PUBLICATIONS SINCE 1986:
** Mesoeconomics: A Micro-Macro Analysis. 1986, London: Harvester, pp. xvi + 267.
* Social Welfare and Economic Policy. 1990, London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, pp. xx + 243.
Welfare Economics (Chinese translation). 1991, Peking: Friendship Press, pp. 15 + 417.
** Specialization and Economic Organization: A New Classical Microeconomic Framework. In “Contributions to Economic Analysis”, Vol. 215, 1993, Amsterdam: North Holland, pp. xvi + 507, with Xiaokai Yang (Monash).
The Unparalleled Mystery. (A novel in Chinese incorporating mysteries, kungfu, love stories, and economics). Beijing: Writers Press, 1994, pp. 1-230.
Economics and Reforms: Collected Papers of Professor Yew-Kwang Ng. (In Chinese). Beijing: Reform Press, August 1994, pp. 1-382.
Mesoeconomics (Chinese translation). Beijing: Chinese Social Sciences Publishers, 1996.
Increasing Returns and Economic Analysis, ed., London: Macmillan, 1998, with Kenneth Arrow and Xiaokai Yang.
Economics and Happiness, Taipei: Maw Chang, 1999
Specialization and Economic Organization (Chinese translation), Beijing: Economic Science Press, 1999.
Welfare Economics, (Translation in non-simplified Chinese characters), Taipei: Maw Chang, 1999.
Economics and Happiness, (simplified characters version), Dongbei Chaijing University Press China, 2000, pp. 1 + 359 (ISBN 7-81044-727-0). Received China Book Award for 2002.
** Efficiency, Equality, and Public Policy: With a case for Higher Public Spending, London: Macmillan, 2000, pp. vii + 189(ISBN 0-333-67165-1).
Editorship of (and authorship of its Introduction, pp. 169-77) Pacific Economic Review’s Volume in Honour of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, June 2001.
Economy and Life, Sichuan People’s Publishers, 338 pages (ISBN 7-220-05794-6/F.617). 2002.
Efficiency, Equality, and the Foundation of Public Policy: With a case for Higher Public Spending, Chinese translation by Tang Xiang. Social Sciences Literature Publishers, Beijing, 2003, 252 pages (ISBN 7-80149-902-6/F.320).
Ng, Yew-Kwang, Heling Shi and Guangzhen Sun, eds. (2003), The Economics of e-Commerce and Networking Decisions: Applications and Extensions of Inframarginal Analysis, London: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003, 344 pages (ISBN 0-333-99932-0).
** Welfare Economics: Towards a Complete Analysis, London: Macmillan, 2004, pp. xiii+355 (ISBN 0-333-97121-3). http://us.macmillan.com/welfareeconomics
Economics and Society, Beijing: Economic Science Press, 2005, pp.277 (ISBN 7-5058-5053-0/F.4307).
Social Welfare and Economic Policy, Peking University Press, 2005, pp.ii+276 (ISBN 7-301-07792-0/F.0924).
Welfare Economics: Towards a Complete Analysis, Chinese translaton, published by Dongbei University of Finance and Economics Press, 2005, pp.3+255, ISBN 7-81084-667-1.
Happiness and Public Policy: Theory, Case Studies, and Implications, Palgrave/Macmillan, London, 2006; ed. with LS. Ho.
* Self-Selected Papers of Yew-Kwang Ng, Shanxi Economics Press, 2008. (Volume 2 of Contemporary Chinese Economists Library.) ISBN: 978-7-80636-848-0.
* Y-K. Ng & D. Zhang (2008). Advanced Microeconomics, Shanghai Press, pp.v+280. (ISBN 978-7-5432-1418-7).
