PUBLICATIONS UP TO 1985 (more important items are starred) :


A.        Book


**    Welfare Economics:  Introduction and Development of Basic Concepts, London:  Macmillan, 1979, pp. xvi + 332; second edition, 1983.


B.         Articles in Refereed Periodicals up to 1985 (each article is listed once):


i           Methodology


*      “Value Judgements and Economists’ Role in Policy Recommendation”, Economic Journal, September 1972, 1014-1018.  Reprinted in W. Marr and B. Raj, eds., How Economists Explain - A Reader in Methodology, Washington:  University Press of America, 1983.


ii          Consumer Theory


*      “Why do People buy Lottery Tickets?  Choices involving Risk and the Indivisibility of Expenditure”, Journal of Political Economy, October 1965, 530-535.


“An Analysis of Work and Other Constraints on Choices of Activities:  Comment”, Western Economic Journal, June 1971, 226-229.


“Step-Optimization, Secondary Constraints, and Giffen Goods”, Canadian Journal of Economics, November 1972, 553-560.


iii         Production Theory and Theory of the Firm


“A Note on Profit Maximization”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1969, 106-110.


“Competition, Monopoly, and the Incentive to Invent”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1971, 45-49.


“Factor Market Imperfections, Increasing Marginal Returns, and Optimum Input Proportions: Comment”, Southern Economic Journal, January 1972, 426-428.


“Oligopolistic Interdependence and the Revenue Maximization Hypothesis - Note”, Journal of Industrial Economics, 1974, 227-233, with T.A. Murphy (New England).


“Utility and Profit Maximization by an Owner-Manager: Towards a General Analysis”, Journal of Industrial Economics, December 1974, 97-108.


“Competition, Monopoly, and the Incentive to Invent: Reply”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1977, 154-156.


iv         Capital Theory


“A Note on ‘Some Cambridge Controversies in the Theory of Capital’“, Journal of Economic Literature, March 1971, 68-69.


“Harcourt’s Survey of Capital Theory:  A Review Article”, Economic Record, March 1974, 119-129.


“The Neoclassical and the Neo-Marxist-Keynesian Theories of Income Distribution”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1974, 124-132.


“The Cambridge Controversy in Capital Theory:  Reply”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1977, 151-153.


v          Welfare Economics


“Optimum Saving, Individual Decisions, and the Diminishing Marginal Productivity of Capital”, Economic Journal, September 1970, 749-752.


“Definitions and Welfare Conditions of Public Goods”, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, June 1971, 199-202.


*      “Monopoly, X-Efficiency, and the Measurement of Welfare Loss”, Economica, August 1972, 301-308, with R. Parish (Monash).


“Public Goods and the Stability of Federalism:  An Extension”, Kyklos, September 1971, 526-563.


“Definitions and Welfare Conditions of Public Goods:  A Rejoinder”, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, October 1971, 347-349.


“Little’s Welfare Criterion under the Equality Assumptions”, Economic Record, December 1971, 579-583.


“Pareto Conditions, Behavioural Rules, and the Theory of Second Best”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1972, 124-125.


“Bergson Social Welfare Function with Externality”, Economic Record, December 1972, 517-526.


*      “Income Distribution as a Peculiar Public Good:  The Paradox of Redistribution and the Paradox of Universal Externality”, Public Finance, 1973, 1-10.


*      “The Economic Theory of Clubs:  Pareto Optimality Conditions”, Economica, August 1973, 291-298.


“The Economic Theory of Clubs:  Optimal Tax/Subsidy”, Economica, August 1974, 309-321.


“A Note on Consumption Sharing and Nonexclusion Rules”, Economica, 1974, 446-450, with R. D. Tollison (VPI & SU).


*      “The Paradox of Universal Externality”, Journal of Economic Theory, 1975, 258-264.


**    “Towards a Theory of Third-Best”, Public Finance, 1977, 1-15.


“On Optimal Club Size:  Reply”, Economica, November 1978, 407-410.


*      “Bentham or Nash?  On the Acceptable Form of Social Welfare Functions”, Economic Record, 1981, 57: 238-250.


Welfarism:  A Defence Against Sen’s Attack”, Economic Journal, June 1981, 91: 527-530.


“All ‘Ng’ up on Clubs?  A ‘Brand-new Flawer’ of Brennan-Flowers”, Public Finance Quarterly, 1981, 9: 75-78.


Welfare Economics:  Introduction and Development of Basic Concepts, 2nd edition, London:  Macmillan, 1983.


“Rents and Pecuniary Externalities in Cost-Benefit Analysis”, American Economic Review, December 1983, 73: 1163-1170.


**    “Quasi-Pareto Social Improvements”, American Economic Review, December 1984, 74(5):1033-1050.


*      “Expected Subjective Utility:  Is the Neumann-Morgenstern Utility the Same as the Neoclassical’s?”, Social Choice and Welfare, 1984, 177-186.


*      “Interpersonal Level Comparability Implies Comparability of Utility Differences”, Theory and Decision, 1984, 141-147.


*      “Some Fundamental Issues in Social Welfare”, in G. Feiwel, ed., Issues in Contemporary Microeconomics and Welfare, 1985, London: Macmillan, 435-469.


*      “Equity and Efficiency versus Freedom and Fairness:  An Inherent Conflict”, Kyklos, 1985, 495-516.


vi         Social Choice


*      “The Possibility of a Paretian Liberal:  Impossibility Theorems and Cardinal Utility”, Journal of Political Economy, November-December 1971, 1397-1402. Reprinted in C.K. Rowley, ed., Social Choice Theory, 1993.


