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Economics and Finance D-index 30 Citations 5,156 186 World Ranking 2144 National Ranking 12

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • Microeconomics

Yew-Kwang Ng spends much of his time researching Happiness, Microeconomics, Preference, Welfare economics and Mathematical economics. His Happiness study is concerned with the field of Social psychology as a whole. His Microeconomics research includes themes of Cost–benefit analysis, Two-part tariff, Economic welfare and Tourism.

Yew-Kwang Ng interconnects Argument, Altruism, Social welfare function and Utilitarianism in the investigation of issues within Preference. The Welfare economics study combines topics in areas such as Positive economics and Welfare. The various areas that Yew-Kwang Ng examines in his Mathematical economics study include Sensibility, Pareto principle and Actuarial science.

His most cited work include:

  • A Case for Happiness, Cardinalism, and Interpersonal Comparability (333 citations)
  • From preference to happiness: Towards a more complete welfare economics (148 citations)
  • Bentham or Bergson? Finite Sensibility, Utility Functions and Social Welfare Functions (137 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Yew-Kwang Ng mostly deals with Microeconomics, Welfare, Happiness, Public economics and Positive economics. His research integrates issues of Consumption, Division of labour and Specialization in his study of Microeconomics. His Welfare study combines topics in areas such as Social Welfare and Maximization.

His work carried out in the field of Happiness brings together such families of science as Public spending, Cardinal utility, Preference and Public policy. His Cardinal utility study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Comparability and Liberian dollar. His Positive economics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Social choice theory and Welfare economics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Microeconomics (24.69%)
  • Welfare (15.62%)
  • Happiness (14.69%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2010-2021)?

  • Welfare (15.62%)
  • Happiness (14.69%)
  • Labour economics (6.56%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Yew-Kwang Ng focuses on Welfare, Happiness, Labour economics, Positive economics and Microeconomics. His study in Welfare is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Maximization, Climate change, Government, Impossibility and Animal Welfare. Happiness is a subfield of Social psychology that Yew-Kwang Ng explores.

His Social psychology research integrates issues from Global Leadership and Regression. His Positive economics study incorporates themes from Evolutionary dynamics, Poverty and Feeling. His work deals with themes such as Altruism and Income tax, which intersect with Microeconomics.

Between 2010 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Culture and Happiness. (34 citations)
  • Culture and Happiness. (34 citations)
  • Increasing returns, land use controls and housing prices in China (24 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • Microeconomics

Happiness, Positive economics, Social psychology, Welfare and Index are his primary areas of study. His studies deal with areas such as Microeconomics, Marginal utility and Organizational behavior as well as Happiness. His research in Positive economics tackles topics such as Poverty which are related to areas like Neoclassical economics and Scarcity.

His work deals with themes such as Egalitarianism, Predictive power, Global Leadership and Regression, which intersect with Social psychology. His research investigates the connection with Welfare and areas like Climate change which intersect with concerns in Actuarial science and Consumption. He usually deals with Index and limits it to topics linked to Well-being and Absolute, Welfare economics, Economic growth and Public economics.

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Best Publications

A Case for Happiness, Cardinalism, and Interpersonal Comparability

Yew-Kwang Ng.
The Economic Journal (1997)

556 Citations

Specialization and Economic Organization: A New Classical Microeconomic Framework

Xiaokai Yang;Yew-Kwang Ng.
(1993)

368 Citations

From preference to happiness: Towards a more complete welfare economics

Yew-Kwang Ng.
Social Choice and Welfare (2003)

234 Citations

Happiness surveys: some comparability issues and an exploratory survey based on just perceivable increments

Yew Kwang Ng.
Social Indicators Research (1996)

233 Citations

Theory of the firm and structure of residual rights

Xiaokai Yang;Yew-Kwang Ng.
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (1995)

222 Citations

Optimal Pricing with a Budget Constraint—The Case of the Two-part Tariff

Yew Kwang Ng;Mendel Weisser.
The Review of Economic Studies (1974)

211 Citations

Towards welfare biology: evolutionary economics of animal consciousness and suffering

Yew Kwang Ng.
Biology and Philosophy (1995)

200 Citations

Bentham or Bergson? Finite Sensibility, Utility Functions and Social Welfare Functions

Yew-Kwang Ng.
The Review of Economic Studies (1975)

197 Citations

What should we do about future generations?: Impossibility of Parfit's theory X

Yew Kwang ng.
Economics and Philosophy (1989)

181 Citations

Diamonds Are a Government's Best Friend: Burden-Free Taxes on Goods Valued for Their Values: Reply

Yew-Kwang Ng.
The American Economic Review (1987)

163 Citations

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