** Increasing Returns and Economic Efficiency, Palgrave/Macmillan, U.K., 2009, pp. xiii+200. ISBN 978-0-230-20209-2. http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=287210
From Mesoeconomics to Biology, 2011, Fudan University Press. Chinese Translation by J.Y. Xue and G.F. Qiu. 361 pages;
ISBN: 978-7-309-07715-5/F.1649. http://www.fudanpress.com/root/showdetail.asp?bookid=6740
* Common Mistakes in Economics: By the Public, Students, Economists, and Nobel Laureates, Nova, 2011.
** How Did the Universe Come About? Axiomatic Evolved-‘God’ Creationism, Fudan University Press, August 2011. ISBN: 978-7-309-08189-3/P.007.
Fallacies in Economics from Nobel laureates to the Public, Fudan University Press, August 2011. ISBN: 978-7-309-08267-8/F.1722.
Social Welfare & Economic Policy, Chinese Translation. Contract signed with Fudan University Press, expected publication: 2012.
The Road towards Happiness, 2/3 of manuscript completed.
B. Chapters/Sections in Academic Books
* “Arrow’s Independence Condition and the Bergson-Samuelson Tradition”, in G. Feiwel, ed., Arrow and the Foundations of the Theory of Economic Policy, 1987, London: Macmillan, 223-242, with M. C. Kemp (N.S.W.).
“Efficiency and Equality in National Economic Policies”, in Jia-pei Wu and Shou-yi Zhang, eds., The Role of Economic Modelling in National Economic Management, 1987, Beijing: Economic Science Publishers, 263-270.
“Growth or Welfare?”, in Y. C. Jao, V. Mok, and L. S. Ho, eds., Economic Development in Chinese Societies: Models and Experiences, Hong Kong University Press, 1989, 25-36.
“Sharemarket Crashes and the Real Economy” in M, Kreinin, ed., Can Australia Adjust?, Public Sector Management Institute, Monash University, 1989, 46-53.
“Efficiency, Equality, and Taxation Policies”, in John Head & Richard Krever (eds.), Flattening the Tax Rate Scale: Alternative Scenarios and Methodologies, 1990, Longman Professional, Melbourne, 337-352.
“Congestion Externalities, Immigration and Efficient Pricing”, in Harry R. Clarke, et al, (eds.), Immigration, Population Growth and the Environment, 1990, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 27-29, with Harry R. Clarke (La Trobe).
“The Benefits and Costs of Tourism: An Economic Perspective”, in P. J. Stanton (ed.), The Benefits and Costs of Tourism: Proceedings of a National Tourism Research Conference, Institute of Industrial Economics, The University of Newcastle, 1992, 171, with Harry Clarke (La Trobe).
“The Effects of Chinese Economic Reforms and Regional Economic Co-operation”, in Dilip K. Das (ed.), The Emerging Growth Pole: The Asia-Pacific, Prentice-Hall, 1996, 531-551, with Siang Ng.
“The recent Chinese economic performance and prospect”, in C.A. Tisdell and J.C.H. Chai, (eds.), China’s Economic Growth and Transition: Macroeconomic, Environmental and Social/Regional Dimensions, Commack, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 1997, 229-256, with Siang Ng.
* “Non-neutrality of money under non-perfect competition: why do economists fail to see the possibility?” In Arrow, Ng, and Yang, eds., Increasing Returns and Economic Analysis, London: Macmillan, 1998, 232-252.
“Pursuit of relative conspicuous consumption in monopolistic competition”, In Arrow, Ng, and Yang, eds., Increasing Returns and Economic Analysis, London: Macmillan, 1998, 367-382.
“The economic relationship between Taiwan and Mainland China: a perspective from the principle of mutual advantage”, in C.H. Chang (ed.), East Asian Economic Development: Its Past and Future - Proceedings of the Third Conference in Memory of Professor Kuo-shu Liang, pp.139-154; Reply, p.158; Department of Economics, National Taiwan University, 1999; with Siang Ng.
“Efficiency, equity, and happiness: On the ethical foundations of public policy”, in S.B. Dahiya (ed.) The Current State of Economic Science, 2: 867-881, Spellbound Publications Pvt. Ltd., Rohtak, India. 1999.