**    “Bentham or Bergson?  Finite Sensibility, Utility Functions and Social Welfare Functions”, Review of Economic Studies, 1975, 545-570.


**    “On the Existence of Social Welfare Functions, Social Orderings, and Social Decisions Functions”, Economica, February 1976, 59-66, with M. C. Kemp (N.S.W.). Reprinted in Mueller, Dennis C., ed. The Economics of Politics. Volume 2. Elgar Reference Collection. International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, vol. 131. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar; distributed by American International Distribution Corporation, Williston, Vt., 2001; 530-37.


“More on Social Welfare Functions”, Economica, February 1977, 89-90, with M. C. Kemp (N.S.W.).


*      “Beyond Pareto Optimality:  The Necessity of Interpersonal Cardinal Utilities in Distributional Judgements and Social Choice”, Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie, 1982, 42(3): 207-233.


“The Incompatibility of Individualism and Ordinalism”, Mathematical Social Sciences, September 1982, 3, 33-37, with M. C. Kemp (N.S.W.).


*      “Some Broader Issues of Social Choice”, in P. K. Pattanaik and M. Salles, eds., Social Choice and Welfare, Amsterdam: North Holland, 1983, 151-174.


“Individualistic Social Welfare Functions Under Ordinalism: A Reply to Mayston”, Mathematical Social Sciences, July 1983, 4, 305-307, with M. C. Kemp (N.S.W.).


“The Utilitarian Criterion, Finite Sensibility, and the Weak Majority Principle: A Response”, Social Choice and Welfare, 1985, 37-38.


vii        Public Economic Policy


*      “Recent Developments in the Theory of Externality and the Pigovian Solution”, Economic Record, June 1971, 169-185.


“Optimal Taxes and Pricing: Comment”, American Economic Review, March 1972, 173-174.


“Optimum Saving: A Practicable Solution”, Indian Journal of Economics, January 1973, 285-294.


**    “Optimal Pricing with Budgetary Constraints: The Case of the Two-Part Tariff”, Review of Economic Studies, July 1974, 337-345, with M. Weisser (New England).  Japanese translation, Tokyo Gas Company.


Coase’s Theorem and First-Party-Priority Rule: Reply”, Economic Record, 1975, 272-274.


*      “Non-Economic Activities, Indirect Externalities, and Third-Best Policies”, Kyklos, 1975, 507-525.


“Again on Externalities and Liabilities Rules: A Reply”, Economic Record, December 1977, 542-544.


“The Importance of Being Honest”, Economic Record, March 1979, 41-46, with M. C. Kemp (N.S.W.).


*      “Optimal Corrective Taxes or Subsidies when Revenue Raising Imposes Excess Burden”, American Economic Review, September 1980, 744-751.


“Government Regulation of Industry and the Theory of Third Best”, in B. A. Twohill, ed., Government Regulation of Industry, Institute of Industrial Economics, University of New Castle, N.S.W., 1981, 371-378.


viii       International Economics


“Optimal Terms of Foreign Assistance: Comment”, Journal of Political Economy, March-April 1973, 488-490.


“Tariffs and Declining-Cost Industries: Comment”, Economica, 1975, 207-208.


ix         Inflation, Unemployment, Macroeconomics


“A Note on Truu’s Microeconomics of Stagflation”, South African Journal of Economics, December 1972, 399-400.


*      “Aggregate Demand, Business Expectation, and Economic Recovery without Aggravating Inflation”, Australian Economic Papers, June 1977, 130-140.


“An Integrated Model of Income Determination and Distribution”, Bulletin of Economic Research, 1979, 54-66.


**    “Macroeconomics with Non-perfect Competition”, Economic Journal, September 1980, 598-610.


“Incomes Policies: Conditions for Voluntary Compliance”, Manchester School, 1981, 49: 111-128.


**    “A Micro-Macroeconomic Analysis Based on a Representative Firm”, Economica, May 1982, 49: 121-139.


“Macroeconomics with Non-perfect Competition: A Reply”, Economic Journal, September 1982, 92: 706-707.


*      “Macroeconomics with Non-perfect Competition: Tax-cuts and Wage Increases”, Australian Economic Papers, 1983, 22(41), 431-447, with L. McGregor (Monash).


“The Response of Aggregate Demand to Income, Money Supply and Price Level”, Journal of Macroeconomics, Summer 1984, 357-363.


“A Micro-Macroeconomic Analysis Based on a Representative Firm: Progress Report”, in G. Feiwel, ed., Issues in Contemporary Macroeconomics and Distribution, 1985, London: Macmillan, 216-232.


x          Psychology, Studies of Happiness


*      “Sub-semiorder: A Model of Multi-dimensional Choice with Preference Intransitivity”, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, August 1977, 51-59.


*      “Economic Growth and Social Welfare: The Need for a Complete Study of Happiness”, Kyklos, 1978, 575-587. Reprinted 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. 


“Money and Happiness: First Lesson in Eudaimonology?”, Kyklos, 1980, 161-163.


“Toward Eudaimonology: Notes on a Quantitative Framework for the Study of Happiness”, Mathematical Social Sciences, 1980, 1(51-58).


xi         Philosophy


“My Philosophy”, Repository (Nanyang University), 1963, 28-43.


“An Argument for Utilitarianism”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, June 1981, 11: 229-239, with Peter Singer (Monash).


“Ng and Singer on Utilitarianism:  A Reply”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, June 1983, 13: 241-242, with Peter Singer (Monash).