Veera P.K.S., Atikah S.and V G R Chandran G. (2016) Supply Chain Management: Principles, Measurement and Practice, Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press.

Malaysia's Quest for Innovation: Prospects and Lessons Learned, Strategic Information and Research Development Center.

Research Methods: A workbook for business undergraduates, UiTM Press. 

Research Methods: A Simple Guide for Business Undergraduates, University Publication Centre, UiTM Press. 

Chapter in Books

Devadason, E.S. and VGR Chandran (2018). “Bridging Asia with Africa: the case of Malaysia”, in Pedro Miguel Amakasu Raposo de Medeiros Carvalho, David Arase and Scarlett Cornelissen (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Africa-Asia Relations, Routledge: New York, pp.185-201. 

VGR Chandran (2017) INDC and Low-Carbon Technology Deployment Scenarios: Malaysia, In Kalirajan K & Anbu V. (eds) Globalization of Low-Carbon Technologies:The Impact of the Paris Agreement, Springer 

Evelyn S. Devadason, VGR Chandran & Tang Tuck Cheong. 2016. Non-Tariff Measures in Malaysia. In Ing, Lili Yan & Fernandez de Cordoba, S.(Eds.), Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN (pp. 87-101). ERIA and UNCTAD.

Chandran VGR (2016) Greening the Economy with Low Carbon Energy System: Developments, Policy Initiatives and Lessons from Malaysia, Kalirajan K & Anbu V. (eds) Investing on Low-Carbon Energy Systems, Springer.

Chandran V.G.R., 2015. Crisis, Socioeconomic Development and Car Demand in Malaysia. Global Automobile Demand: Major Trends in Emerging Economies, Vol 2., pp. 185-205.

Malaysia's Manufacturing Innovation Experience (with Rajah Rasiah and Peter Wad): In Rasiah, Lin., Y & Sadoi, Y. (eds) Innovation and Industrialization in Asia, Routledge, 2012. 

Thiruchelvam,K., Chandran,VGR., B.K.Ng, C.Y.Wong & K.S.Chee. 2012. Innovation Financing Schemes of Malaysia. In Intarakumnerd, P. & Wonglimpiyarat, J. (eds). Towards Effective Policies for Innovation Financing in Asia: A Comparative Study of Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia and Thailand, pp.161-250. Thailand: Thammasat Printing House. 

Innovation and Technological Progress in Malaysia: in Rasiah R. (eds.) Malaysian Economy: Unfolding Growth and Social Change, Oxford University Press 2011. 

Short-run and long--run dynamics between exports, Foreign Direct Investment and output in the manufacturing sector: the case of Malaysia (with Mahendhiran Nair), Siddhartha Sarkar (ed), Global Economic Integration and Inequality, New Delhi, Serials Pub., 2007. 

Article in Academic Journals

Baskaran,A. VGR Chandran and Ng B-K (2019) Inclusive Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Sustainable Growth: Role of Business Incubators, Academia, and Social Enterprises in Asia, Science, Technology and Society, (Forthcoming) (ISI-Indexed)

Nourani M., Evelyn S.D., VGR Chandran (2018) Measuring Technical Efficiency of INsurance Companies Using Dynamic Network DEA: An Intermediation Approach, Technological and Economic Development of Economy (In Press) (ISI-Indexed)

Devadason, E.S., VGR Chandran and Shujaat Mubarik (2018). Defining Potentials and Barriers to Trade in the Malaysia-Chile Partnership, International Journal of Emerging Markets (forthcoming). (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Devadason, E.S., VGR Chandran, Kalirajan, K. (2018). Harmonization of Food Trade Standards and Regulations in ASEAN: The Case of Malaysia’s Food Imports, Agricultural Economics (forthcoming) (ISI-Indexed)

Boon-Kwee Ng, Amirah Shazana Magli, Chan-Yuan Wong, VGR Chandran (2017) Localised learning in the Malaysian rice cluster: proximity, social capital and institutional dynamics,International Development Planning Review, 39, 2, pp. 163-185 (ISI-Indexed)