“A case for happiness, cardinalism and interpersonal comparability”, in H. Dixon, ed., Controversies in Macroeconomics: Growth, Trade and Policy, Blackwells, 2000, 278-288.
“Utilitarianism and interpersonally comparable cardinal utility: some implications of just perceivable increments of happiness”, in Imperceptible Harms and Benefits, edited by Michael J. Almeida, ISBN 0-7923-6464-3, September 2000, pp.111-121.
“Foreword”, L.S. Ho, Principles of Public Policy Practice, London: Kluwer Academic, 2001, pp.ix-xiii.
“Arrow, Kenneth J. 1921-“, in J. Michie, ed., Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, Fitzroy Dearborn, London, 2001, 75-6.
“Equity vs. efficiency”, in J. Michie, ed., Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, Fitzroy Dearborn, London, 2001, 495-6.
“Public spending, optimal size”, in Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, Fitzroy Dearborn, London, 2001, 1357-9.
“Whither China? Implications of cultural differences and some recent research”, In Jin Yong, ed., Living Environment in the New Economic Conditions and Chinese Culture, Hang Zhou: Zhejiang University Press, 2002, pp. 80-85.
* “The welfare economics of encouraging more births”, in Alan Woodland, ed. Economic Theory and International Trade: Essays in Honour of Murray C. Kemp. Edward Elgar, 2002, pp.57-67.
“Economic growth and social welfare: The need for a complete study of happiness”, in Easterlin, Richard A., ed. Happiness in Economics. Elgar Reference Collection. International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, vol. 142. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar; distributed by American International Distribution Corporation, Williston, Vt., 2002; 66-77.
Ng, Y.K. and Wills, I. (2002). “Welfare economics and sustainable development”, in Knowledge for Sustainable Development - An Insight into the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UNESCO Publishing / Eolss Publishers, Paris, France, Oxford, UK. Vol. 3, pp. 485-506.
“The Principle of Happiness – Preface”, In Huixiong Chen, The Principle of Happiness, Beijing: Economic Science Publishers (ISBN 7-5058-3397-9/F-2741), 2003, pp.1-3.
“Entrepreneurship and globalization”, in The Tan Kah Kee Spirit of Today, Singapore: Global Publishing Co. (ISBN 981-04-8446-1), 2003, pp. 99-118.
“Benefits and costs of globalization”, Commemorative Proceedings of the 7th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention, 2003, pp.291-5.
“Preface” and “Introduction”, in Ng, Yew-Kwang, Heling Shi and Guangzhen Sun, eds. (2003), The Economics of e-Commerce and Networking Decisions: Applications and Extensions of Inframarginal Analysis, London: Palgrave/Macmillan, pp.x-xii, 1-7.
“Inframarginal Versus Marginal Analysis of Networking Decisions and E-Commerce”, in Ng, Yew-Kwang, Heling Shi and Guangzhen Sun, eds. (2003), The Economics of e-Commerce and Networking Decisions: Applications and Extensions of Inframarginal Analysis, London: Palgrave/Macmillan, pp.11-23.
“Professor Xiaokai and his contributions”, in Yizi Chen, ed. Where Is China Heading: In Memory of Xiaokai Yang, New York: Mirror Books, 2004, pp.200-12. (ISBN 1-932138-23-4.)
Yew-Kwang NG and Lok Sang HO, “Happiness and public policy: An introduction”, in Happiness and Public Policy: Theory, Case Studies, and Implications, Palgrave/Macmillan, London, 2006.
“Public policy implications of behavioural economics and happiness studies”, in Happiness and Public Policy: Theory, Case Studies, and Implications, Palgrave/Macmillan, London, 2006.
“Utility, welfare, and happiness”, In Wang Dingding et al. (2007). Economics: Discussions by Three Economists, People’s Publishers, Shanghai.
