Dr Soo Keong Yong

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Associate Dean Academic; Senior Lecturer in Economics (NZUWI, China)


Economics; Management

Environmental Policy, Experiments, Management

Qualifications: PhD in Economics (UQ), M.Sc. (Bristol), B.Sc. (London)

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: University of Waikato Joint Institute (NZUWI) at Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC), China

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Research Interests

Applied Microeconomics, Environmental Policy and Management, Experimental Economics, Financial Market Contagion.

Recent Publications

  • Poyago-Theotoky, J. and Yong, S.K. (2019) “Managerial Delegation Contracts, “Green” R&D and Emissions Taxation.” B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, Vol. 19, pp. 1935 – 1704, 2019.
  • Shen, P.Y., Betz, R. and Yong, S.K. (2019) “White Certificate, Additionality, and Incentive Compatibility under Hidden Information.” Energy Efficiency, Volume 12, pp. 1429–1442, 2019.
  • Yong, S.K., Friesen, L. and Mcdonald, S. (2018) “Emission Taxes, Clean Technology Cooperation, and Product Market Collusion: Experimental Evidence.” Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, pp. 1950 – 1979, 2018.
  • Yong, S.K. and Mcdonald, S. (2018) “Emissions Tax and Second-Mover Advantage in Clean Technology R&D.” Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Vol. 20, pp. 89 – 108, 2018.

Older Publications

  • Hon, M., Strauss, J. and Yong, S.K. (2007) “Deconstructing the Technology Bubble: A Look at International Stock Co-movements.” Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Vol. 17, issue 3, pp. 213-306.
  • Hon, M. and Yong, S.K. (2004) “The Price of Owning a Car: An Analysis of Auction Quota Premium in Singapore.” Applied Economics, Vol. 36, issue 7, pp. 739-75.
  • Hon, M., Strauss, J. and Yong, S.K. (2004) “Contagion in Financial Markets after Sept 11 - Myth or Reality?” Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 95-114.

Academic Book Chapter/ Textbook Case

  • “The Idiosyncrasy of Singapore Aggregate Consumption”, in Macroeconomics, Abel and Bernanke (2010 Asian Edition), McGraw Hill.