Yew-Kwang Ng

Emeritus Prof

1971 …2017

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The importance of global extinction in climate change policy

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

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4 Citations (Scopus)

The memorable Gordon Tullock

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

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2015

Culture and happiness

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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7 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.

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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.

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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.

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10 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Economics of endogenous specialization: Introduction

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Increasing returns and the Smith dilemma

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Population dynamics and animal welfare: Issues raised by the culling of kangaroos in Puckapunyal

Clarke, M. & Ng, Y-K., 2006, In : Social Choice and Welfare. 27, 2, p. 407 - 422 16 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Some policy implications of behavioral economics and happiness studies for Singapore: with special reference to casinos

Ng, Y-K., 2006, In : The Singapore Economic Review. 51, 1, p. 1 - 18 18 p.

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Yang's modern classical economics of specialisation and its implications

Ng, Y-K., 2006, In : Economic Papers: A Journal of Applied Economics and Policy. 25, 2, p. 101 - 105 5 p.

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2005

Division of labour and transaction costs: an introduction

Ng, Y-K., 2005, In : Division of Labour & Transaction Costs: A Journal of the Society for Inframarginal Economics. 1, 1, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

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Fundamental problems of social choice and the paradox of inter-personally comparable cardinal utility

Ng, Y-K., 2005, In : Beijing Daxue Xuebao (Zhexue Shehui Kexue Ban). 42, 5, p. 159 - 165 7 p.

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Intergenerational impartiality: replacing discounting by probability weighting

Ng, Y-K., 2005, In : Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. 18, 3, p. 237 - 257 21 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Policy implications of behavioural economics: with special reference to the optimal level of public spending

Ng, Y-K., 2005, In : Australian Economic Review. 38, 3, p. 298 - 306 9 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Increasing returns and economic organisation: introduction

Ng, Y-K., 2004, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 55, p. 129 - 136 8 p.

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Multiple equilibria and interfirm macro-externality: An analysis of sluggish real adjustment

Ng, Y. K. & Wu, Y., 1 May 2004, In : Annals of Economics and Finance. 5, 1, p. 61-77 17 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal environmental charges/taxes: easy to estimate and surplus-yielding

Ng, Y-K., 2004, In : Environmental and Resource Economics. 28, 4, p. 395 - 408 14 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal taxation on mixed diamond goods: implications for private car ownership in China

Deng, X. & Ng, Y-K., 2004, In : Pacific Economic Review. 9, 4, p. 293 - 306 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable development: a problem of environmental disruption now instead of intertemporal ethics

Ng, Y-K., 2004, In : Sustainable Development. 12, 3, p. 150 - 160 11 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)