“Consumer surplus”, in Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd (editors), Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics, Edward Elgar, U.K., 2010, pp.97-103.
“Harberger’s triangles”, in Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd (editors), Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics, Edward Elgar, U.K., 2010, pp.104-9/
“External economies and their taxation”, in Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd (editors), Famous Figures and Diagrams in Economics, Edward Elgar, U.K.. 2010, pp.121-7.
“Utility measurement”, forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism, eds, James E. Crimmins and Douglas G. Long (London and New York: Continuum).
“Interpersonal utility”, forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism, eds, James E. Crimmins and Douglas G. Long (London and New York: Continuum).
“Expected utility hypothesis”, forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism, eds, James E. Crimmins and Douglas G. Long (London and New York: Continuum).
“Number-dampened utilitarianism”, forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism, eds, James E. Crimmins and Douglas G. Long (London and New York: Continuum).
C. Papers in Refereed Periodicals
* “On the Welfare Economics of Population Control”, Population and Development Review, June 1986, 12: 247-266.
“Social Criteria for Evaluating Population Change: An Alternative to the Blackorby-Donaldson Criterion”, Journal of Public Economics, 1986, 29: 375-381.
“Beyond Pareto Optimality: A Response to Christian Seidl”, Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie, 1986, 46: 311-315.
“A Final Rejoinder to Seidl”, Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie, 1986, 46: 318-319.
* “Diamonds are a Government’s Best Friend: Burden-Free Taxes on Goods Valued for Their Values”, American Economic Review, March 1987, 77: 186-191.
* “Relative-Income Effects and the Appropriate Level of Public Expenditure”, Oxford Economic Papers, June 1987, 293-300.
“Political Distortions and the Relevance of Second and Third-Best Theories”, Public Finance/Finances Publiques, 1987, No. 1, 137-145.
“The Role of Economists and Third-Best Policies”, Public Finance/Finances Publiques, 1987, No. 1, 152-155.
* “Equity, Efficiency, and Financial Viability: Public-Utility Pricing with Special Reference to Water Supply”, Australian Economic Review, 3rd Quarter 1987, 21-35.
“Taxation Policies: Some Neglected Essential Issues”, Australian Tax Forum, 1987, 347-355.
“Is A Dollar A Dollar? A Response”, Oxford Economic Papers, 1988, 40, 584-586.
* “Economic Efficiency versus Egalitarian Rights”, Kyklos, 1988, 215-237.
“Hurka’s Gamble and Methuselah’s Paradox”, Social Choice and Welfare, 1989, 6: 45-49.
“Interpersonal Level Comparability Implies Comparability of Utility Differences: A Reply”, Theory and Decision, 1989, 26: 91-93.
* “Individual Irrationality and Social Welfare”, Social Choice and Welfare, 1989, 6, 87-101.
“Diamonds Are a Government’s Best Friend: Burden-Free Taxes on Goods Valued for Their Values: Reply”, American Economic Review, December 1989, 79: 1289-1290.
“Economic Efficiency versus Egalitarian Rights: A Response”, Kyklos, December 1989, 42(2): 261-264.
* “What Should We Do About Future Generations? The Impossibility of Parfit’s Theory X”, Economics and Philosophy, 1989, 5: 135-253.
“The Case for and Difficulties of Using ‘Demand Areas’ for Measuring Changes in Well-Being”, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1990, 13(1): 30-31.
“Welfarism and Utilitarianism: A Rehabilitation”, Utilitas, November 1990, 2(2): 171-193.
“An Argument for Utilitarianism: A Defence”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, December 1990, 68(4): 448-454, with Peter Singer (Monash).
“Should We Be Very Cautious or Extremely Cautious on Measures that May Involve Our Destruction? On the Finiteness of Our Expected Welfare”, Social Choice and Welfare, 1991, 8(1): 79-88.
