Young Ho Chang

Associate Professor Chang Young Ho

Head, Business & Management Minor

School of Business

Tel: +65 6248 0159

Email: eWhjaGFuZ0BzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

  • 1999

    Ph.D. in Economics – University of Hawaii at Manoa, U.S.A.

  • 1988

    MA in Economics (Economic Planning) with honor of summa cum laude, Yonsei University, South Korea

  • 1983

    BS in Agriculture (Landscape Architecture), Seoul National University, South Korea

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2017 - Present

    School of Business, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore

  • 2008 - 2017

    Division of Economics, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • 2008 - 2011

    Energy Studies Institute (Joint Appointment), National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • 2008 - 2010

    S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (Joint Appointment), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • 2007 - 2007

    S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • 1999 - 2007

    Department of Economics, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • 1993 - 1995

    Environmental Governance in Asia, the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

  • 1985 - 1989

    American Express International Inc., South Korea

  • 1983 - 1985

    Han Yang Corp., South Korea


Merrill, Michelle Y., Patricia Burkhardt-Holm and Chew Hung Chang, Md Saidul Islam, and Youngho Chang (eds.),
Education and Sustainability: Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia, Routledge, 2017.

Kimura, Shigeru, Youngho Chang and Yanfei Li (eds.),
Financing Renewable Energy Development in East Asia Summit Countries: A Primer of Effective Policy Instruments, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia, September 2015.

Caballero-Anthony, Mely, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds.),
Energy and Non-Traditional Security (NTS) in Asia, Springer, 2012.

Caballero-Anthony, Mely, Youngho Chang and Nur Azha Putra (eds.),
Rethinking Energy Security in Asia: A Non-Traditional View of Human Security, Springer, 2012.

Thomson, Elspeth, Youngho Chang and Jae-Seung Lee (eds.),
Energy Conservation in East Asia: Towards Greater Energy Security, World Scientific, Singapore, 2010.

Internationally Referred Journal Papers:

Cai, Xiao Jing, Zheng Fang, Youngho Chang, Shuairu Tian, Shigeyuki Hamori,
“Co-movements and lead-lag effect in commodity prices: Wavelet coherence analysis and diversification benefits,” Empirical Economics (forthcoming).

Le, T.-H., Y. Chang and D. Park,
“Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: Evidence from Asia,” Empirical Economics (forthcoming).

Fang, Z., Y. Chang and S. Hamori,
“Energy and human capital: A driver or drag for economic growth,” Singapore Economic Review, 1750016 (2017).

Wong, Tiffany T.Y., Y. Chang and Y. Xu,
“Cross-boundary air pollution control under “One Country, Two Systems”: The perspective from Hong Kong-Guangdong collaboration,” Singapore Economic Review, 1741001 (2017).

Chang, Y., Z. Fang and S. Hamori,
“Volatility and causality in strategic commodities: Characteristics, myth and evidence,” International Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 9, No. 8: 162 - 178 (2017).

Daksiya, V., H.T. Su, Y. Chang and Edmond Y. M. Lo,
“Incorporating socio-economic effects and uncertain rainfall in flood mitigation decision using MCDA,” Natural Hazards, May 2017, 87(1): 515 – 531 (2017).

Le, T.-H, Y. Chang and D. Park,
“Energy demand convergence in APEC: An empirical analysis,” Energy Economics, 65: 32 – 41 (2017).

Chang, Y. and Z. Fang,
“Efficient, equitable and sustainable energy policy in a small open economy: Concepts and assessments,” Energy Policy, 105: 493 – 501 (2017).

Le, T.-H. and Y. Chang,
“Dynamics between Strategic Commodities and Financial Variables: Evidence from Japan,” Resources Policy, 50: 1 – 9 (2016).

Kimura, F., S. Kimura, Y. Chang and Y. Li,
“Financing renewable energy in the developing countries of the East Asia Summit region: Introduction,” Energy Policy, 95: 421 – 426 (2016).

