Ph.D in Econometrics & Business Statistics, Monash University, May 2000 Master of Social Science in Economics, National University of Singapore, October 1996 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics, York University (Canada), July 1993
Empirical Analysis of Asset Pricing Models. Public Goods and the Empirical Investigation of Intertemporal Demand Systems. Impacts of the distribution of Chinese Households across Income Groups in a Demand System. Testing the Price-Induced Innovation Hypothesis.
Principles of Economics (undergraduate) Introductory Mathematical Economics (undergraduate) Introductory Statistics (undergraduate) Labour Economics (undergraduate) Financial Microeconomics (undergraduate) Microeconomics (graduate & undergraduate) Econometrics (undergraduate) Time Series and Forecasting (undergraduate) Applied Econometrics (graduate & undergraduate) Advanced Microeconomics (undergraduate) Industrial Economics (undergraduate)
Refereed Journals 1. Cooper RJ, KR McLaren, and KKG Wong, “On the Empirical Exploitation of Consumers’ Profit Functions in Static Analyses (2001),” Economics Letters Vol 72 181-187. 2. Towards a More General Approach to Testing the Time Additivity Hypothesis (2003), Applied Economics Vol 35 (16), 1729-1738. 3. A New Approach to Modelling GNP Functions: An Application of Two-Stage technologies and Modifying Function Approach (2004), Australian Economic Papers Vol 43 315-339. 4. Wong KKG and KR McLaren (2005), “Specification and Estimation of Inverse Demand Systems: A Distance Function Approach”, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 87 823-834. 5. Wong KKG and HJ Park (2007), “The Use of Conditional Cost Function to Generate Estimable Mixed Demand Systems”, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 89 273-286. 6. McLaren & Wong (2009), “Effective Global Regularity and Empirical Modeling of Direct, Inverse and Mixed Demand Systems”, Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol 42 749-770. 7. McLaren & Wong (2009), “The Benefit Function Approach to Modeling Marshallian and Hicksian Inverse Demand Systems: An Application of Duality Theory”, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 94 1110-1123. 8. An empirical investigation of the trade benefit function, Economics Letters, Vol 119, 150-153. 9. Trade distance functions and the derivation of inverse demand for imports, Applied Economics, Vol 45 (29), 4160-4168. 10. Kim, McLaren & Wong (2013), “Empirical Demand Systems Incorporating Intertemporal Consumption Dynamics”, Empirical Economics, Vol 45 349-370. 11. Wong & Park (2018), “Consumption Dynamics in Inverse Demand Systems: An Application to Meat and Fish Demand in Korea”, Forthcoming in Agricultural Economics.
Refereed Conference Proceedings 1. Profit Function Specifications for Consumer Demand Systems. In Bardsley & Martin(eds) Proceeding of the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 1997 Volume IV, Microeconometrics, The University of Melbourne, pp 189-214. 2. A New Approach to Modelling GNP Functions: An Application of Non-Separable TwoStage Technologies. In Skeels (ed) Proceeding of the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 1998, The Australian National University, 33 pp. 3. Effective Global Regularity and Empirical Modeling of Direct, Inverse and Mixed Demand Systems. In Proceeding of the Far East Econometric Society Meeting 2007, Howard International House Taipei, 35 pp.
Papers with Referee or Under Revision 1. Public Goods and Mixed Demand Systems: An Intertemporal Two Stage Budgeting Approach (in the stage of revision & resubmission) Empirical Economics. 2. Consumer Demand, Consumption and Asset Pricing: An Integrated Analysis with Integrated Two-Stage Budgeting (in the stage of revision & resubmission) Macroeconomic Dynamics. 3. Effects of Income Distribution in an Inverse Demand System: Evidence from Chinese Household Survey Data (under review) Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Macau Medal of Merit-Education (2011) Macao Science and Technology Awards – Natural Science Award (2012, 2014, 2016 & 2018) Macao Science and Technology Awards – Special Award (2018) National Science and Technology Progress Award (1998, 2016)
“Water soluble fraction from ethanolic extract of Clausena lansium seeds alleviates obesity and insulin resistance, and changes the composition of gut microbiota in high-fat diet-fed mice”. 14th Asian Functional Foods Association Annual Conference, organised by the National University of Singapore in Singapore, September 2019.
“Siegesbeckia pubescens Makino inhibits Pam(3)CSK(4)-induced inflammation in RAW 264.7 macrophages through suppressing TLR1/TLR2-mediated NF-kappa B activation”. International Chinese Medicine Society 2018 Ningbo Conference, organised by University of Nottingham Ningbo China, in Ningbo, China, September 2018.
“Cucurbitacin B suppresses metastasis mediated by reactive oxygen species (ROS) via focal adhesion kinase (FAK) in breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cells”. The Chinese Natural Medicines Symposium 2018, organised by the Maastricht University in the Netherlands, August 2018
“Honokiol protects hepatocytes from oxidative injury through mitochondrial deacetylase SIRT3”. The 19th Annual European Pharmacology Conference organised by the University of New South Wales, Sydney, December 2017.
My research team is comprised of an elite group of students and research associates, who actually conduct the nuts and bolts of the research. For information about the current research team, please refer to State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicines for details.