Tariq Ahmed, Chandran VGR and Jane K (2017) Specialized Entrepreneurship Education: Does it really matter? Fresh Evidence from Pakistan, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, 23 (1), 1-18. (ISI-Indexed

Md Aslam Mia, Hwok-Aun Lee, VGR Chandran, Rajah Rasiah & Mahfuzur Rahman (2017): History of microfinance in Bangladesh: A life cycle theory approach, Business History, DOI: 10.1080/00076791.2017.1413096 (ISI-Indexed)

V.G.R. Chandran and Evelyn S. Devadason (2017) Energizing the Manufacturing Sector - Can Malaysia Move Forward?Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, 34, 3, pp. 523–551 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Derek R. Strong, V. G. R. Chandran & Christopher S. Hayter (2017): Great expectations: assessing the impact of commercialization-focused policies among Malaysia’s public research institutes, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, DOI: 10.1080/10438599.2017.1374043 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

VGR Chandran, Gopi Krishnan K.K.V., Evelyn S. Devadason (2017) Value-Added Performance in Malaysian Manufacturing: To What Extent Research and Development and Human Capital Matter?, Institutions and Economies, 9 (4), 31-51. (SCOPUS-Indexed

VGR Chandran, Evelyn S. Devadason, Lim Hock Eam, (2017) Building a More Resilient and Balanced Economy: Challenges and Lessons for Malaysia, Guest Editors Forward, Institutions and Economies, 9(4), 1-3 (SCOPUS-Indexed

Keshminder Singh, VGR Chandran & Santha Chenayah Ramu (2017) The mechanisms behind environmental strategies in chemical manufacturing firms, African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 9:2, 195-205 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Tariq Ahmed, V. G. R. Chandran & Jane E. Klobas (2017): Demographic differences in learner response to entrepreneurial education programmes in Pakistan, Educational Studies, (ISI-Indexed)

Nourani M, Chandran VGR, Kweh, Q.L & Lu W-M (2017) Measuring Human, Physical and Structural Capital Efficiency Performance of Insurance Companies, Social Indicators Research, DOI 10.1007/s11205-017-1584-6 (ISI-Indexed)

Muhammad Shujaat Mubarik, V. G. R. Chandran and Evelyn S. Devadason, (2017) Measuring Human Capital in Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises: What Matters?, Social Indicators Research, DOI 10.1007/s11205-017-1601-9 (ISI-Indexed)

Keshminder J.S. and VGR Chandran (2017) Eco-Innovation in the Chemical Manufacturing Firms: Insights for Policy Response, Institutions and Economies, 9 (1), 21-42. (SCOPUS-Indexed

Evelyn Devadason, Chandran VGR & Shujaat M. (2016) Sino-LAC Ties: Trade Relationships, Trade Potentials and Asymmetric Dependency, Emerging Market FInance and Trade, (ISI-Indexed

Shujaat Mubarik, Chandran VGR & Evelyn S Devadason, (2016),Relational capital quality and client loyalty: firm-level evidence from pharmaceuticals, Pakistan, The Learning Organization, 23(1) pp. 43-60. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Md Aslam Mia & Chandran V. G. R. (2016) Measuring Financial and Social Outreach Productivity of Microfinance Institutions in Bangladesh, Social Indicators Research, 127, 505-527. (ISI-Indexed)

Veera Pandiyan Kaliani Sundram, Chandran VGR & Awais Bhatti Muhammad, (2016),"Supply chain practices and performance: the indirect effects of supply chain integration", Benchmarking: An International Journal, 23(6),pp.1445-1471. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Shujaat Mubarik , Chandran VGR , Evelyn S. Devadason , (2016) "Human capital development for SMEs in Pakistan: is the one-size-fits-all policy adequate?", International Journal of Social Economics, 43(8), pp.804-822 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Rajah Rasiah,Norma Mansor and Chandran VGR. (2015) "Royal Professor Ungku Abdul Aziz: A Key Pillar in Malaysia’s Development", Institutions and Economies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, July 2015, pp. 1-19. (SCOPUS-Indexed

