|Prof Quah Teong Ewe, Euston |
Head, Division of Economics
Division of Economics
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD National University of Singapore 1988
- MA University of Victoria 1984
- BA(Hons) Simon Fraser University 1982
|Professor Euston Quah is Head, Department of Economics and Chairman of the Senate Committee on University Policy Matters at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He was formerly Chair ,School of Humanities and Social Sciences at NTU ; Vice-Dean , Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences ; Deputy Director of the Public Policy Program(now called the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy) ; and headed the economics department at the National University of Singapore (NUS) . A prolific writer , Professor Quah had published over 60 papers in journals such as World Development; Environment and Planning; Applied Economics; Journal of Economics ; Journal of Public Economic Theory ; Journal of Environmental Management ; Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal ; American Journal of Economics and Sociology; and International Review of Law and Economics ,among others . His most recent work is a paper in an international publication on cost-benefit analysis by Oxford University Press, 2013 . Two books on Cost-Benefit Analysis was published by Routledge , UK in 2007 and 2012 respectively . He was co-author of an Asian Edition of the bestselling Principles of Economics Text with Gregory Mankiw published by Cengage (formerly Thomson , USA) , now a second edition in 2013. Professor Quah advises the Singapore Government in various Ministries and was a Member of the recent Prime Minister’s Economic Strategies Sub-Committee on Energy and the Environment . He presently sits on the Boards of Energy Market Authority , Fare Review Mechanism Committee of the Ministry of Transport , and the Energy Studies Institute at NUS. He is also a Review Panel Member for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation project hosted by the Overseas Development Institute , London . Professor Quah is Editor of the Singapore Economic Review(since 2002) , and the 16th President of the Economic Society of Singapore . He has been invited by Stanford University , Princeton University , the USA Inter-Pacific Bar Association , WWF for Asia , UNESCAP , Earth Institute of Columbia University (Asian Meetings) , ADBI and ADB to speak at their functions and conferences and he is one of the most highly cited and influential university economists in Singapore.|
|Professor Euston Quah's area of expertise are Environmental Economics, Resource Allocation and Cost-Benefit Analysis, Law and Economics and Household Economics.|
|Research Grant |
- NTU Internal Funding - Sustainable Earth Office (2012-)
- RCC (2009-)
|Current Projects |
- Economic Growth and Environmental Security: Critical Priorities for Asian Governments
- Exploratory Research Investigating Transfrontier Externalities 91) Nature of the Problem (2) Identifying Actual Cases and (3) Existing Remedies
- International Workshop and Conference on The Economics and Policy of Water and the Environment
- Quah Teong Ewe Euston. (2009). Cost-Benefit Analysis: Cases and Materials. Routledge UK.
- Quah Teong Ewe, Euston. (2009, February). Cities and Sustaining the Green Environment: Some Reflections on Prerequisites. Paper presented at Cities and climate change - society and policy responses, Ministry of National Development Auditorium.
- Quah Teong Ewe. (2008). Are Casinos NIMBYs?Facility Siting in the Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Knowledge Production and Utilisation..
- Quah Teong Ewe, Euston, E.J. Mishan. (2007). Cost-Benefit Analysis (new 5th edition). United Kingdom; Routledge Publishers.
- Quah Teong Ewe, Euston, Lim Boon Tiong, Ho Kong Weng. (2006). A Benefit-Cost Study of Incarceration.