Dr Png is the Lim
Professor in the School of Business,
and Professor of Economics and
Information Systems at the
University of Singapore.
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).
Dr 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).
focuses on the economics of innovation and
pricing. He has recently published
in Management Science.
He is the author of
Economics, which has been published in multiple editions and
adapted into Chinese
(traditional and simplified characters) and
Korean. He received the NUS-UCLA Executive MBA Teaching
Excellence Award in 2008 as well as 2011.
Dr 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
speaks English and Chinese (Mandarin). He is
married to Ms Joy Cheng. They have two
sons, Max and Lucas.