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Papers Issued from 2005 to 2012

This page contains the working papers issued by the Economic Growth Centre. All papers are in pdf format and contain the old EGC website. Please note that the EGC website had been moved to this current site.

Papers Issued in 2012

No. Title Author
2012/11 Heterogeneous Agents in Multi-markets: A Coupled Map Lattices Approach

Weihong HUANG
Zhenxi CHEN

2012/10 Regional Financial Markets with Common Currency

Weihong HUANG
Zhenxi CHEN

2012/09 Price-Volume Relations in Financial Market

Weihong HUANG
Wanying WANG

2012/08

The Performance of Tests on Endogeneity of Subsets of Explanatory Variables Scanned by Simulation

Jan F. KIVIET
Milan PLEUS

2012/07

Identification and Inference in a Simultaneous Equation Under Alternative Information Sets and Sampling Schemes

Jan F. KIVIET
2012/06

Improved Variance Estimation of Maximum Likelihood Estimators in Stable First-Order Dynamic Regression Models

Jan F. KIVIET
Garry D. A. PHILLIPS

2012/05

Cost-Benefit Analysis in Developing Countries: What's Different?

Euston QUAH
2012/04

Shock Therapy II Revisited

LIM Chong Yah
2012/03

The Trinity Growth Theory: A Theory of Wealth and Poverty

LIM Chong Yah
2012/02

Growth Theory and Japan's GDP Growth Rates

LIM Chong Yah
2012/01

Does Singapore Need Economic Restructuring II or Another 'Wage Revolution'?

LIM Chong Yah

 

 

Papers Issued in 2011

No.

Title

Author

2011/05

Foreign Output Shocks and Monetary Policy Regimes in Small Open Economies: A DSGE Evaluation of East Asia

Joseph D. ALBA
Wai–Mun CHIA
Donghyun PARK

2011/04

Dynamics Between Strategic Commodities and Financial Variables

Thai-Ha LE
Youngho CHANG

2011/03

The Impact of Oil Price Fluctuations on Stock Markets in Developed and Emerging Economies

Thai-Ha LE
Youngho CHANG

2011/02

Oil and Gold Prices: Correlation or Causation?

Thai-Ha LE
Youngho CHANG

2011/01

Ownership Structure of Firms and Their Export Performance: Evidence from Korea

Sangho KIM
Donghyun PARK

 

Papers Issued in 2010

No.

Title

Author

2010/06

After the Reforms: Determinants of Wage Growth and Change in Wage Inequality in Vietnam - 1998 -2008

Chris SAKELLARIOU
FANG Zheng

2010/05

The Evo​lution of Gender Wage Differentials and Discrimination in Thailand: 1991-2007 — An Application of Unconditional Quantile Regression

Kampon ADIREKSOMBAT
FANG Zheng
Chris SAKELLARIOU

2010/04

Discrimination in the Equilibrium Search Model with Wage-Tenure Contracts

FANG Zheng
Chris SAKELLARIOU

2010/03

Asia's Sovereign Wealth Funds and Reform of the Global Reserve System

Donghyun Park
Andrew Rozanov

2010/02

Addictive Behavior in Cinema Demand: Evidence from Korea

Sangho KIM
Donghyun PARK

2010/01

Socio-Economic Aspects of Disaster’s Impact: An Assessment of Databases and Methodologies

Suman K SHARMA

 

Papers Issued in 2009

No.

Title

Author

2009/06

Changing Wage Distributions and the Evolution of Wage Inequality in Indonesia: 1994 - 2007

Chris SAKELLARIOU

2009/05

Trade Cycles in a R​e-export Economy: The Case of Singapore

CHOY Keen Meng

2009/04

Price-taking Strategy Versus Dynamic Programming in Oligopoly

HUANG Weihong

2009/03

Relative Profitability of Dynamic Walrasian Strategies

HUANG Weihong

2009/02

Global Yield Curves and Sovereign Bond Market Integration

ZHU Xiaoneng
Shahidur RAHMAN

2009/01

A Regime Switching Macro-finance Model of the Term Structure

ZHU Xiaoneng
Shahidur RAHMAN

 

Papers Issued in 2008

No.

Title

Author

2008/05

Demand for Skills, Supply of Skills and Returns to Schooling in Cambodia

Chris SAKELLARIOU

2008/04

Linking South Asia with East Asia: Trends, Potential, and Policies

Pradumna B. RANA

2008/03

Intergenerational Earnings Mobility in Singapore and the United States

Irene Y.H. NG
Xiaoyi SHEN
Kong Weng HO

2008/02

Forecasting Business Cycles in a Small Open Economy: A Dynamic Factor Model for Singapore

Hwee Kwan CHOW
Keen Meng CHOY

2008/01

The Role of Families in Shaping Youth Social Participation: Evidence from Singapore

Irene Y.H. NG
Kong Weng HO
K.C. HO

 

Papers Issued in 2007

No.

Title

Author

2007/07

Banking Reform in China: An Assessment in Macroeconomic Perspective

NG Beoy Kui

2007/06

 

Autarkic Indeterminacy and Trade Determinacy

Nicholas C.S. SIM
HO Kong Weng

2007/05

Indeterminacy and Market Instability

Nicholas C.S. SIM
HO Kong Weng

2007/04

A Study of Pricing Evolution in the Online Toy Market

Zhenlin YANG
Lydia GAN
Fang-Fang TANG

2007/03

Impact of A Rising Chinese Economy and ASEAN's Responses

LIU Yunhua
NG Beoy Kui

2007/02

Risk and Predictability of Singapore's Direct Residential Real Estate Market

XIAO Qin
HUANG Weihong

2007/01

 

Economic Integration in East Asia: ​​Trends, Prospects, and a Possible Roadmap

Pradumna B. RANA

 

Papers Issued in 2006

No.

Title

Author

2006/11

Business Cycles in a Small Open Economy: Stylized Facts from Singapore

CHOY Keen Meng

2006/10

Credit Card Selection Criteria: Singapore Perspective

Lydia L. GAN
Ramin Cooper MAYSAMI

2006/09

The Welfare Effects of Monopoly Innovation

YAO Shuntian
Lydia L. GAN

2006/08

A New Approach to Detect Spurious Regressions Using Wavelets

LEONG Chee Kian
HUANG Weihong

2006/07

Innovation, Imitation and Entrepreneurship

YONG Li Ann, Grace
HO Kong Weng

2006/06

Growth Accounting for a Follower-Economy in a World of Ideas: The Example​ of Singapore

HO Kong Weng
HOON Hian Teck

2006/05

China's "Triangle of Woes" and Its Impact on Financial Stability

NG Beoy Kui
Andreas THORUD

2006/04

A Comparative Simulation Study of Fund Performance Measures

GAO Zhangpeng
Shahidur RAHMAN

2006/03

A New Direction of Fund Rating Based on the Finite Normal Mixture Model

GAO Zhangpeng
Shahidur RAHMAN

2006/02

Markov-switching Unit Root Test: A study of the Property Price Bubbles in Hong Kong and Seoul

XIAO Qin
TAN Gee Kw​ang,
Randolph

​2006/01 Signal Extraction with Kalman Filter: A Study of the Hong Kong Property Price Bubbles

XIAO Qin
TAN Gee Kw​ang,
Randolph

 

Papers Issued in 2005

No.

Title

Author

2005/13

Profiles, Use, and Perceptions of Singapore Multiple Credit Cardholders

Lydia L. GAN
Ramin C. MAYSAMI
Hian Chye KOH

2005/12

Government Spending, Money Seigniorage and Macroeconomic Instability

TAN Kim Heng

2005/11

Impacts of Ageing Population on Monetary and Exchange Rate Manage​ments in Singapore

Paul S. L. YIP
TAN Khye Chong

2005/10

Longitudinal Data Analysis

Cheng HSIAO

2005/09

Should China Let Her Exchange Rate Float? The Experience of Developing Countries

Cheng HSIAO
Siyan WANG

2005/08

The Profiles of Software Pirates among Tertiary Institutions in Singapore

Lydia L. GAN Hian
Chye KOH

2005/07

An Alternative Estimation to purious Regression Model

Shahidur RAHMAN

2005/06

Globalization and the Rise of China:Their Impact on Ethnic Chinese Business in Singapore

NG Beoy Kui

2005/05

On The Maintenance Costs and Exit Costs Of The Peg In Hong Kong

Paul S. L. YIP

2005/04

Competition Between Highway Operators: Can We Expect Toll Differentiation?

Paul CALCOTT
Shuntian YAO

2005/03

Exchange-Rate Systems and Interest-Rate Behaviour: The Experience of Hong Kong and Singapore

Y. K. TSE
Paul S. L. YIP

2005/02

Profitability of Vocational vs. Formal Education for Men and Women in Singapore Using Quantile Regressions

Chris SAKELLARIOU

2005/01

Heterogeneity in the Returns to Education and Experience: Evidence from a High and a Low Income S.E. Asian Country

Chris SAKELLARIOU