Whether people identify themselves as Taiwanese or Chinese has been
an issue of importance since the beginning of democratization in Taiwan.
This article explores whether the strength-of-association statistic between
education and self-identity among Taiwanese people has changed over
the past 15 years during which Taiwan has undergone substantial political
and social change. If the statistic did change during this time period, it is
necessary to further clarify which factors contributed to this change. The