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Y. -K. Ng
Biographical Sketch:

Ng Yew-Kwang obtained BCom from Nanyang U in 1966,PhD from Sydney U in 1971. He was a professor of economics at Monash U 1985-2012 (and an emeritus professor since 2013) and a fellow of Academy of Social Sciences in Australia since 1980. In 2007, he received the highest award (Distinguished Fellow) of Economic Society of Australia. He joined Nanyang Technological University as Winsemius professor in economics since 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 U Press, forthcoming in July 2013.

Primary Research Focus:

Public Economics, including welfare, happiness, environmental.

JEL Areas:
H0 : Public Economics: General
D6 : Welfare Economics: General