Ta-Chung LIU, economist. Secretary, Chinese Delegation, Bretton Woods Conference, 1946; Chairman, Taiwan Commission Tax Reform, 1968-1970; Order Bright Star with Grand Cordon, 2nd class, Republic of China, 1970.
LIU, Ta-Chung was born in 1914 in China.
Bachelor of Science, Master of Science(Engineering), Doctor of Philosophy Cornell University, 1936, 1937, 1940.
First attempt to construct national accounts for China. First monthly econometric model of the United States economy. Estimates of manufacturing production functions using crosssection data (with G. Hildebrand).
Theoretical analysis of the econometric problems of underidentification, structural estimation and forecasting, and the effects of aggregation over time. Assistant Commercial Counsellor, Chinese Embassy, Washington, District of Columbia, 1942-1945. Economics, International Monetary Fund, 1945-1955.
Professor of Economics, Cornell University, 1955-1975.