* “Equivalent Changes/Differences for Percentages and Probabilities”, Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, June 1991, Volume XLIX, No. 2, 289-301.
* “Towards Welfare Biology: Evolutionary Economics and Population Dynamics of Animal Consciousness and Suffering”, Psycoloquy: Refereed Electronic Journal of Peer Discussion, 2(7), 7 August 1991 (Part 1, 388 lines; Part 2, 373 lines).
“Towards Welfare Biology: Response to Commentaries”, Psycoloquy: Refereed Electronic Journal of Peer Discussion, 2(8), 25 September 1991 (342 lines).
“Should a ‘Natural Monopolist’ be Subject to Competition? With Special Reference to Cellular Mobile Telephone Services in Australia”, Australian Economic Review, 1991, 2nd Quarter, 32-44.
“The Economic Case for an Open Door Immigration Policy”, Policy, 1991, Autumn, 47-49, with Harry Clarke (La Trobe).
* “The Paradox of the Adventurous Young and the Cautious Old: Natural Selection versus Rational Calculation”, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 1991, 153: 339-352.
“Do Individuals Optimize in Intertemporal Consumption/Savings Decisions? A Liberal Method to Encourage Savings”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 1992, 17: 101-114.
* “Utilitarianism and Interpersonal Comparison: Some Implications of a Materialist Solution to the World Knot”, Social Choice and Welfare, 1992, 9(1): 1-15.
* “The Older the More Valuable: Divergence between Utility and Dollar Values of Life as One Ages”, Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie), 1992, 55(1): 1-16.
* “Business Confidence and Depression Prevention: A Mesoeconomic Perspective”, American Economic Review, May 1992, 82(2): 365-371.
“Optimal Investment in Urban Drainage: A Framework for Cost-Benefit Analysis”, Australian Economic Review, 1992, 3rd Quarter, 19-28.
“Business Confidence and Depression Prevention: A Micro-Macroeconomic Perspective”, Mathematical Social Sciences, 1992, 25: 65-86.
* “Mixed Diamond Goods and Anomalies in Consumer Theory: Upward-Sloping Compensated Demand Curves with Unchanged Diamondness”, Mathematical Social Sciences, 1993, 25: 287-293.
* “Relative Income, Aspiration, Environmental Quality, Individual and Political Myopia: Why May the Rat-Race for Material Growth be Welfare-Reducing?”, Mathematical Social Sciences, 1993, 26: 3-23, with Jianguo Wang (Monash).
“Immigration and Economic Welfare: Resource and Environmental Aspects”, Economic Record, September 1993, 69(206): 259-273, with Harry Clarke (La Trobe).
“Tourism, Economic Welfare and Efficient Pricing”, Annals of Tourism Research, 1993, 20(4): 613-632, with Harry Clarke (La Trobe). Reprinted in Tisdell, Clem, ed. The Economics of Tourism. Volume 2. Elgar Reference Collection. International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, vol. 121. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar; distributed by American International Distribution Corporation, Williston, Vt., 2000; 324-43.
“The International Diffusion of the Fruits of Technical Progress”, International Economic Review, May 1993, xxxiv, No. 2, 381-385,with Murray Kemp (New South Wales) and Koji Shimomura (Kobe University, Japan); reprinted in Murray Kemp, The Gains from Trade and the Gains from Aid: Essays in International Trade Theory, 160-164, London: Routledge, 1995.
“Interest Rate Parity and Divergence of Views on Exchange-Rate Changes: An Upward Sloping Supply Curve of Funds even for a Small Country”, Australian Economic Papers, December 1993, 32, 272-283, with Dietrich Fausten (Monash).
* “Theory of the Firm and Structure of Residual Rights”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 1995, 26: 107-128, with Xiaokai Yang (Monash).
* “Work Quality and Optimal Pay Structure: Piece vs. Hourly Rates in Employee Remuneration”, Economic Letters, 1995, 47: 409-416, with He-ling Shi (Monash).
