Wednesday, August 26, 2009


Venus Khim-Sen Liew studied Mathematics (BSc.) and Financial Economics (Master, PhD) at Universiti Putra Malaysia. He has been in the teaching line since 1986. Prior to joining the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak as an Associate Professor on April 1, 2009, Liew served Universiti Malaysia Sarawak as a Senior Lecturer, and the Ministry of Education as a Teacher. Liew regards research as one of his hobbies and he likes to apply nonlinear econometrics, simulation, bootstrapping and technical analysis in studying issues related to international economics, financial economics, and macroeconomics. As for research output, Liew has to date published some 40 articles in refereed international journals including those indexed in Social Sciences Index (11 articles) and SCOPUS (18). Apart from that, he has also contributed about 20 articles to Malaysian-based refereed journals. Liew is a regularly invited to review manuscripts submitted to various international journals. Liew served the Labuan Bulletin of International Business and Finance as Managing Editor for the period 2005 to 2008. Currently, he is the English and Malay Editor of Munich Paper of RePEc Archive (MPRA, based in University of Germany). Liew co-edited a book entitled "Time Series Econometric Analysis: Selected Issues in ASEAN Countries". Liew is the author of "Monetary Models of Exchange Rate: Nonlinearity Matters". As of May 2010, his h-index and g-index are 7 and 12 respectively. Liew's biography is included in 27th Edition of Who's Who in the World, which profiles the most acomplished persons in 215 countries and territories around the world in 2010.