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Yi-Shan Chen

Yi-Shan Chen, Taiwan, is an instructor at National Taiwan University's School of Journalism and a deputy editor at Taiwan's CommonWealth magazine. 

With a background in economics, Yi-Shan began her career in 1996 at CommonWealth before later joining the China Times. As a financial reporter, she covered financial reform, the privatization of state-owned enterprises and tax issues. She is interested in stories on reform during the democratic transformation of a nation, as well as crony capitalism and the fraud of financial systems.

She returned to CommonWealth Magazine in 2013. 

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