Chen Tain-jy

Chen Tain-jy (Chinese: 陳添枝; pinyin: Chén Tiānzhī) is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Minister of National Development Council in 2016–2017.

Chen Tain-jy
陳添枝
Minister of National Development Council of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2016 – 7 September 2017
DeputyKung Ming-hsin, Tseng Shu-cheng, Kao Shien-quey
Preceded byLin Chu-chia
Succeeded byChen Mei-ling
Minister without Portfolio
In office
20 May 2016 – 2017
PremierLin Chuan
Succeeded byHsu Kuo-yung
Minister of Council for Economic Planning and Development of the Republic of China
In office
20 May 2008 – 10 September 2009
Preceded byHo Mei-yueh
Succeeded byTsai Hsun-hsiung
Personal details
Born (1953-06-24) 24 June 1953 (age 67)
NationalityRepublic of China
Alma materNational Taiwan University
Pennsylvania State University

Academic careerEdit

Chen obtained his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University in 1975 and doctoral degree in economics from Pennsylvania State University in the United States in 1983.[1][2] He then returned to Taiwan to teach at NTU.

Political careerEdit

He led the Council for Economic Planning and Development from 2008 to 2009, during the Ma Ying-jeou administration, and returned to government work in 2016 to serve as minister of the National Development Council.[3][4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tain Jy Chen - College of Social Sciences, NTU". Archived from the original on 2016-05-12. Retrieved 2016-04-13.
  2. ^ "Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)".
  3. ^ "More Cabinet lineup announced".
  4. ^ "Additional future Cabinet members announced by DPP".
  5. ^ "Stocks". Bloomberg.com.