Shu-Ling Wang


Assistant Professor of Economics in Economics and Management

Shu-Ling Wang pleasantly joined Gustavus Adolphus College as an Assistant Professor of Economics in 2016 after serving on faculty of Economics at The College of Wooster 2014-2016. She earned Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Economics from Indiana University-Bloomington. She also received M.A. degree in Public Finance, and dual B.A. degrees in Public Finance & Law from National Chengchi University, Taipei City, Taiwan, where she grew up.

Dr. Wang's research focuses on Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and International Finance. She particularly studies policy issues, employing DSGE model and computational methods. In her recent research, she has analyzed fiscal policy effect on welfare levels in highly indebted countries with large interest rate spreads. Other work assessed monetary policy in a small open economy under a New-Keynesian framework. 

Her teaching interests lie in Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, International Finance, Seminar in Macroeconomics, and Regression Analysis. Being an active instructor in an interactive liberal arts environment, she also enjoys mentoring undergraduate research and encourages students to think independently. During her two-year stay at The College of Wooster, she advised senior students for their one-year Independent Study research project.

Beyond academia, Dr. Wang loves Architecture, Arts, Photography, and Music. Her favorite architects are Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, and Zaha Hadid. She is also fascinated by the drawings of Georgia O’Keeffe and Edward Hopper. She has played piano, violin, and Pi-Pa (a Chinese instrument). Her favorite composer and musician is Johann S. Bach of the Baroque period.

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Ph.D. in Economics (2015) & M.A. (2012) in Economics, Indiana University (Bloomington); M.A. (2008) in Public Finance & B.A. (2006) Public Finance and Law (dual degree), National Chengchi University, Taipei Taiwan


Architecture, Art, Photography, and Music

Courses Taught

E/M-109 (Principles of Macroeconomics), E/M-282 (Intermed Macroecon), and E/M-382 (Money & Banking)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
E/M-101 Principles of Macroeconomics 8 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, and 2016/FA
E/M-109 Principles of Macroeconomics 5 2020/SP, 2019/FA, and 2019/SP
E/M-271 Money & Banking 3 2019/SP, 2018/SP, and 2017/SP
E/M-282 Intermed Macroecon 2 2019/FA and 2019/SP
E/M-201 Intermed Macroecon 2 2017/FA and 2016/FA
E/M-382 Money & Banking 1 2020/SP