Researcher - Goh Kim Leng

Professor/Deputy Dean (Higher Degree), Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya

Bachelor of Economics (Statistics), University of Malaya

Master of Economics, University of Malaya,

PhD, Monash University (Australia)


Tel: +603-79673608

Goh Kim Leng is Professor, Department of Applied Statistics at the Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya (FEA). He received his degrees of Bachelor of Economics (Statistics) and Master of Economics from the University of Malaya, and PhD from Monash University (Australia). He is currently the Deputy Dean of Higher Degree of FEA. He held the same position from 2007-2012. Prior to that, he was the Head of Department of Applied Statistics, FEA from 2006-2007. From 2013-2016, he was appointed as the Deputy Director of the Global Planning & Strategy Centre under the Chancellery to assist the university in strategic planning. He also serves as the Editor of Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies (indexed in Scopus and ESCI). He is an Advisor to the Capital Markets Review, and an editorial board member of the International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management, and International Journal of Services, Economics and Management. His areas of expertise include econometrics, modeling and applied finance. He has published more than 60 papers in refereed academic journals. He is currently supervising 6 PhD candidates, and 11 PhD candidates under his supervision have completed their studies, while two more are under examination.


Selected Publications

  1. Y.K. Cheah and K.L. Goh, 2017. Blood Glucose Screening Among Elderly Malaysians: Who to Target?, Journal of Diabetes, 9(1): 85-92. DOI: 10.1111/1753-0407.12388. (ISI)

  2. Liew, P.X, K.P. Lim and K.L. Goh, 2016. Aggregate Liquidity for Malaysian Stock Market: New Indicators and Time Series Properties, International Journal of Economics & Management, 10(2): 297-319 (Scopus)

  3. K.C. Cheong, C.Y. Wong and K.L., 2016. Technology Catch-up with Chinese Characteristics: What Can Southeast Asia Learn from China? The Round Table- The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs 105, 667-681. (Scopus)

  4. S.S.P. Lee and K.L. Goh, 2016. Regional and International Linkages of the ASEAN-5 Stock Markets: A Multivariate GARCH Approach, Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 12(1), 1–23. (Scopus)

  5. S. Nagaraj, K.H. Lee, K.L. Goh, N.P. Tey, 2016. Malaysian Adolescents Not in School: The Nexus of Education, Work and Gender, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 53(1), 87-113 (Scopus)

  6. E. Koutronas, S.Y. Yew, K.L Goh, 2016. Managing Pension Plan In An Aging Population – The Dynamic Profit-Share Pension Model, International Journal of Management Studies, 23(2): 45-64.

  7. B.P. Lee and K.L. Goh, 2016. Omnipresence of Police and Military Joint Patrol: Effects on Crime and Safety, Journal of Public Security and Safety, 5(1): 57-78.

  8. M. A. Kabir, Kim-Leng Goh and M. M. H. Khan, 2015. “Adolescent Tobacco Use and Its Determinants: Evidence from Global Youth Tobacco Survey, Bangladesh 2007”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 27(2): NP1578-NP1590. DOI: 10.1177/1010539512472357 (ISI, Scopus)

  9. Kabir, M.A., Goh K.L., M.K.H. Khan, A.Q. Al-Amin, M.N. Azam. 2015. “Safe Delivery Practices: Experience from Cross-sectional Data of Bangladeshi Women”, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 27(2): NP1170-NP1181.  [ISI, Scopus] DOI: 10.1177/1010539512437401

  10. Wong, C.Y. and Kim-Leng Goh, 2015. “Catch-up Models of Science and Technology: A Theorization of the Asian Experience from Bi-logistic Growth Trajectories”, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 95: 312-327. (ISI, Scopus)

  11. Joanne Yen-Ei Kek & Kim-Leng Goh, 2015. “Informational Content of Yield Spread: Predicting Economic Growth of Malaysia”, Capital Markets Review, 23, 84-95.

  12. Suksonghong, K., K. Boonlong, Kim-Leng Goh, 2014. “Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms for Solving Portfolio Optimization Problems in the Electricity Market”, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 58, 150-159. (ISI, Scopus)

  13. M. A. Kabir, Kim-Leng Goh, 2014. “Determinants of Tobacco Use among Students Aged 13-15 Years in Nepal and Sri Lanka: Results from Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 2007” Health Education Journal, 73(1), 51-61. DOI: 10.1177/0017896912469576 (ISI, Scopus)

  14. Shyamala Nagaraj, Kim-Leng Goh, K.C. Cheong, N.P. Tey & Rohana Jani, 2014. “Gender Imbalance in Educational Attainment and Labour Market Dynamics: Evidence from Malaysia”, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 51 (Special Issue), 127-145. (Scopus)