** “Towards Welfare Biology: Evolutionary Economics of Animal Consciousness and Suffering”, Biology & Philosophy, 1995, 10(3): 255-285. http://www.springerlink.com/content/uj81758r187l7777/
“Infinite Utility and Liedekerke’s Impossibility”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, September 1995, 73(3): 408-412.
* “A Case for Cardinal Utility and Non-arbitrary Choice of Commodity Units”, Social Choice and Welfare, 1995, 12: 255-266, with Jianguo Wang (New South Wales).
“Non-Traded Goods and the Welfare Gains from Tourism: Comment”, International Review of Economics and Finance, 1995, 4(3): 305-309, with Harry Clarke (La Trobe).
“Population Growth and the Benefits from Optimally Priced Externalities”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1995, 113-119, with Harry Clarke (La Trobe).
* “Complex Niches Favour Rational Species”, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 179(4): 303-311, April 1996.
* “Happiness surveys: Some comparability issues and an exploratory survey based on just perceivable increments”, Social Indicators Research, 38(1): 1-29, May 1996.
** “The enrichment of a sector (individual/region/country) benefits others: The third welfare theorem?”, Pacific Economic Review, Nov. 1996, 1(2): 93-115.
“Quantity precommitment and Bertrand competition yield Cournot outcomes: A case with product differentiation”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1997, 1-22, with Xiangkang Yin (La Trobe).
* “A case for happiness, cardinalism, and interpersonal comparison”, Economic Journal, 107(445): 1848-1858, November 1997.
* “Specialization, information, and growth: A sequential equilibrium analysis”, Review of Development Economics, 1(3): 257-274, 1997, with Xiaokai Yang (Monash).
“The paradox of interpersonal cardinal utility: a proposed solution to a central problem of public economic policy”, Public Economics Review, 2(1): 1-32, November 1997.
“Quality adjusted life years (Qalys) versus willingness to pay in matters of life and death”, International Journal of Social Economics, 25: 1178-1188, 1998.
* “Utility, informed preference or happiness?” Social Choice and Welfare, 16(2): 197-216, 1999.
“Why do the World Bank and IMF differ in dealing with the East-Asian financial crisis? A perspective from mesoeconomics”, Economic Research, January 1999, 18-21.
“Efficiency, equality and happiness: On the ethical foundation of public policy”, International Journal of Development Planning Literature, 14(1): 1-15, January-March, 1999.
“The enrichment of a sector benefits others: The case of trade for specialization”, International Journal of Development Planning Literature, 14(3): 403-410, July-September, 1999, with Siang Ng (Monash).
* “Intra-firm branch competition for a monopolist”, Australian Economic Papers, 38(3): 238-249, September 1999, with Wenli Cheng (NZ Treasury).
“Can money buy happiness? Why should public spending be increased?”, Taiwan Economic Review, 27(3): 269-284, September 1999.
“On estimating the effects of events like the Asian financial crisis: A mesoeconomic approach”, Taiwan Economic Review, 27 (4): 393-412, December 1999.
“The effect of number and size of interest groups on social rent dissipation”, Public Choice, 101(3/4): 251-265, December 1999, with Guangzhen Sun (Monash).
Marjit, Sugata, U. Broll, B. Moitra & Y-K. Ng, “Resolving the credibility problem of an honest government: A case for foreign investment subsidy”, Review of International Economics. Vol. 7 (4). p 625-31. November 1999.
“Income disparities in the transition of China: reducing negative effects by dispelling misconceptions”, Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 9(1): 55-68, 2000, with Siang Ng (Monash)
“Quantity precommitment and Bertrand competition yield Cournot outcomes: A case with product differentiation: Reply”, Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 39, No. 1, March 2000, pp. 113-119, Blackwell Publishers (ISSN 0004-900X), with Yin, Xiangkang.
“Some problems of publishing papers in economics periodicals”, Taiwan Economic Review, 28(1): 115-122, March 2000.
* “The optimal size of public spending and distortionary costs of taxation”, National Tax Journal, Vol. 52(2), June 2000, pp. 253-272.
“Why do economists overestimate the costs of public spending?”, Newsletter of Royal Economic Society (UK), July 2000.
“The enrichment of a sector (individual/region/country) benefits others: a generalization”, Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, (2000), 299-302. with Siang Ng (Monash).
* “The measurement of structural differences between economies: An axiomatic characterization”, Economic Theory, 16, (2000), 313-321. with Guangzheng Sun (Max-Planck-Institute for Research into Economic Systems)
* “From separability to unweighted sum: A case for utilitarianism”, Theory and Decision, 2000, 49: 299-312
Siang Ng & Yew-Kwang Ng, “The importance of reliability in realizing returns”, Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, 2000, Vol. 9, 57-65.
Siang Ng & Yew-Kwang Ng, "Does the Enrichment of Another Country Benefit India? Some Empirical Results", International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 9, No. 4, October-December 2001, pp. 479-492.
* Yew-Kwang Ng & Jiangou Wang, “Attitude choice, economic change, and welfare”, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 2001, 45: 279-291.
* Siang Ng & Yew-Kwang Ng “Welfare-reducing growth despite individual and government optimization”, Social Choice and Welfare, 2001, 18: 497-506.
* “Is public spending good for you?”, World Economics, invited but refereed contribution, April-June 2001, 2(2): 1-17.
“Fairness and welfare”, Pacific Economic Review, 2001, 6(2): 169-177.
* “The East-Asian happiness gap”, Pacific Economic Review, 2002, 7(1): 51-63.
“Economic policies in the light of happiness studies with reference to Singapore”, Singapore Economic Review, 2002, 47(2): 199-212.
* Yew-Kwang Ng & Siang Ng, “Do the economies of specialization justify the work ethics? An examination of Buchanan’s hypothesis”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2003, 50: 339-53.
** “From preference to happiness: Towards a more complete welfare economics”, Social Choice and Welfare, 2003, 20: 307-50.
· Yew-Kwang Ng & Guangzhen Sun, “Exclusion of self evaluations in peer ratings: an impossibility and some proposals”, Social Choice and Welfare, 2003, 20(3): 443-56.
· Yew-Kwang Ng & Yeong-Nan Yeh, “Comparative-statics without the differentiation of the first-order conditions”, Economic Letters, 2003, 78:161-6.
“Appropriate discounting of future utilities need not be the dictatorship of the present”, Social Choice and Welfare”, 2003, 21:113-6.
“Orthodox economics and economists: Strengths and weaknesses”, Singapore Economic Review. 2003, 48(1):81-94.
* Ng, Yew-Kwang and Po-Ting Liu, “Global environmental protection – solving the international public-good problem by empowering the United Nations through cooperation with WTO”, International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, 2003, 3(4): 409-17.
“Increasing returns and economic organization: Introduction”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2004, 55(2): 129-136.
Ng, Yew-Kwang and Ying Wu, "Multiple equilibria and interfirm macro-externality: An analysis of sluggish real adjustments", Annals of Economics and Finance, 2004, 5: 61-77.
Li Guoqiang, Yew-Kwang Ng, ¨The emergence of multinational enterprise: a general-equilibrium analysis〃, Journal of International Business and Economics (United States), Vol II, Number 1, 2004, pp:45-60.
* “Sustainable development: A problem of environmental disruption now instead of intertemporal ethics”, Sustainable Development, 2004, 12: 150-60.
* “Optimal environmental charges/taxes: Easy to estimate and surplus-yielding”, Environmental and Resource Economics, 2004, 28(4):395-408.
“Policy implications of behavioural economics: With special reference to the optimal level of public spending”, Australian Economic Review, Sept. 2005, 38(3):298-306.
