Yew-Kwang Ng

Emeritus Prof

1971 …2017

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Research Output

2017

Concluding comments to the debate

Lipsey, R. G. & Ng, Y. K., 1 May 2017, In : Pacific Economic Review. 22, 2, p. 213-228 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Counting citations: Generalizing the Perry-Reny index

Ng, Y. K., 1 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Informetrics. 11, 3, p. 685-688 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Editors’ Introduction

Lipsey, R. G. & Ng, Y. K., 1 May 2017, In : Pacific Economic Review. 22, 2, p. 147-154 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index: refinements and 2015 rankings

Chen, E., Ng, Y., Tan, Y. F. & Toh, J. S. Y., Oct 2017, In : Social Indicators Research. 134, 1, p. 39-56 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Theory of third best: how to interpret and apply

Ng, Y. K., 1 May 2017, In : Pacific Economic Review. 22, 2, p. 178-188 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a theory of third-best

Ng, Y. K., 1 May 2017, In : Pacific Economic Review. 22, 2, p. 155-166 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

Are unrealistic assumptions/simplifications acceptable? some methodological issues in economics

Ng, Y-K., May 2016, In : Pacific Economic Review. 21, 2, p. 180-201 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

How welfare biology and commonsense may help to reduce animal suffering

Ng, Y-K., 2016, In : Animal Sentience. 1, 7, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Inequality: Comments, questions, and answers

Diamond, P., Mirrlees, J., Ng, Y-K. & Kumar, R., Jul 2016, In : Contemporary Economic Policy. 34, 3, p. 412-414 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Separating efficiency and equality, automation, and Piketty's theory of increasing capital share

Ng, Y. K., 1 Jul 2016, In : Contemporary Economic Policy. 34, 3, p. 396-398 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

The importance of global extinction in climate change policy

Ng, Y-K., Sep 2016, In : Global Policy. 7, 3, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The memorable Gordon Tullock

Ng, Y. K., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Bioeconomics. 18, 2, p. 117-119 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Welfare-reducing growth and cost-benefit analysis: essay in memory of E.J. Mishan

Ng, Y. K., 1 Jun 2016, In : Singapore Economic Review. 61, 3, 9 p., 1640013.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

2015

Culture and happiness

Ye, D., Ng, Y-K. & Lian, Y., 2015, In : Social Indicators Research. 123, 2, p. 519 - 547 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Is an increasing capital share under capitalism inevitable?

Ng, Y-K., 2015, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 38, p. 82-86 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Some conceptual and methodological issues on happiness: Lessons from evolutionary biology

Ng, Y-K., 2015, In : Singapore Economic Review. 60, 4, 17 p., 1540001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

Part-peasants: incomplete rural-urban labour migration in China

Cai, Y. & Ng, Y. K., 1 Oct 2014, In : Pacific Economic Review. 19, 4, p. 401-422 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Why is finance important? some thoughts on post-crisis economics

Ng, Y-K., 2014, In : Singapore Economic Review. 59, 5, 20 p., 1450037.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Increasing returns, land use controls and housing prices in China

Zhang, D., Cheng, W. & Ng, Y-K., 2013, In : Economic Modelling. 31, p. 789 - 795 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Market Scale on Standardization and Specialization

Cheung, W. & Ng, Y. K., 1 Dec 2013, In : Studies in Microeconomics. 1, 2, p. 243-266 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2011

A general method for creating Lorenz curves

Wang, Z., Ng, Y-K. & Smyth, R., 2011, In : Review of Income and Wealth. 57, 3, p. 561 - 582 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ng, Y-K., 2011, New York NY USA: Nova Science Publishers. 171 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookOther

2 Citations (Scopus)

Consumption tradeoff vs. catastrophes avoidance: Implications of some recent results in happiness studies on the economics of climate change

Ng, Y-K., 2011, In : Climatic Change. 105, 1-2, p. 109 - 127 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

On the origin of our sub-universe: A proposition of axiomatic evolved cosmic consciousness

Ng, Y-K., 2011, In : Journal of Cosmology. 13, p. 3754 - 3764 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2010

Consumer surplus

Ng, Y-K., 2010, Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics. Blaug, M. & Lloyd, P. (eds.). 1st ed. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

The Harberger triangle

Ng, Y-K., 2010, Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics. Blaug, M. & Lloyd, P. (eds.). 1st ed. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 104 - 109 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

