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Institute of Malaysian and International Studies

Assoc. Prof. Dr Andrew Kam Jia Yi

Email: Phone: +603-89214232

Current Position: Fellow, Head of Quality Assurance

Specialisation: Global Manufacturing Networks; Productivity Studies; International Trade; Industrial Economics; Econometrics




  • The Death of Linkages?: A Study on Productivity Spillover and Industrial Linkages in Malaysia (2014-2016), Lead researcher
  • Friend or Foe? A study on trade competitiveness and the rise of China: The Case of information, communications and telecommunications (ICT) industry in Malaysia (2014-2016), Lead researcher
  • Repositioning Malaysia and Southeast Asia in the Face of Few Challenges (2014-2015), co-researcher
  • Globalisation : South East Asian and North East Asia (2014-2015), co-researcher


  • PSSM (Malaysian Social Science Association)
  • Chevening Scholarship Alumni
  • Australian Endeavour Scholarship Alumni


- Asian Economic Papers - Singapore Economic Review - Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 

PUBLICATIONS (5- 10 most significant only)

  • Andrew Jia-Yi Kam , 2014 , Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy , Revisiting the productivity growth and spillovers debate: the case of Malaysian manufacturing sector , 19 , 4 , 1-27
  • Andrew Kam Jia Yi , 2014 , Asian Economic Papers , Comments , 13(2): 28-29
  • Tham Siew Yean, Andrew Kam Jia Yi , 2014 , Asian Economic Papers , Re-examining the Impact of ACFTA on ASEAN`s Exports of Manufactured Goods to China , 13 , 3 , 63-82
  • Tham Siew Yean and Andrew Kam Jia Yi , 2014 , Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia , Reassessing the impact of Asean-India free trade agreement , 48 , 2 , 1-19
  • Andrew Jia-Yi Kam , 2013 , Asian-Pacific Economic Literature , International production networks and host country productivity: evidence from Malaysia , 27(1):127-146
  • Tham Siew Yean and Andrew Jia Yi Kam , 2008 , Asia Pacific Journal of Education , Internationalising higher education: comparing the challenges of different higher education institutions in Malaysia , 28(4):353-367

FELLOWSHIPS Fulbright Scholarship 2015-2016 (forthcoming)

B.Ec (First Class), UKM; Msc (University of Warwick); PhD (Australian National University)   

Areas of Research
Global Production Networks; Productivity growth; International Trade; Industrial Economics; Econometrics