Prof. Madya Dr. Yen Siew Hwa

Yen Siew Hwa 2  

Prof. Madya Dr. Yen Siew Hwa
Phone : 04-6534559
Fax     : 04-6576000
Email    : shyen@usm.my
Applied Economics, Socio-economic Studies, Behavioral Economics 
 

Profile

Academic Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) Universiti Sains Malaysia (2004)
  • Master of Science (Econs) Iowa State University, U.S.A. (1988)
  • Bachelor of Economics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (1984)

Research

Key Research Area:

  • Applied Economics
  • Socio-economic Studies
  • Behavioral Economics

Publication

Selected Journal Articles:

  1. Teng K. T., Yen S. H., Chua S.Y., & Lean H.H. (2015) Do Indian Economic Activities Impact ASEAN-5 Stock Markets? Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia 49(2) 2015 61 – 76. (http://dx.doi.org/10.17576/JEM-2015-4902-06) available 1 March 2016
  2. Yen S.H., Abd Shatar A.K. and Hashim H. (2015) Exploring the Economic Impact on Breast Cancer Patients in Kelantan. Jurnal Perspektif 7(2), 43-56, ISSN 1985 – 496X (eISSN 2462-2435 (http://ejournal.upsi.edu.my/issuedetails/283)) available 3 March 2016
  3. Yen S. H., Lim H. E. & James K. Campbell (2015) Is Age an Important Factor in Academics’ Productivity? Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies. 52(1), 97-116 ISSN 1511-4554
  4. Aishah Knight, Yen Siew Hwa & Hasnah Hashim (2015) Complementary Alternative Medicine Use Amongst Breast Cancer Patients in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 16 (8), 3125-3130. (impact factor 2.51), pISSN 1513-7368, eISSN 1513-7368. ISI-WoS
  5. Yen S. H., Ong W. L. & Ooi K. P. (2015) Income and Employment Multiplier Effects of Malaysian Higher Education Sector. Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, Print ISSN:0973-8010, Online ISSN:0973-8029, Sage Publication, 9(1), 61-91.
  6. James K. Campbell & Yen S. H. (2014) Workplace Spirituality and Organizational Commitment Influence on Job Performance amongst Academic Staff, Jurnal Pengurusan, Volume 40, 115-123.
  7. Yen S. H., James K. C., Agus I., Zulyusri & Muhyiatul F. (2014) Social Capital and Organizational Commitment at Higher Education Institutions, Asian Academy of Management Journal, 19(2), 1-22.
  8. Loke Y J, Lai Y. W. Yen S.H., & Andrew Tan K. G. (2013) Do Businesses Exhibit Payment Preferences as Payors? Evidence from Malaysia, The Malaysian Journal of Economics Studies 50(1), 37-52, ISSN 1511-4554.
  9. Teng K. T., Yen S. H. & Chua S. Y. (2013) Synchronisation of ASEAN-5 Stock Markets with the Growth Rate Cycles of Selected Emerging and Developed Economies, Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research 7:1, DOI: 10.1177/0973801012466100, Sage Publication.
  10. Teng K. T., Yen S. H. & Chua S. Y. (2013) Synchronisation of Stock Market Cycles: The importance of emerging and developed markets to ASEAN-5, Prague Economic Papers, vol. 4, page 435-458.

University Textbook:

  1. Principles of Economics- The Malaysian Edition (2013), N. Gregory Mankiw, Goh S. K., Ong H. B.,Yen S. H., Cheng M. Y., Muszafarshah M.M., , and Yvonne Lee L. E., CENGAGE Learning Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore. 
  2. Principles of Macroeconomics- The Malaysian Edition (2013), N. Gregory Mankiw, Goh S. K., Ong H. B.,Yen S. H., Cheng M. Y., Muszafarshah M.M., , and Yvonne Lee L. E., CENGAGE Learning Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore. 
  3. Principles of Microeconomics - The Malaysian Edition (2011), N. Gregory Mankiw Goh S. K., Yen S. H., Muszafarshah M.M., and Ong H. B., CENGAGE Learning Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore.