“Intergenerational impartiality: Replacing discounting by probability weighting”, Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 2005, 18(3), pp 237-57.
* Division of labour and transaction costs: An introduction", Division of Labour & Transaction Costs, 2005, 1(1):1-13.
“Fundamental Problems of Social Choice and the Paradox of Interpersonally Comparable Cardinal Utility”, The Journal of Peking University (Philosophy and Social Sciences), No.5, 2005, pp.159-165.
Y-K. Ng & Dingsheng Zhang, “Increasing returns and the Smith dilemma”, Singapore Economic Review, 2005, 50: 407-16.
“Some policy implications of behavioural economics and happiness studies for Singapore: With reference to casinos”, Invited Imminent Paper, Singapore Economic Review, 2006, 51(1): 1-18.
“Yang’s modern classical economics of specialization and its implications”, Economic Papers, June 2006, 25(2):101-5.
“Do the economies of specialization justify the work ethics? A further examination of Buchanan’s hypothesis”, Annals in Economics & Finance, 2006, 7(2), 385-403.
Matthew Clarke & Yew-Kwang Ng, Population dynamics and animal welfare: Issues raised by the culling of kangaroos in Puckapunyal, Social Choice and Welfare, 2006, 27: 407-22.
Y-K. Ng & G. Sun, “The economics of endogenous specialization: Introduction”, Pacific Economic Review, 2007, 12(1): 63-7.
Guo-qiang Li & Yew-Kwang Ng, “Indirect pricing theory of the firm: A general-equilibrium analysis involving production technology and management service”, Pacific Economic Review, 2007, 12(1): 129-48.
Waka Cheung & Yew-Kwang Ng (2007), “Specialization and cooperation in research”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, 14(1): 27-42.
* Yew-Kwang Ng & Dingsheng Zhang (2007), “Average-cost pricing, increasing returns, and optimal output: comparing home and market production”, Journal of Economics, 90(2): 167-92.
* Yew-Kwang Ng & Siang Ng (2007), “Why should governments encourage improvements in infrastructure? Indirect network externality of transaction efficiency”, Public Finance and Management, 7(4): 340-362.
* “Eternal Coase and external costs: A case for bilateral taxation and amenity rights”, European Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 23: 641-59. [Awarded Best Paper Prize at the Economics and Environment Network National Workshop 2005, Australian National University.]
Waka Cheung & Yew-Kwang Ng (2007), “Duality in an Industry with Fluctuating Demand”, Annals of Economics and Finance, 8(2), 229–250.
** “Environmentally responsible happy nation index”, Social Indicators Research, 2008, 85:425–446. http://www.springerlink.com.ezproxy.lib.monash.edu.au/content/qu587565w3277471/fulltext.pdf
* “Happiness studies: Ways to improve comparability and some public policy implications”, Economic Record, June 2008, 84:253-66.
“Why is the military draft common? Conscription and increasing returns”, Annals of Economics and Finance, November 2008. 9(2): 373–384.
* "Why Is A Financial Crisis Important? The Significance of the Relaxation of the Assumption of Perfect Competition", International Journal of Business and Economics, August 2009, 8(2): 91-114. Lead paper. http://proquest.umi.com.ezproxy.lib.monash.edu.au/pqdweb?index=3&did=1907181191&SrchMode=3&sid=1&Fmt=6&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1298595535&clientId=16397&aid=1
Guangzhen Sun & Yew-Kwang Ng, “The age-dependent value of time: A lifecycle analysis”, Journal of Economics, 2009, 97: 233–250.
Wang, Xuxiang, R. Smyth & Y-K. Ng, “A new ordered family of Lorenz curves with an application to measuring income inequality and poverty in rural China”, China Economic Review. 20 (2009) 218–235.
“A debate on “You are not a fish, how could you possibly know the pleasures enjoyed by fish?” – A critique of solipsism with evolutionary bioeconomics, Journal of Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2010, 30(2): 70-3.
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