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Dr. Hong Meen Chee

Senior Lecturer
Graduate School of Business
Universiti Sains Malaysia

Education

  • PhD in Economics, James Cook University, Australia
  • Master of Economic Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • B.A. (Hons) Social Science (Economics), Universiti Sains Malaysia

Biography

As an academia, Meenchee specialises in Managerial Economics, Industrial Economics and ASEAN Business Systems. Before dedicating herself to the academic, Meenchee worked as a researcher in an international non-profit research organisation that assists in poverty and hunger reduction. From there, she gained knowledge and experiences in producing impactful research related to sustainable rural development, working with people from a multicultural background, managing cross-disciplinary and cross-institution projects. She continues her passion for knowledge sharing and research particularly in the areas of industrial economics, sustainable consumption and production, international trade, literacy and social well-being. She believes that research helps in her teaching, and that the right knowledge is the key to success.

As and economist and an educator, Meenchee is inspired by Prof John Forbes Nash and Prof Amartya Sen. 

“Economic growth without investment in human development is unsustainable” — Amartya Sen

 

Teaching and Research Areas

Teaching: Economics for Business, ASEAN Business System, Managerial Economics

Research Interest: Industrial Economics, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Development Economics, International Trade

Publications

Journal articles

  1. Meenchee Hong, Roslina Kamaruddin, 2020, The Effects of Country of Origin (COO) on Halal Consumption: Evidence from China, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. (Scopus)
  2. Chong Yoke Ching, Meenchee Hong, 2020, Sustainable production: can mini-apartment ease housing oversupply in Penang, Malaysia, International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management. (ERA)
  3. Meenchee Hong*, Sizhong Sun, Rabiul Beg, Zhangyue Zhou, 2020, Chinese Muslim’s Choice of Halal Products: Evidence from Stated Preference Data Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 1-22. (ISI Impact Factor: 0.667)
  4. Meenchee Hong, Sizhong Sun*, Rabiul Beg, Zhangyue Zhou, 2020, Malaysia’s exports to China: Does diplomatic relationship matter? Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy 39 (1), 72-88 (Scopus)
  5. Meenchee Hong*, Sizhong Sun, Rabiul Beg, Zhangyue Zhou 2019, Determinants of halal purchasing behaviour: evidences from China, Journal of Islamic Marketing, 10/2, 410-425. (Scopus)
  6. Meenchee Hong, Chu Ei Yet*, Song, Saw Imm, (2018). Exchange Rate Exposure and Crude Oil Price: The Case of an Emerging Market. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting & Finance, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp.157–184. (Scopus)
  7. Seng Huat Tan, Meenchee Hong*, (2018). Carbon Emissions, Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in ASEAN: A Dynamic Heterogeneous Panel ApproachGlobal Business and Management Research: An International Journal 2018, Special issue: Vol. 10 Issue 1, pp. 280-292. (ERA)
  8. Tran, C. Crissman, A. Chijere, M.C. Hong, S. J. Teoh, and R. O. Valdivia. (2013) Ex-ante assessment of integrated aquaculture-agriculture adoption and impact in Southern Malawi. CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems. Penang, Malaysia. Working Paper: AAS-2013-03.
  9. C. Israel, M. Ahmed, E. Petersen, B. H. Yeo and M.C. Hong (2007) Economic Valuation of Aquatic Resources in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. Vol. 31 No.1 Page 111-135 2007.
  10. M.C. Hong and Narayanan, Suresh (2006) Restoring the Shine to a Pearl: Recycling Behavior in Penang, Malaysia. Development and Change. Vol. 37 Issue 5 Page 1117 September 2006. (ISI Impact Factor: 2.246)

Book Chapters

  1. Meenchee Hong, Zhang-Yue Zhou and Guanghua Wan (2017). Food security in Pakistan Bangladesh, Indonesia and Singapore. In: Zhang-Yue Zhou and Guanghua Wan (Eds), Food insecurity in Asia: Institutions matter. Tokyo: Brookings.
  2. Zhang-Yue Zhou, Meenchee Hong and Guanghua Wan (2017). Review of literature. In: Zhang-Yue Zhou and Guanghua Wan (Eds), Food insecurity in Asia: Institutions matter. Tokyo: Brookings.
  3. Zhang-Yue Zhou, Meenchee Hong, Guanghua Wan and Rabiul Beg (2017). Achieving food security in Asia: cross-country experiences and lessons. In: Zhang-Yue Zhou and Guanghua Wan (Eds), Food insecurity in Asia: Institutions matter. Tokyo: Brookings.
  4. Zhang-Yue Zhou, Guang-Hua Wan, and Meen Chee Hong (2017). Asia’s Food Security in the Past 50 Years: Achievements and Challenges. In: Zhang-Yue Zhou and Guanghua Wan (Eds), Food insecurity in Asia: Institutions matter. Tokyo: Brookings.
  5. Yeo, B. H., D. Squires, K. Ibrahim, H. Gjertsen, S. K. Syed Mohd. Kamil, R. Zulkifli, T. Groves, Dutton, P. H., M.C. Hong, and C. H. Tan (2011). Sea turtle-fisheries interactions in coastal fisheries: A case study of east coast Peninsular Malaysia. In: Dutton, P. H., Squires, D. and Ahmed. M (Eds.), Conservation of Pacific Sea Turtles (290-318). Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.
  6. Yeo, B. H., D. Squires, K. Ibrahim, H. Gjertsen, S. K. Syed Mohd. Kamil, R. Zulkifli, T. Groves, Dutton, P. H., M.C. Hong, and C. H. Tan (2011). Can coastal fisheries bear the cost of sea turtle conservation? Evidence from the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. In: Dutton, P. H., Squires, D. and Ahmed. M (Eds.), Conservation of Pacific Sea Turtles (319-349). Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.
  7. Yeo, B. H., D. Squires, K. Ibrahim, H. Gjertsen, S. K. Syed Mohd. Kamil, R. Zulkifli, T. Groves, M.C. Hong, and C. H. Tan (2007). Fisher profiles and perceptions of sea turtle-fishery interactions: case study of east coast Peninsular Malaysia. WorldFish Center Discussion Series No.6. Penang, Malaysia: the WorldFish Center.

Report

  1. Sheriff, N., Joffre, O., Hong, M.C., Barman, B., Haque, A.B.M., Rahman, F., Zhu, J., Nguyen, H. van, Russell, A., Brakel, M. van, Valmonte-Santos, R., Werthmann, C. and Kodio, A. 2010. Community-based fish culture in seasonal floodplains and irrigation systems. Colombo, Sri Lanka: CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food.
 
 

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