Newman M.K. LAM 林明基

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Macau (2019-2022)
Associate Professor (Retired, 2018)

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Curriculum Vitae

  • Ph.D, University of Victoria, Canada
  • MPA, University of Victoria, Canada
  • B. Comm, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Civil Service Reform in Macao
  • Government Intervention in the Economy: Hong Kong, Macao and Singapore
  • Public Sector Performance Measurement: Hong Kong and Canada
  • Lam, N. & Scott, I., Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2011.
  • Lam, N., “The Impact of the Gaming Liberalisation on Public Opinion and Political Culture”, in N. Lam & I. Scott (eds.) Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2011, 37-54.
  • Lam, N., “Performance Management Reform in Macao”, in E.M. Berman (ed.) Public Administration in Southeast Asia: Thailand, Phillippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macao, Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis, 2011, 519-536.
  • 林明基 著, <港澳公共行政改革比較研究>, 余振 等編, <<雙城記III --港澳政治, 經濟及社會發展的回顧與前瞻>>, 澳門: 澳門社會科學學會, 2009, 109-125.
  • Lam, N. “Public opinion and economic intervention in Hong Kong: an emerging dilemma”, in R. Ash et al (eds.), Hong Kong in Transition: Volume II, London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003, 34-48.
  • Lam, N. “Government intervention in Macao’s economy,” Asian Journal of Public Administration, 2002, 24(2), 211-233.
  • Lam, N. “Government intervention in the economy: a comparative analysis of Singapore and Hong Kong,” Public Administration and Development, 2000, 20, 397-421.
  • Lam, N. "The changing functions of public budgeting in Hong Kong," Public Administration and Policy, 2000, 9, 2, 1-25.

Newman M.K. Lam is Associate Professor of Public Administration at the University of Macau. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of British Columbia and both his Master of Public Administration and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Victoria. He was the former Head of the Social Sciences Department (2004-06) and the Public Administration Department (2006-09) in the University of Macau. He had also served as the Acting Head of the Department of Psychology (2006-08) and Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (2006-08). He is currently a member of the Macao SAR Government’s Conselho Consultivo para a Reforma da Administração Pública and Comissão De Avaliaçao Dos Serviços Públicos.His recent research has focused on civil service reform, public finance and the macro-economic policy of Macao.