Chang, Y., Z. Fang and Y. Li,
“Renewable energy policies in promoting financing and investment among the East Asian Summit countries: Quantitative assessment and policy implications,” Energy Policy, 95: 427 – 436 (2016).

Fang, Z. and Y. Chang,
“Energy, human capital and economic growth in Asia Pacific countries: Evidence from a panel cointegration and causality analysis,” Energy Economics, 56, 177 – 184 (2016).

Le, T.-H. and Y. Chang and D. Park,
“Trade openness and environmental quality: International evidence,” Energy Policy, 92: 45 – 65 (2016).

Tongsopit, S., N. Kittner, Y. Chang, A. Aksornkij and W. Wangjiraniran,
“Energy security in ASEAN: A quantitative approach for sustainable energy policy,” Energy Policy, 90: 60 – 72 (2016).

Book Reviews:

Chang, Y.,
Natural Gas in Asia: The Challenges of Growth in China, India, Japan and Korea edited by Jonathan Stern (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2nd edition, 2008), Energy Journal, 32(1): 234 – 238 (2011).

Chang, Y.,
Crude Power: Politics and the Oil Market by Oystein Noreng (I.B. Tauris, London, 2002), Energy Policy, 32: 1036 – 1038 (2004).

Book Chapters:

Chang, Y., Dang Di Trinh Trang and Michelle Y. Merrill
“Economics approaches to sustainability: Methods and applications,” in Education and Sustainability: Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia, edited by Merrill, Michelle Y., Patricia Burkhardt-Holm, Chew Hung Chang, Md Saidul Islam and Youngho Chang, Routledge (2017), pp. 44 – 76.

Gozgor, G., Y. Chang and M. H. Bilgin
“Crude oil price shocks and macroeconomic performances in the ASEAN economies,” in Financial Environment and Business Development 2017, Proceedings of the 16th Eurasia Business and economics Society Conference, edited by M.H. Bilgin, H. Danis, E. Demir and U. Can (2017), pp. 253 – 265.

Li, Y., Y. Chang, F. H. Chew and S. Sharma
“Business Model and Market Design for ASEAN Electricity Market Integration: Principles, Practicalities, and Conditions for Success,” in Achieving an Integrated Electricity Market in Southeast Asia: Addressing the Economic, Technical, Institutional, and Geo-political Barriers, edited by Shigeru Kimura and Yanfei Li, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia, December (2016), pp. 59 – 108.

Chang, Y., W. X. Ang, J. Y. Chua and J. Lee
“Energy market integration in ASEAN: Economics, technology and welfare implications,” in Prospects and Challenges of Connectivity and Trading in Power and Energy: A Regional and International Perspective, edited by Syed Munir Khasru, the Institute for Policy, Advocacy and Governance (IPAG), Dhaka, Bangladeshi (2016), pp. 110 – 117.

Chang, Y.,
“Energy and Environmental Policy,” in Singapore’s Economic Development: Retrospection and Reflections, edited by Linda Lim, World Scientific, Singapore (2016), pp. 299 – 319.

2017 - Present
Member, the Editorial Board of the Energy Journal

2017 - Present
Member, the Editorial Board of the Journal of Asian Energy Studies

1999 - Present
Member, International Association for Energy Economics

1991 - Present
Member, American Economic Association

Apr 2016 - Jun 2016
Asian Development Bank

Feb 2008 - Oct 2009
The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Singapore

May 2005 - Oct 2005
The Inter-Agency Task Force on Kyoto Protocol, Singapore

Mar 2005 - Aug 2005
The International Methanol Producers and Consumers Association

Jun 2004 - Aug 2004
Temasek Capital Private Limited, Singapore

Energy Economics

Environmental and Resource Economics

Energy Security

Education and Sustainability

Managing Guest Editor, “Financing renewable energy in the developing countries of the East Asia Summit region,” Energy Policy, (February - August 2016).

Managing Guest Editor, “Volatility of Energy Prices and Economic Performances: Implications on Economic Growth and Energy Security,” Energy Policy (June 2018 – February 2019).

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