Associate Professor KK Tang

Associate Professor

School of Economics
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
kk.tang@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 59796

Overview

Main research interests include development, health and international economics. Current research topics include health inequality, income insecurity, inequality in opportunity, and trade liberalization.

Research Interests

  • Health inequality
  • International trade

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University
  • Master in Economic Studies, Australian National University
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Hong Kong

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Tang, Kam Ki and Le, Thanh Quang (2015). The international race of top supercomputers and its implications. In Archibugi, Daniele and Filippetti, Andrea (Ed.), The handbook of global science, technology, and innovation (pp. 69-87) Italy, Rome: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118739044.ch3

  • Le, Thanh Quang and Tang, Kam Ki (2015). World Top University Rankings: From Distribution to Implications on National Knowledge Creation and Competitiveness. In Daniele Archibugi and Andrea Filippetti (Ed.), The handbook of global science, technology, and innovation (pp. 46-68) Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: John Wiley and Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118739044.ch2

  • Tang, K. K. and Rao, D. S. P. (2007). Measuring social disadvantage with avoidable mortality risks. In C. A. Tisdell (Ed.), Poverty, poverty alleviation and social disadvantage: Analysis, case studies and policies (pp. 117-131) New Delhi: Serials Publications.

  • Harris, Mark N., Tang, Kam Ki and Tseng, Yi-Ping (2006). Employee turnover: Less is not necessarily more?. In B. H. Baltagi (Ed.), Panel Data Econometrics: Theoretical contributions and empirical applications (pp. 327-349) Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier North-Holland. doi:10.1016/S0573-8555(06)74013-5

  • Iyer, K., Rambaldi, A. N. and Tang, K. K. (2006). Globalisation and the technology gap: Regional and time evidence. In J-M. Aurifeille, S. Svizzero and C. Tisdell (Ed.), Leading Economic and Managerial Issues Involving Globalization (pp. 213-227) New York, United States: Nova Science.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Rhode, Nicholas, Tang, Kam Ki and Rao, D.S. Prasada (2010). Measuring income insecurity: Analysis of income data from the United States, Britain and Germany. In: IARIW 31st General Conference: Final Programme. 31st General Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), St. Gallen, Switzerland, (). 22-28 August 2010.

  • Graff, Michael, Tang, Kam Ki and Zhang, Jie (2008). Demography, financial openness, national savings and external balance. In: Proceedings of: 13th Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop. 13th Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop, Sydney, Australia, (). 26–27 March 2008.

  • Graff, M., Tang, K. K. and Zhang, Z. (2008). Demography, financial openness, national savings and external balance. In: ESAM08 Markets and Models: Policy frontiers in the AWH Phillips Tradition, Wellington, NZ, (). 9-11 July 2008.

  • Laurenceson, J S and Tang, K K (2006). China's FDI-income growth nexus. In: Enjiang Cheng and Peter Sheehan, Proceedings of the ACESA 2006 Conference Emerging China: Internal Challenges and Global Implications. ACESA 2006 Conference Emerging China: Internal Challenges and, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, (1-27). 13-14 July 2006.

  • Iyer, K., Rambaldi, A. N. and Tang, K. K. (2006). Technology Gap, Catching-up and Outward Orientation. In: M. Dungey, ESAM 06. Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society ESAM06, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia, (1-27). 4-7 July 2006.

  • Yanes, L. J. and Tang, K.K. (2006). The Hierarchical Structure of the Firm: A Geometric Perspective. In: M. Dungey, ESAM06 Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society. ESAM06 Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia, (1-18). 4-7 July 2006.

  • Thomson, Matt and Tang, Kam Ki (2004). An Empirical Assessment of House Price Adjustments on Aggregate Consumption. In: The Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop, Australian National University, Canberra, (). 15-16 April, 2004.

  • Rossiter, Anthony and Tang, Kam Ki (2004). Fiscal Policy Coordination within a Monetary Union in the Presence of Risk Premia. In: The Ninth Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop, Australian National University, Canberra, (). 15-16 April, 2004.

  • Beard, R. M. and Tang, K.K. (2003). Designing Hierarchical Organizations Using Rank-Order Tournament Theory. In: Chattopadhyay, G., Koznan, E., Beard and R., Operations Research into the 21st Century. Operations Reserch into the 21st Century, Noosa Lakes Resort, Sunshine Coast, Australia, (18-34). 9-10 May 2003.

  • Iyer, K., Rambaldi, A. N. and Tang, K.K. (2003). Empirical Search for Linkages between Foreign Direct and Portfolio Investment in Australia. In: 8th Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop. 8th Annual Australasian Macroeconomics Workshop, Hong Kong, (1-33). 22-23 September 2003.

  • Harris, Mark N., Tang, Kam Ki and Tseng, Yi-Ping (2003). Employee Turnover: Less is Not Necessarily More?. In: Proceedings of the Comparative Analysis of Enterprise (micro) Data (CAED) Conference. International Comparative Analysis of Enterprise (micro) Data (CAED) Conference, London, England, (). 15-16 September, 2003.

  • Laurenceson, J. S., Tang, K.K. and Wong, H. (2003). Shanghai as an International Finance Centre. In: Fraser, I., Xu and L., Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economics Studies Australia (ACESA). 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economic, Melbourne, Australia, (1-29). 2-3 October 2003.

  • Laurenceson, James, Tang, Kam Ki and Wong, Hui Mei (2003). Shanghai as an international financial centre. In: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economics Studies Australia (ACESA). The 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economics Studies Australia (ACESA), Melbourne, Australia, (). 2-3 October 2003.

  • Beard, Rodney and Tang, Kam Ki (2002). Comparing income distributions between economies that reward innovation and those that reward knowledge. In: S. Hurn and A. Layton, ESAM02 - Econometric Society Australasian Meeting. Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, Brisbane, Australia, (1-21). 7-10 July 2002.

Edited Outputs

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision