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DR.GOH SOO KHOON

Senior Lecturer,
Centre for Policy Research and International Studies (CenPRIS),
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM, Penang, MALAYSIA

Contact Information:
Room No. : 111
Tel: (+604) 653 3386 , Fax: (+604) 658 4820
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EXPERTISE & RESEARCH INTEREST International Economics, Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics
TEACHING Principles of Economics, Money and Banking, International Economics, International Finance, Economy Malaysia
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
  • Ph.D.(Economics), University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 2001-2004
  • M.A.(Economics), University of Colorado at Boulder, United States, 1995-1996.
  • B.Economics,(Hon), University Malaya, Malaysia, 1989-1991
ACADEMIC PRIZE, AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  •  2012- 2013 Fulbright Scholar Program
  • 2008- 2009 Erasmus MUNDUS Research Scholarship
  • 2001 – 2004 Melbourne International Research Scholarship
  • 2001 – 2004    Melbourne Fee Remission Scholarship
  • 2001 – 2004 Scholarship by Universiti Utara Malayisa for Ph.D. study at University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • 2012    Hadiah Sanjungan, Universiti Sains Malaysia (penerbitan jurnal 2011)
  • 2012   Excellence Service Award, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 2014   Hadiah Sanggar Sanjung, Universiti Sains Malaysia (penerbitan jurnal 2013)
  • 2015  Hadiah Sanggar Sanjung, Universiti Sains Malaysia (penerbitan jurnal 2014)
  • 2016   Hadiah Sanggar Sanjung, Universiti Sains Malaysia (penerbitan jurnal 2015)
  • 2017  Hadiah Sanggar Sanjung, Universiti Sains Malaysia (penerbitan jurnal 2016)
  • 1996-1997     Full scholarship by Universiti Utara Malaysia for master study at University of Colorado at Boulder, US
  • 1991 Department Award, Faculty of Economic and Public Administration, University of Malaya
  • 1991 Award in memorandum of Harcharan Singh Khera, Faculty of Economic and Public Administration,University of Malaya
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  •  Malaysia Economics Association
  • America Economics Association
  • Society for the Study of Emerging Markets

RESEARCH GRANTS

Ongoing Research Grants:

  1. 2015 – 2017 Universiti Sains Malaysia, RU Grant, “Examine the intra and extra Outward FDI and Trade in Asian and Asian plus three”, RM142,000
  2. 2015- 2017 Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, “ Developing a new cointegration test – bootstrap Autoregressive Distributed Lag Test”, RM67,000
  3. 2018-2019 Sumitomo Foundation, “Aging Population, Savings, Current and Fiscal Accounts: the case of Japan” , USD5,900

Completed Research Grants: 

  1. 2012-2015 Universiti Sains Malaysia, RU Grant, “Exploring The Dynamics Between OFDI And International Trade: Empirical Evidence From Malaysia And Singapore” -- RM100,200.
  2. 2012 – 2014 Malaysia Minsistry of Higher Education, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), “Food, Culture and Identity: Localization and Hybridization of the Terengganu and Kelantan Chinese Peranakan Foodways”  -- RM60,600
  3. 2011-2013 Universiti Sains Malaysia Short-Term Grant, “ Malaysian’s Outward FDI: Market Driven or Policy Driven” – RM28,000
  4. 2009-2011 Universiti Sains Malaysia RU Grant, " Is Malaysia Exempted from the Impossible Trinity: Empirical Evidence 1991-2009” – RM 94,000
  5. 2009-2012 Universiti Sains Malaysia RU Grant, “Chinese Cultural Maintenance In A Malay State: The Roles Of The Chinese Associations In Terengganu” -- RM93,465
  6. 2009 Universiti Sains Malaysia Incentive Grant, “Managing the Impossible Trinity: The Case of Malaysia” – RM5,000
  7. 1999-2000 Universiti Utara Malaysia School Research Grant, “Economic Development, Macroeconomic Vulnerability and Financial Crisis: The Case of Malaysia”  -- RM 3,000
  8. 1999 Universiti Utara Malaysia School Research Grant, “An examination of Deviation of Purchasing Power Parity in Malaysia”  --- RM 2,800
  9. 1998-1999 Universiti Utara Malaysia School Research Grant,   “Causality between Government Expenditure and Revenue in Malaysia: A Seasonal Cointegration Test” --- RM 3,200

CONSULTANCY

  1. 2009 Consultation - Second phase of the Third World Network Research Project on Financial Policy in Asia
  2. 2017 Consultation  - Internatiolisation strategies of Yew Chian Haw

SUPERVISION

Graduated

  1. Sam Chung Yan (2016), Bootstraping The Autoregressive Distributed For Cointegration. Master by Research, Main Supervisor
  2. Tan Bee Wah (2017), Outward Foreign Direct Investment from ASEAN: Its Key Determinants and Impact on Domestic Economy. Ph.D. Main Supervisor
  3. Ahmad Rifai, UED-SP Microfinance in Riau: Financial Sustainability, Outreach and Impact on borrowers welfare. PhD, Main supervisor

On-going

  1. Yew Chee Lam, Outward Foreign Direct Investment of SME Firms in Malaysia, PhD, Main Supervisor
  2. Sam Chung Yan, Simulation Analysis of Problem in Dynamic Models, PhD, Main Supervisor

Master by course work

  1. Norhafiza Binti Shafie (2012) Impact of Oil Price and Selected Macroeconomics Variables on the Real  Exchange Rate: A Case Study of Selected Net Oil Importing  Countries (main supervisor)
  2. Kugneswari A/P P Kalmutoo (2010), A study on the relationship between government revenue and government expenditure in Malaysia over the period 1970 – 2009 (main supervisor)
  3. Yew Chee Lam (2015), the linkage of FDI and export on GDP growth: Evidence from ASEAN  (main supervisor)

Undergraduate Final Year Project Paper

  1. Kong S,S. Capital mobility (2006). An Empirical Analysis of Four Southeast Asian Countries.
  2. June Nga and Wong Chui Ling (2015) Factors that attract medical tourists to choose Penang as Medical Destination
  3. Chuah Ren Hong and Ong Yin Chong (2015) Impacts of Fuel Subsidy Removal on Inflation in Malaysia
  4. Yong Joe Yee, Lau Cheng Chan (2016) Re-examine the relationship between energy use and GDP growth by Using bootstrap ARDL Method
  5. Kang Siang Cheng, Sim Wee Lian (2016) Examine the Saving-Investment Relationship of Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle by using Bootstrap ARDL Method

BOOKS &CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Books

  1. Tan Yao Sua, Goh Soo Khoon (2015). “ Globalization and The Development of Higher Education- The Case of a Malaysian Public University”, Strategic Information and Research Development Centre: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
  2. Gregory Mankiw, Goh Soo Khoon , Ong Hway Boon, Yen Siew Hwa, Cheng Meng Yu, Muszafarshah Mohd Mustafa, Yvonne Lee Lean Ee (2012), Principles of Economics – Malaysian Edition (2013), Cengage Learning Asia Pte Ltd, ISBN 978-967-10144-8-6
  3. Gregory Mankiw, Goh Soo Khoon , Ong Hway Boon, Yen Siew Hwa, Cheng Meng Yu, Muszafarshah Mohd Mustafa, Yvonne Lee Lean Ee (2013), Principles of Macroeconomics(2013) – Malaysian Edition, Cengage Learning Asia Pte Ltd, ISBN 978-967-10144-8-6
  4. Gregory N.Mankiw, Goh Soo Khoon, Yen Siew Hwa, Muszafashah Mohd Mustafa and Ong Hway Boon (2010), Principles of Microeconomics - Malaysian Edition, Cengage learning Asia Pte Ltd, ISBN 981-2496-31-7
  5. Goh Soo Khoon and Michael Lim Mah Hui (2010), The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis: The Case of Malaysia, TWN Global Economy Series, ISBN 978-967-5412-28-8

Chapters in Books:

  1. Lim Mah Hui and Goh Soo Khoon (2012), How Malaysia weathered the Financial Crisis: Policies and Possible Lessons, in Anikit Bhushan (ed)., How to Prevent the Next Crisis: Lessons from Country Experiences of the Global Financial Crisis. Ottawa: The North-South Institute
  2. Goh Soo Khoon and Mohammad Alias (2002), Malaysian Financial Liberalisation and Crisis: Reflections on National Response, in Augustine H. H. Tan (ed.), Monetary and Financial Management in Asia in the 21st Century. New Jersey: World Scientific. pp. 213-228.
  3. Goh Soo Khoon and Dawood Mithani (1998), Causality Between Government Expenditure and Revenue: Evidence From the Malaysian Case – A Seasonal Cointegration Test, in A.Vasadevan, D.M.Nachane, A.V.Karnik, (ed.), Fifty years of Development Economics, India: Himalaya Publishing House.

