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Dr Png is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Business and Departments of Economics and Information Systems at the National University of Singapore.
he was a faculty member at the Anderson School, University of
California, Los Angeles (1985-96) and the Hong Kong University of
Science & Technology (1993-96). He was a Visiting Professor at the
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College (2011-12).
Png attended the Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore, and graduated with
first class honours in economics from the University of Cambridge (1978)
and a PhD from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (1985).
His research focuses on the economics of innovation. He has recently published in Management Science, Oxford Economic Papers, and the Journal of Comparative Economics.
He is the author of Managerial Economics,
which has been published in multiple editions and adapted into Chinese
(traditional and simplified characters), Korean, and Polish. He received
the NUS-UCLA Executive MBA Teaching Excellence Award in 2008 as well as
Png was a nominated MP (10th Parliament of Singapore), 2005-06, member
of the Trustworthy Computing Academic Advisory Board, Microsoft
Corporation, 2006-10, and an independent director of Hyflux Water Trust
Management Pte Ltd, 2007-2011, and Healthway Medical Corporation Ltd,
Dr Png speaks English and Chinese (Mandarin). He is married to Ms Joy Cheng, with two sons, Max and Lucas.