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Hoa Nguyen

Associate Professor; Editor of Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies; Editor of PLOS ONE; Editor of ANU Press on Public Policy;


PhD in Economics (ANU), Master of International and Development Economics (ANU), Bachelor of Economics, National Economics University (Hanoi)

Contact details

Phone: +61 2 6125 8447

Room: Crawford 2.58

Hoa Nguyen is an Associate Professor and an applied economist within the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, the Crawford School of Public Policy. She is interested in analyzing economic policies in health, food security, biological security, and issues related to climate change, inequality and poverty. Her research has been published in the world’s leading international journals, including Political Analysis, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Land Economics, Ecological Economics, Economic Modelling and World Development. Hoa received her PhD from ANU. Before joining the Crawford School, she was a researcher at the Centre for Analysis and Forecasting, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.

ORCID, ResearcherID, Scopus, Google Scholar Citations, Research Gate, RePEc, SSRN and Academia pages with full text papers or email me.

Research interests

Dr. Hoa Nguyen has expertise and research interest in the following areas:

  • Poverty, inequality and household welfare
  • Food policy in transitional economies
  • Operational efficiency analysis
  • Cost and benefit analysis of health and biosecurity measures
  • Impact evaluation of government policies


Semester courses

  1. Econometric Techniques, IDEC8017: (2013 - ongoing) Masters level

  2. Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics, IDEC8015: (2015 - 2019) Masters level

  3. Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (co-teach with Long Chu), IDEC8016: (2018-2019) Masters level

Intensive and executive courses (selected)

  1. Australian Public Sector Data Skills and Capabilities for Non Data Specialists: gain fundamental data skills to support effective decision making (Criterion Conferences, 2020)

  2. Cost Benefit Analysis (ANU, 2019)

  3. Economic Literacy for Non-Economists: Data Analysis (Department of the Prime Minister, 2018)

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