Department of Economics

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CHIA Ngee Choon
Title: Associate Professor
Email: ecscnc Office: AS2 05-20
Tel: 6516 6020 Fax: 6775 2646
Degree: PhD, University of Western Ontario
Homepage: N.A
CV: \people\CV\ecscnc.pdf

Teaching Areas:
Public Finance, Microeconomic Theory, Topics in Economic Policy Analysis, Health Economics

Research Areas:
Public Finance, Economics of Aging, Health Economics

Selected Publications:
"A General Equilibrium-Based Social Policy Model for Cote d'Ivoire", (with S. Wahba and J. Whalley) Poverty and Social Policy Series, Paper No.2, The World Bank, Washington, October 1992, 86 pp.

"The Tax Treatment of Financial Intermediation", (with J. Whalley), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1999, 31(4), 704-19

"A Numerical Example Showing Globally Welfare-Worsening Liberalization of International Trade in Banking Services", (with J Whalley), Journal of Policy Modeling, 1997, 19(2), 119-127

"Life Annuities of Compulsory Savings and Income Adequacy of the Elderly in Singapore," (with A. Tsui), Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2003, 2(1), 41-65

"Medical Savings Accounts in Singapore: How much is adequate?" (with A. Tsui), Journal of Health Economics, 2005, 24(5), 855-875

"Singapore Chronicles: Central Provident Fund." Straits Times Press and Institute of Policy Studies, 2016. 107 pp.

"Nexus between Housing and Pension Policies in Singapore: Measuring Retirement Adequacy of the Central Provident Fund." (with A. Tsui),  Journal of Pension Economics and Finance,  February 2018, pp 1-27

"Using the Stochastic Health State Function to Forecast Healthcare Demand and Healthcare Financing: Evidence from Singapore." (with Loh SP),  Review of Development Economics 2018:1-24.