Chandran VGR, Ng Boon Kwee, Wong Chan Yuan & Thiruchelvam K. (2015) Science, technology and innovation for inclusive development: Reorganizing the national and regional systems of innovation, Tech Monitor, Vol. 32 No.1, Asia and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology, New Delhi, India United Nations, ESCAP (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS

Boon-Kwee Ng, Thiruchelvam Kanagasundram, Chan-Yuan Wong & Chandran V.G.R.(2015): Innovation for inclusive development in Southeast Asia: the roles of regional coordination mechanisms, The Pacific Review, DOI: 10.1080/09512748.2015.1022590 (ISI-Indexed)

Rasiah R.,Xiao-Shan Y & Chandran VGR (2014) Crisis Effects on the Electronics Industry in Southeast Asia, Journal of Contemporary Asia, DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.923637 (ISI-Indexed)

Wong, C.Y., Chandran VGR & Ng B.K. (2014) Technology Diffusion in the Telecommunications Services Industry of Malaysia, Information Technology for Development, DOI:10.1080/02681102.2014.949611 (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran V.G.R, Hayter C.S & Strong D.R. (2014) Personal strategic alliances: enhancing the scientific and technological contributions of university faculty in Malaysia,Economics of Innovation and New Technology, (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Chandran VGR & Tang C.F., (2013) The dynamic links between CO2 emissions, economic growth and coal consumption in China and India, Applied Energy,104,310- 318 (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran VGR, Santhidran S. & Veera P. (2013) Innovation systems in Malaysia: a perspective of university industry R&D collaboration, July 2013 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Chandran VGR & Tang F.C (2013) The impacts of transport energy consumption, foreign direct investment and income on CO2 emissions in ASEAN- 5 economies, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 24,445-453 (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran VGR and Rasiah R. (2013) Firm Size, Technological Capability, Exports and Economic Performance: The Case of Electronics Industry in Malaysia, Journal of Business Economics and Management,14(4),741-757 (ISI-Indexed)

Santhidran S., and Chandran VGR (2013) Enabling Organizational Change: Leadership, Commitment to Change and the Mediating role of Change Readiness, Journal of Business Economics and Management,14:2, 348-363 (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran VGR, Gopi K., Veera P. (2013) Product and process innovation in manufacturing: the role of government and organizational innovation, Innovation: Management, Policy and Practice, 15(1): 52 68. (ISI-Indexed)

Wong C-Y and Chandran V.G.R. (2012) Technology stocks and economic performance of Government-Linked Companies: The Case of Malaysia, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Vol. 18 (2), 248-261. (ISI-Indexed)

Ng. B., Chandran VGR and Thiruchelvam, (2012) Technological knowledge, learning and linkages in wooden furniture industry in Malaysia: A spatial innovation perspective, Asian Journal of Technological Innovation,20:2, 187-200. (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran V.G.R., Ramesh R. & Anwar S (2011) Economic growth and government spending in Malaysia: a re- examination of Wagner and Keynesian views, Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, Vol. 44(3):203-219. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Wad, P. & Chandran V.G.R. (2011) Automotive industry in Malaysia: an assessment of its development, International Journal of Automotive Technology & Management, 11(2), pp. 152-171 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Chandran VGR, Veera P. (2011)Supply Chain Practices in the electronics industry in Malaysia: Consequences for Supply Chain Performance, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 18 Issue: 6, pp.834 ¿ 855. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Rajah Rasiah and Chandran VGR, (2011) Inward FDI in Malaysia and its policy context, Columbia FDI Profiles, August 17, 2010, Columbia University in the City of New York, Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS

Chandran VGR & Wong CY. (2010) Patenting Activities by Developing Countries: The Case of Malaysia, World Patent Information. 33 (2011) 51¿57 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Zolaite A, Razak A., Chandran VGR, Veera P., (2010) Supply chain integration: an empirical study on manufacturing industry in Malaysia, Journal of Systems and Information Technology,12(3),210-221. (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran VGR, Commercialization of R&D, (2011) Special Issues of Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor, Asia and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology, New Delhi, India United Nations, ESCAP (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS

Chandran V.G.R. and Munusamy (2009), Trade Openness and Manufacturing Growth in Malaysia, Journal of Policy Modeling, 31, 637-647. (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran V.G.R., and Ramesh R. (2009), Stock Interdependencies: The Case Of An Emerging East Asian Economy, ICFAI Journal of Applied Economics, VIII(5), September (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

Chandran V.G.R. Susan S. and Karunagaran M. (2009) Electricity consumption-growth nexus: The case of Malaysia, Energy Policy, 38(1), 606-612 Elsevier. (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran V.G.R. (2009) Multinationals, Technology and Localization in Automotive Firms in Asia, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 39 (4); 705-708. (ISI-Indexed)

Chandran V.G.R and Gopi K. (2008), Foreign Direct Investment and Manufacturing Growth: The Malaysian Experience, International Business Research, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 83-90. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

Chandran V. G. R., Farha A. G. and Veera P. (2008), The Commercialization of Research Results Among Researchers in Public Universities and Research Institutions, Asian Profile, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 235- 250. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

Nair, M., Deviga, V., Karunagaran, M., Chandran VGR., (2007), The rise of China¿s manufacturing sector: challenges and opportunities for ASEAN-5, The Philippine Review of Economics, XLIII(1), 169-204. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

Mahendiran N. and Chandran V. G. R. (2007), Short-Run and Long-Run Dynamics between Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and Output in the Manufacturing Sector: The Case of Malaysia, Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 7 No.1-2, pp. 377-384. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

Chandran VGR, Veera P., Karunagaran M. & Deviga V., (2005), The Competitiveness and Specialization of Manufacturing Export: An Application of the Revealed Comparative Advantage Approach for ASEAN-5, Economic Bulletin, Vol 7, pp. 30-41. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

Chandran VGR & Veera P., (2003), Export Specialization, Concentration and Intra-Industry Trade: Evidence from Malaysia, Jurnal Akademik, Issue 3. October, pp. 99-111. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)


Politics Trumps Economics, Interface of Economics and Politics in Contemporary India, by Bimal Jalan and Pulapre Balaktishnan (Eds.), New Delhi, India: Rupa Publications, 2014, 211 pp. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Chandran VGR. 2014. World Investment Report 2011: Non- equity Modes of International Production and Development, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva, 2011, 226 pp, Institutions and Economies, 6(1): 153-156. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

Evelyn D & VGR Chandran (2017) What Does the ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative Mean for ASEAN? Asia Research News.

Evelyn D. and Chandran VGR (2017) Nutrition Labelling and the Prepackaged Food Industry in ASEAN, Asian Reserach News, 14th May 2017.

11th Malaysia Plan: How Realistic Are Its Aspirations? Malaysian Digest,11 June 2015.

A Clear Plan Will Settle Fears. The Star, 2 November, 2014.


Evelyn S. Devadason and VGR Chandran, Cross-Regional Trade-Relationship: Malaysia-Chile, Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) Bulletin, 2018, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. 

Evelyn S. Devadason and VGR Chandran, Nutrition labelling and the prepackaged food industry in ASEAN, Asia Research News, 14 May 2017. 

Evelyn S. Devadason and VGR Chandran, What Does the One Belt, One Road Initiative Mean for ASEAN? Asia Research News, 3 May 2017. 

Mubarik, Shujaat, Chandran, VGR and Devadason, Evelyn Shyamala. Proposed Framework for Assessing Human Capital: Derivation of the Human Capital Index and its Application. 

Devadason, Evelyn Shyamala and Chandran, VGR. China- Africa Trade and Investment Relations: Whither South- South Cooperation? Available at: abstract_id=2400907