About the School

Academic Departments


Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Programme Director, MSc in Applied Economics

Research Interests

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

  • Ng, Y. C. (2005). Training Determinants and Productivity Impact of Training in China: A Case of Shanghai. Economics of Education Review, 24(3), 275-295.
  • 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. (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.
  • 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., & Li, S. K. (2003). Training and Productive Efficiency in Transition Economies. Oxford Economic Papers, 55(4), 607-624.
  • 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.
  • Rainer, T. H., Jacobs, P., Ng, Y. C., Cheung, N. K., Tam, M., Lam, P. K. W.,<br>Wong, R.,<br>Cocks, R. A. (2001). Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Intravenous Analgesia for Pain After Limb Injury. British Medical Journal, 321, 1247-1251.
  • 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.
  • Ng, Y. C., Jacobs, P., & Johnson, J. A. (2001). Productivity Costs Due to Diabetes in United States. Diabetes Care, 24(2), 257-261.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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