|Asst Prof Chia Wai Mun |
Division of Economics
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD Nanyang Technological University 2006
- MSc(Econ) London Sch of Economics & Political Sci 1998
- BSc(Econs)(Hons) University of London, Help Institute 1996
|Chia Wai Mun obtained her Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of London with a First Class Honors in 1996. She received the Datuk Paduka Hajjah Saleha Ali Outstanding Award for her exceptional academic performance at international level in 1997. She was granted the London School of Economics Scholarship to pursue her Master degree at LSE in 1998. She obtained her PhD degree at NTU in 2006. She is currently assistant professor at NTU. Before joining NTU, she was an industry analyst at the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers and a lecturer at HELP University College, Kuala Lumpur. She has published her work in some refereed journals and presented at various international conferences. She also serves as an assistant editor to the Singapore Economic Review.|
|Prof Chia's areas of interest include international macroeconomics and cost-benefit analysis. Her current researach work focuses on the effects of real and nominal shocks in a small open economy under different exchange rate regimes, research issues related to Asian economic integration and estimation of value of a statistical life.|
|Research Grant |
- Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2010-)
- RCC (2009-)
|Current Projects |
- External Stocks and Exchange Rate Regimes in Small Open Economy
- How much are people willing to pay for reduced air pollution and noise pollution? A contingent valuation study
- Wage Inflation Targeting and Wage Policy in a Small Open Economy
- Chia Wai Mun, Joseph Dennis Alba. (2006). Terms-of-trade Shocks and Exchange Rate Regimes in a Small Open Economy. Economic Record, 82, 41-53.
- Chia Wai Mun, Yang Bo. (2006). Asia's Role in the Global Economy and the International Financial System.
- Chia Wai Mun, Alba, Joseph D. (2005). Terms-of-Trade Shocks and the Current Account. Journal of Economic Integration, 4(20).