About the School

Academic Departments


Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Research Interests

Human Capital and Labor Economics, Health Economics and Health Services Research, Economics of Education and Training

  • Nelson, E. A. S., Tam, J. S., Yu, L. M., Ng, Y. C., Bresee, J. S., Poon, K. H., Ng, C. H., Ip, K. S., Mast, T. C., Chan, P. K-S., Parashar, U. D., Fok, T. F., & Glass, R. I. (2005). Hospital-based Study of the Economic Burden of Rotavirus-Associated Diarrhea in Hong Kong. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 192(1), S64-S70.
  • Ng, Y. C. (2004). Economic Development, Human Capital, and Gender Earnings Differentials in China. Economics of Education Review, 23(6), 587-603.
  • Ng, Y. C., & Siu, N. Y. M. (2004). Training and Enterprise Performance in Transition: Evidence from China. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 15(4-5), 878-894.
  • Ng, Y. C., & Li, S. K. (2003). Training and Productive Efficiency in Transition Economies. Oxford Economic Papers, 55(4), 607-624.
  • Ng, Y. C., & Chang, M. K. (2003). The Impact of Computerization on Firm Performance: A Case of Shanghai Manufacturing Enterprises. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 54(10), 1029-1037.
  • Ng, Y. C. (2003). Earnings and 'Skill' Allocation in the Canadian Labor Market. International Journal of Manpower, 24(8), 964-980.
  • Jacobs, P., Stafinski, T., Ng, Y. C., Dodd, R., Larke, B., Wong, W. (2003). Labor Force Participation among Individuals with Hepatitis C in the United States. Pacific Accounting Review, 21(8), 565-572.
  • Sin, D. D., Stafinski, T., Ng, Y. C., Bell, N. R., & Jacobs, P. (2002). The Impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) on Work Loss in the United States. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 65, 704-707.
  • Ng, Y. C. (2001). Overeducation and Undereducation and Their Effect on Earnings: Evidence from Hong Kong 1986-1996. Pacific Economic Review, 6(3), 401-418.
  • Rainer, T. H., Jacobs, P., Ng, Y. C., Cheung, N. K., Tam, M., Lam, P. K. W.,
    Wong, R.,
    Cocks, R. A. (2001). Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Intravenous Analgesia for Pain After Limb Injury. British Medical Journal, 321, 1247-1251.
  • Ng, Y. C., Jacobs, P., & Johnson, J. A. (2001). Productivity Costs Due to Diabetes in United States. Diabetes Care, 24(2), 257-261.
  • Ng, Y. C., & Li, S. K. (2000). Measuring the Research Performance of Chinese Higher Education Institutions: An Application of the Data Envelopment Analysis. Education Economics, 8(2), 139-156.
  • Ng, Y. C., Li, S. K., & Tsang, S. K. (2000). The Incidence of Surplus Labor in Rural China: A Non-parametric Estimation. Journal of Comparative Economics, 28(4), 565-580.
  • Cohn, E., & Ng, Y. C. (2000). Incidence and Wage Effects of Overschooling and Underschooling in Hong Kong. Economics of Education Review, 19(2), 159-168.
  • Cohn, E., Johnson, E., & Ng, Y. C. (2000). Incidence and Wage Effects of Overschooling in the United States and Hong Kong. Research in Labor Economics, 19, 29-61.
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