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNAL

  1. Goh Soo Khoon, Wong Koi Nyen, Yew Chee Lam, (2018). “Are Merchandise Exports and FDI Inflows an Engine of Growth for ASEAN-10 Countries? New Evidence Using the Pooled Mean Group, 12(4), 414-430, international, ESCI
  2. Tan Bee Wah, Wong Koi Nyen, Goh Soo Khoon, (2018). “The surge in intra-Asean Outward Foreign direct investment and its key determinatns Evidence using pooled mean group approach”, International Journal of Business and Society, 19(2), 347-362, international, scopus
  3. Tham Siew Yean, Goh Soo Khoon, Wong Koi Nyen, Ahmad Fadhli (2018). “Bilateral export trade, Outward and Inward FDI: A Dynamic Gravity Model Approach using Sectoral Data from Malaysia” Emerging Market Finance and Trade, 54(12), 2718-2735, international, ISI, impact factor: 0.806
  4. Robert McNown, Sam Chung Yan, Goh Soo Khoon (2018). “Bootstrapping the Autoregressive Distributed Lag Test for Cointegration” Applied Economics, 50, 1509-1521, ISI, impact factor: 0.750
  5. Goh Soo Khoon, Sam Chung Yan, Robert McNown (2017). “Re-examining foreign direct investment, exports, and economic growth in Asian economies using a bootstrap ARDL test for cointegration” Journal of Asian Economics, 51, 12-22, international, scopus
  6. Goh, Soo Khoon, Yong Joe Yee, Lau Cheng Chan, Tang Tuck Cheong (2017). “Bootstrap ARDL on energy-growth relationship for 22 OECD countries” Applied Economics Letters, VOL. 24, NO. 20, 1464–1467, international, ISI, impact factor:0.57
  7. Lim Ewe Ghee, Goh Soo Khoon (2016). “Is Malaysia exempted from the impossible trinity? An empirical analysis for an emerging market” Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, Vol. 9, No. 2, 131–147.international, scopus
  8. Tan Bee Wah, Goh Soo Khoon, Wong Koi Nyen (2016). “The effect of inward and outward FDI on domestic investment: Evidence using panel data of ASEAN-8 countries,” Journal of Business Economics and Management, 17(5), p.717-733. International, ISI, Impact factor: 0.723
  9. Goh Soo Khoon, Robert McNown (2015). “ Examining the exchange rate regime-monetary policy autonomy nexus: Evidence from Malaysia”, International Review of Economics and Finance, 35, p. 292-303, international, ISI, impact factor:1.846
  10. Wong Koi Nyen, Goh Soo Khoon, Lean Hooi Hooi (2015). “ Foreign Direct Investment,  Oil Prices and  Global Financial Crisis: Evidence from Singapore,”Journal of Applied  Economics Sciences, Volume X, issue 4(34), p. 494-509, International,  Scopus
  11. Tan Yao Sua, Goh Soo Khoon (2014).  “ International Students, academic publications  and world  university rankings: the impact of globalization and responses of a Malaysian  public university”, Higher  Education,68, p.489–502. International, ISI, impact factor:  1.207
  12. Goh Soo Khoon, Wong Koi Nyen (2014), Could Inward FDI Offset the Substitution Effect of Outward FDI on Domestic Investment? Evidence from Malaysia, Prague Economic Paper,  4, p.413-425, International, ISI, Impact factor: 0.710
  13. Goh Soo Khoon, Wong Koi Nyen, Tham Siew Yean (2013)Trade linkages of inward and outward FDI: Evidence from Malaysia, Economic Modelling, Volume 35, p.224-230, International, ISI, Impact factor: 0.997
  14. Wong Koi Nyen, Goh soo Khoon (2013) Outward FDI, Merchandise and Services Trade: Evidence from Singapore”, Journal of Business Economics and Management, Vol.14(2), 276-291, International, ISI, Impact factor: 0.723
  15. Goh Soo Khoon, Wong Koi Nyen, (2011), Malaysia’s Outward FDI: The Effects of Host  Market Size and Home Government Policy, Journal of Policy Modeling, 33, 497-510,  , International, ISI, Impact factor: 0.986
  16. Goh Soo Khoon (2010). “Managing the trilemma: the case of Malaysia” International Journal of  Management Studies (2010), 17, p.15-33. Published by UUM, Malaysia.  National, non-ISI
  17. Goh Soo Khoon, Kong Siew Shin, (2010).  “Empirical Evidence on Capital Mobility in  Four ASEAN Countries”, The IUP Journal of Financial Economics (2010), Vol.VIII(3), p.38-49. International, non-ISI, cited in RePEC
  18. Goh Soo Khoon (2008), Consumption Correlation and International Capital Market Integration: Evidence from Malaysia, Applied Economics Letters, 15, 489-494, international, ISI, impact factor:0.57
  19. Goh Soo Khoon, Guay Lim and Nilss Olekalns (2006), Deviation from Uncovered Interest Parity in Malaysia, Applied Financial Economics, 16, 745-759, International, non-ISI,  listed in Scopus, Econlit
  20. Goh Soo Khoon (2005), New Empirical Evidence on the Effects of Capital Controls on Composition of Capital flows in Malaysia, Applied Economics, 37(13), 1491-1505, international, ISI, Impact factor: 0.586
  21. Goh Soo Khoon, Mohammad Hj Alias and Nilss Olekalns (2003), New Evidence on Financial Openness in Malaysia, Journal of Asian Economics, 14(.2), 311-325, international, scopus
  22. Goh Soo Khoon and BN. Ghosh (2002), Economic Development, Macroeconomic Vulnerability and Financial Crisis : The Case of Malaysia, The Indian Journal of Economics, 33,191 – 214, International, non-ISI, cited in RePEC
  23. Goh Soo Khoon and Dawood Mithani (2000), Deviation of Purchasing Power Parity: Evidence from Malaysia, 1973-1997, Asian Economic Journal, 14(1),71-85, International, ISI, impact factor: 0.541
  24. Dawood Mithani and Goh Soo Khoon (1998), Causality between Government Expenditure and Revenue in Malaysia: A Seasonal Cointegration Test, ASEAN Economic Bulletin, 16(1), 68-79, International, non- ISI, listed in Econ lit, Journal of Economic Literature.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDING

  1. Goh Soo Khoon and Koong Seow Shin (2007), “ Empirical Evidence on Capital Mobility in Four ASEAN countries” in Procedings of International Economic Conference on Trade and Industry, edited by Ahmad Sobri, Noor Al-Huda, Fatimah Wati and Nor Azam, pp. 35-40 (International)
  2. Lim Ewe Ghee and Goh Soo Khoon (2011), “ Monetary Policy Autonomy: An Examination in the Case of Malaysia” in ISI International Proceedings of Economic Development and Research, edited by Feng Tao, pp. 35-40 (International)
  3. Lim Ewe Ghee and Goh Soo Khoon (2012), “ Malaysia and the Impossible Trinity: An Empirical Evidence”, in Proceedings of 14th Malaysian Finance Association, edited by Hooy Chee Wooi et al, pp. 241-259 (National)
  4. Goh Soo Khoon and Wong Koi Nyen (2012)“Outward FDI and Domestic Investment” in ISI International Proceedings of Economic Development and Research, edited by Zhang Ming, pp. 137-140 (International)
  5. Goh Soo Khoon (2014), “Can a country be exempted from Impossible Trinity: Evidence from Malaysia”, in Proceedings ISI 4th International Conference on Economics, Trade and Development, edited by Eunjing Wang, pp. 731-734 (International)
  6. Tan Bee Wah, Goh Soo Khoon, Wong Koi Nyen (2014), “ Does the domestic investment benefits from the inflows and outflows of FDI? Panel data evidence from the ASEAN-8 countries, in Proceedings of the Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences Conference (in partnership with the Journal of Developing Areas), edited by Abu N M Wahid, Carmen Reaiche Amaro (International)
  7. Sam Chung Yan, Goh Soo Khoon, Robert McNown (2015), “Revisiting the Saving-Investment Relationship Using Bootstrap ARDL Test,” in Proceedings the 11th Asian Academy of Management International Conference 2015, edited by Hooy Chee Wooi et al.  p.1385-1391 (International)

REVIEWER FOR SCHOLARLY JOURNAL/CONFERENCE

Applied Economics, Applied Economic Letters, Economics Modelling, Singapore Economic Review, Journal of Business Economics and Management, Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade, Empirical Economics, Journal of Asian Economics,  The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Journal of Economic Policy Reform,  The International Trade Journal  The Services Journal,  Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, Malaysian Management Journal, International Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Developing Areas, Kajian Malaysia,  Asean Economic Bulletin,  Journal of Business and Accounting, Journal of Economics and International Finance, Journal of Economics and International Finance, Journal of South East Asian Research, Cogent Economics and Finance, Borsa Instanbul Review,  14th Malaysian Finance Association Conference 2012,  14th Malaysian Finance Association Conference 2012, 14th Malaysian Finance Association Conference 2012,  The 10th Asian Academy of Management International Conference 2013.