Dr. NG obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Master of Economics and Master of Statistics from The University of Hong Kong, Master of Science in Quantitative Finance from The University of London, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from The University of Leicester.
Dr. NG started his career as a teacher at Carmel Secondary School. He has taught in several universities in Hong Kong including the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the City University of Hong Kong before joining the School of Arts and Social Sciences in the Open University of Hong Kong in 2006 as a Lecturer of Economics. Dr. NG was re-titled as an Assistant Professor of Economics in 2013, and later promoted as an Associate Professor of Economics in 2016, and Dr NG is currently the Head of Social Sciences cum Programme Leader of Economics. Concurrently, he was appointed as the Deputy Director of Public and Social Policy Research Centre in January 2019.
With over 10 years of professional experience in OUHK, Dr. NG has developed a number of distance learning undergraduate courses for Economics programme, he is interested in teaching Macroeconomics, Labour Economics and Applied Econometrics. His research interests include Labour migration and Applied Econometrics. Dr. NG has also conducted and organized training workshops for secondary school Economics teachers, also for financial analysts and consultants from business sectors. He currently serves as the Investment Director of Carmel Secondary School Alumni Charity and Educational Fund Limited, Subject Committee Member of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Economics of Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, and Programme External Examiner of Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education.
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- Labor Economics
- Applied Econometrics
Academic & Professional Experience
Sung J., Loke, Fiona, Ramos, Catherine and Ng, C Michael (April 2011) “You and Your Work: Skills Utilisation in Singapore” Institute of Adult Learning, Singapore.
Li, K W, Pang, A J and Ng, C Michael (March 2006) “Impact of Openness and Indigenous Factors on Growth among World Economies” APEC Study Center, Faculty of Business, City University of Hong Kong.
Li, K W, Pang, A J and Ng, C Michael (May 2006) “Globalization and Indigenous Indicators: The 2005 Report with Policy Recommendations”, APEC Study Center, Faculty of Business, City University of Hong Kong.
Li, K W, Pang, A J and Ng, C Michael (December 2005) “The CityU Globalization Indicators: 1998-2002” APEC Study Center, Faculty of Business, City University of Hong Kong.
- Eddie C. Cheung, Michael C. Ng & Yiu C. Ma (2019) “The Multi-Faceted Effects of Partial Interest Rate Liberalization in China”, The Chinese Economy, 52:2, 171-191, DOI: 10.1080/10971475.2018.1545359
- Sung, J., Ng, C Michael, Loke, F. and Ramos, C. (2013) The Nature of Employability Skills: Empirical Evidence from Singapore, Special Issue on Employability Skills, International Journal of Training and Development. Vol 17, Issue 3, Pp.176-193
- Ramos, R Catherine, Ng, C Michael, Sung, Johnny and Loke, Fiona (2013) “Wages and Skills utilization: Effect of Broad Skills and Generic Skills on Wages in Singapore.” International Journal of Training and Development, Vol 17, Issue 2, Pp.116-134
- Ng, C Michael (2010) “How Do New Immigration Policies Affect Immigrant Characteristics in Hong Kong?”, The Global Studies Journal Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.13-32
- Ng, C Michael (2010) “Competitiveness and Sustainability Relationships in Taiwan”, International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability Vol. (6), Issue 1, pp.25-46
- Lo, W C and Ng, C Michael (2009) “Banking Reform and Corporate Governance”, The Chinese Economy, 42 (5), September – October: 21 – 39
- Ng, C Michael (2009) “How Technological Advancement Explain Labour Migration? Evidence in Asia”, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Vol. (4), Issue 2, pp.69-80
- Ng, C Michael, Lo, W C. (2008) “Evaluating the performance of Inflation Targeting on Asian Countries”, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Vol. (3), Issue 3, pp.103-116
- Li, K W, Pang, A J and Ng, C Michael (2007) “Can Performance of Indigenous Factors Influence Growth and Globalization?” CSGR Working Paper Series No.215/07, Center for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, UK
Selected Professional & Community Services
- Investment Director, Carmel Secondary School
Alumni Charity and Educational Fund Limited
- Programme External Examiner, Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Programme (BBA), Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education
- Examination Moderator, Certificate and Diploma Programmes in Economics, Finance, Financial Services and Law, School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University
- Subject Committee Member of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Economics, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
Modified Date: Nov 28, 2019