From East to West: Memoirs of a Finance Professor on Academia, Practice, and Policy by Cheng-Few Lee

From East to West: Memoirs of a Finance Professor on Academia, Practice, and Policy

byCheng-Few Lee

Kobo ebook | November 18, 2016

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This memoir presents a special look into Professor Cheng-Few Lee's formative childhood years, his distinguished career as a respected scholar and conference organizer, and his substantial experience in the fields of education and policy-making. It shares the innovative methods and forward-looking educational philosophy that underpin the rigorous training of his students in finance and accounting. This memoir also reflects upon Professor Lee's life experiences, and his involvement in business consulting and government policy-making. Readers will enjoy this private retrospection into the memories, experiences, and philosophy of this humble man, who is counted among the most published finance professors and experienced journal editors in the world.


  • Introduction

  • Foreword I (Fai-nan Perng)

  • Foreword II (Dean Lei Lei)

  • Foreword III (Richard E Kihlstrom)

  • Foreword IV (Ivan Brick )

  • Foreword V (Yong Shi)

  • Happy Childhood of Kites and Geese

  • Mathematics and Chemistry at Chien Kuo (CK) High School

  • Misfortune May Be a Blessing in Disguise

  • Happy Family Life

  • Help from President Lee Teng-hui

  • Relationship with Ex-Governor of the Central Bank Dr Kuo-shu Liang

  • Teaching Method and Educational Philosophy

  • Experience in Training PhD Students in Finance and Accounting

  • Innovative and Active Approach to Teaching Finance

  • World Records in Academic Achievements

  • Traveling and Lecturing All Over the World

  • Editing Journals and Writing Books

  • Participation in Taiwanese Democratic Movements

  • My Relationships with Important People in Academic Institutes, the Industry, and Taiwan Government

  • Contributions to Taiwan's Economic and Financial Policies

  • Contributions to Taiwan's Management Education

  • Forty Three Years of a Challenging and Rewarding Academic Career

  • Life Begins at 70

  • Appendices:

    • Chronology of Events
    • List of Important Books Authored and Coauthored by Cheng-Few Lee
    • Additional Materials

Readership: Students and academicians who are interested in issues related to education and policy-making and training philosophy in finance and accounting.
Key Features:

  • A distinguished professor's reflection on the teaching philosophies he used for the past 40 years, his successful academic career, and his contributions in business consulting and government policy-making
Title:From East to West: Memoirs of a Finance Professor on Academia, Practice, and PolicyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 18, 2016Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:981314615X

ISBN - 13:9789813146150

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