Chapter-in-books:

  1. Teng K. T., Yen S. H. ,Chua S. Y. & Lean H.H. (2014) Financial market integration of ASEAN-5 with China and India’ Chapter 35, pp 825-858 in Elsevier book “Emerging Markets and the Global Economy: A Handbook” Edited byMohamed Arouri, Sabri Boubaker and Duc Khuong Nguyen, Academic Press an imprint of Elsevier, San Diego, USA. ISBN: 9780124115491, Pages: 858, Dimensions: 235 X 191. http://store.elsevier.com/Emerging-Markets-and-the-Global-Economy/isbn- 9780124115491/
  2. Yen Siew Hwa, Aishah Knight Abd Shatar & Hasnah Hashim (2014) ‘Kajian Kes Kanser Payudara: Kesan terhadap Kerjaya Pesakit’ Bab 7, pp97-111 dalam buku Wanita dan Isu-isu Kontemporari. Edited by Wan Asna Wan Mohs Nor, Norsuhana Abdul Hamid adn Fatimah Hassan. Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh, Universiti Sains Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-394-185-8.
  3. James K. C. and Yen S H. (2013) Could Social Capital and Organizational Commitment Influence Job Performance amongst Academic Staff in Higher Education Institutions? Chapter in Developments in Higher Education: National Strategies and Global Perspectives, editors Munir Shuib, Aida Suraya Md. Yunus and Shukran Abd. Rahman. ISBN 978-983-861-624-9, Universiti Sains Malaysia Press, Penang, Malaysia.
  4. Morshidi Sirat, Rosni Bakar & Yen S. H. (2012) The Impact of Economic Crisis on Higher Education in Malaysia, pp. 71-80 in The Impact of Economic Crisis on Higher Education, UNESCO Bangkok, ISBN 978-92-9223-400-3 (Electronic version) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002171/217144e.pdf
  5. Yen S. H. & Chan Lean Heng (2009) Social Capital in Association- A study in Penang, Building Social ASEAN: Towards a Caring and Sharing Community, Academe- Civil Society Network of south East Asia (ACSN) Inc. Manila, Phillipines. pp35-64

Teaching

Courses Taught before: Labour Economics, Microeconomics 2, Macroeconomics 1, Monetary Economics, Principle Economics, International Trade

Courses currently teaching:

  • Principle Economics (JKE101)
  • International Trade (JKE318)
  • Monetary Economics (JKE415)

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Ph.D

  1. Boo Mei Chin (2013- ) Towards Economics of Happiness: Examining Socio-demographic Factors and subjective Well-being in Malaysia. (Main Supervisor)
  2. Lim Boon Leong (2006-2013) Expropriation of Minority Shareholders: A Study of Family-Owned Firms in Malaysia. (Graduated Nov 2013 - Main Supervisor)
  3. Teng Kee Tuan (2006- 2013) Deepening of Economic Interdependence between ASEAN and Emerging Economic Powers – Business Cycles Synchronization and Long-Run Growth. (Graduated March 2013 - Main Supervisor)
  4. Adamu Ahmad Rufai (2012- ) Evaluation of Self Reported Physical Activity and Quality of Life Among Breast Cancer Survivors. (Co-Supervisor)

Masters

  • Mohamad Hanif bin Abdullah (2016- ) Measuring the Performance and Effectiveness of Government Expenditure in Malaysian Public Hospital Services. (Co-Supervisor)

Recognition

Internal Examiner for Thesis

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (2016) - Chin Phaik Nie, ‘ The effect of investors’ cognitive biases on psychological attributes and confidence and its solutions: An experimental study.’
  2. Doctor of Philosophy (2010) – Lew Yuen Sin, ‘ASEAN Monetary Union: Is ASEAN an optimum currency area?
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (2009) – Leow Ghin Yin, ‘Malaysia’s manufacturing exports competitiveness in the East Asian region

Editorial Board

  • Journal of Higher Education (PKAPUSM), 1 March 2007 to 29 February 2008.