Faculty

Ng Yew Kwang
Albert Winsemius Professor
Division of Economics

B. Com. (in Economics), Nanyang University, 1966.

Ph.D. (in Economics), University of Sydney, 1971.



Email: YKNg@ntu.edu.sg
Tel: (65)67906785
Fax: (65)
URL: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/ykng/


HSS-04-72
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332


Ng Yew-Kwang obtained his BCom from Nanyang University in 1966, his PhD from Sydney University in 1971. He was a professor of economics at Monash University 1985-2012 (and an emeritus professor since 2013) and a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia since 1980. In 2007, he received the highest award (Distinguished Fellow) of the Economic Society of Australia. He joined Nanyang Technological University as Winsemius professor in economics in Jan. 2013. He has published over two hundred refereed papers in leading journals in economics, including American Economic Review (7 papers), Economica (9), Economic Journal (6), Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Political Economy (3), Review of Economic Studies (2), Social Choice & Welfare (13), and in biology, cosmology, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. Recent books: Common Mistakes in Economics, Nova, 2011 (open access): How Did the Universe Come About? Fudan University Press, 2011; The Road to Happiness, Fudan University Press, forthcoming in July 2013.


Research Interests

  • Welfare Economics (including public policy, environmental issues)
  • Mesoeconomics
  • Contemporary Chinese and Singaporean Economic Problems

Common Mistakes in Economics: By the Public, Students, Economists, and Nobel Laureates, Nova, 2011.

https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=23969

 

**  How Did the Universe Come About? Axiomatic Evolved-‘God’ Creationism, Fudan University Press, August 2011. ISBN: 978-7-309-08189-3/P.007.

http://www.fudanpress.com/root/showdetail.asp?bookid=7233

 

Fallacies in Economics from Nobel laureates to the Public, Fudan University Press, August 2011. ISBN: 978-7-309-08267-8/F.1722.

http://www.fudanpress.com/root/showdetail.asp?bookid=7232

 

Fallacies in Economics from Nobel laureates to the Public, Taiwan traditional Chinese edition. Published in March 2013.ISBN: 978-986-5860-03-05. 208 pages.

 

The Road to Happiness, Contract signed with and manuscript delivered to Fudan University Press, expected publication: mid 2013.

 

Economic Policy and  Social Welfare. Contract signed with and manuscript delivered to Fudan University Press, expected publication: mid 2013.