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Professor Yew-Kwang Ng Appointed Honorary Professor of Jinan University

Professor Yew-Kwang Ng Appointed Honorary Professor of Jinan University

Write: Dilek [2011-05-20]
On the morning of November 13, a ceremony of appointing Prof. Yew-Kwang Ng as Honorary Professor of Jinan University and founding of Yew-Kwang Ng Scholarship on Economics was held at Jinan University. Prof. Hu Jun, President of JNU attended the ceremony and presented Prof. Ng with certificate of honorary professorship and honor of donation. The ceremony was presided over by Prof. Zhang Jie, Dean of the College of Economics.
Prof. Ng came to JNU for a three-month academic visit in September. He donated RMB 150,000 yuan to found a scholarship and will award one Ph.D. candidates and one master degree candidate on economics studies each year.

Professor Yew-Kwang Ng Appointed Honorary Professor of Jinan University

In his speech, President Hu introduced the history of the College of Economics of JNU to Prof. Ng and thanked Mr. and Mrs. Ng and his wif for their generous donation to Jinan University. Then Prof. Ng gave a speech and shared with the audiences his thoughts on academic research and living.

Professor Yew-Kwang Ng is a world renowned scholar on economics. He holds a personal chair at Monash University and is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia since 1980. He has worked in welfare economics, proposed mesoeconomics (a simplified general equilibrium analysis with both micro and macro elements) and welfare biology.

He also collaborates with Prof. Xiaokai Yang on an inframarginal analysis of division of labour. He has published more than two hundred refereed papers in economics and a dozen in biology, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, and sociology and more than a hundred articles in the popular press. Books published include Welfare Economics (London: Macmillan, 1979 and 1983), Mesoeconomics: A Micro-Macro Analysis (London: Wheatsheaf, 1986), Social Welfare and Economic Policy (London: Wheatsheaf, 1990), Specialization and Economic Organization (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1993, with X.

Yang), Increasing Returns and Economic Analysis, ed. (London: Macmillan, 1998, with Nobel laureate K. Arrow and X. Yang), Economics and Happiness (Collected papers in Chinese) (Taipei: Maw Chang, 1999), Efficiency, Equality, and Public Policy: With a Case for Higher Public Spending (London: Macmillan, 2000), Welfare Economics: Towards a Complete Analysis, (London: Macmillan, forthcoming).

He also published a Kungfu novel in Chinese serialized in Nanyang Business Daily (Malaysia) and as a book The Unparalleled Mystery, Beijing: Writers Press, 1994.