The taxation of external costs

Ng, Y-K., 2010, Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics. Blaug, M. & Lloyd, P. (eds.). 1st ed. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 121 - 127 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2009

A new ordered family of Lorenz curves with an application to measuring income inequality and poverty in rural China

Wang, Z., Smyth, R. L. & Ng, Y-K., 2009, In : China Economic Review. 20, 2, p. 218 - 235 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing Returns and Economic Efficiency

Ng, Y-K., 30 Apr 2009, Basingstoke UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 213 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

The age-dependent value of time: A life cycle analysis

Sun, G-Z. & Ng, Y-K., 2009, In : Journal of Economics. 97, 3, p. 233 - 250 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Why is a financial crisis important? The significance of the relaxation of the assumption of perfect competition

Ng, Y-K., 2009, In : International Journal of Business and Economics. 8, 2, p. 91 - 114 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2008

Environmentally responsible Happy Nation Index: Towards an internationally acceptable national success indicator

Ng, Y-K., 2008, In : Social Indicators Research. 85, 3, p. 425 - 446 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of external costs of road transport: A case study of Beijing

Deng, X. & Ng, Y-K., 2008, In : Chongqing Daxue Xuebao (Shehui Kexue Ban). 14, 1, p. 4 - 10 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Happiness should be the ultimate goal to everyone and all public policies

Ng, Y-K., 2008, Economists Chatting. Jin, M-S. & Zhan, X-H. (eds.). Shandong China: Shandong People's Publishing House, p. 4 - 14 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Happiness studies: Ways to improve comparability and some public policy implications

Ng, Y-K., 2008, In : Economic Record. 84, 265, p. 253 - 266 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Why is the military draft common? conscription and increasing returns

Ng, Y. K., 1 Nov 2008, In : Annals of Economics and Finance. 9, 2, p. 373-384 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Average-cost pricing, increasing returns, and optimal output: Comparing home and market production

Ng, Y-K. & Zhang, D., 2007, In : Journal of Economics. 90, 2, p. 167 - 192 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Duality in an industry with fluctuating demand

Cheung, W. & Ng, Y-K., 2007, In : Annals of Economics and Finance. 8, 2, p. 229 - 250 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Economics of endogenous specialization: Introduction

Ng, Y-K. & Sun, G-Z., 2007, In : Pacific Economic Review. 12, 1, p. 63 - 67 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Eternal coase and external costs: A case for bilateral taxation and amenity rights

Ng, Y-K., 2007, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 23, 3, p. 641 - 659 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Indirect pricing theory of the firm: A general-equilibrium analysis involving production technology and management service

Li, G. & Ng, Y-K., 2007, In : Pacific Economic Review. 12, 1, p. 129 - 148 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Specialization and cooperation in research

Cheung, W. & Ng, Y-K., 2007, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics. 14, 1, p. 27 - 42 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Why should governments encourage improvements in infrastructure? Indirect network externality of transaction efficiency

Ng, Y-K. & Ng, S., 2007, In : Public Finance and Management. 7, 4, p. 340 - 362 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2006

Do the economies of specialization justify the work ethics? A further examination of Buchanan's hypothesis

Ng, Y-K., 2006, In : Annals of Economics and Finance. 7, 2, p. 385 - 403 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Happiness and public policy: Theory, case studies and implications

Ng, Y-K. & Ho, L. S., 2006, First ed. NY USA: Palgrave Macmillan. 260 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

17 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing returns and the Smith dilemma

Ng, Y-K. & Zhang, D., 2006, In : Singapore Economic Review. 50, 1 (Spec), p. 407 - 416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction

Ng, Y-K. & Sun, G-Z., 2006, In : Division of Labour & Transaction Costs: A Journal of the Society for Inframarginal Economics. 1, 2, p. 99 - 103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Introduction: Happiness as the only ultimate objective of public policy

Ng, Y-K. & Ho, L. S., 2006, Happiness and Public Policy: Theory, Case Studies and Implications. Ng, Y-K. & Ho, L. S. (eds.). Basingstoke UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

3 Citations (Scopus)

My acquaintance with Xiaokai

Ng, Y-K., 2006, In : Division of Labour & Transaction Costs: A Journal of the Society for Inframarginal Economics. 1, 2, p. 211 - 212 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

On the use of the representative decision-maker methodology: A reply to Professor Kemp

Ng, Y-K., 2006, In : Keio Economic Studies. 43, 2, p. 73 - 78 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review