenous Peoples)

2. Construction & Planning of Taiwan Social Development Indicators with GIS (600 thousand USD, 2007-2013, Research Council of Evaluation and Development)

3, research programs supported from National Science Council (2000-2014, 2017-2019)