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Hoang Long Chu

Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy


Doctor of Philosophy (ANU) Master of International and Development Economics (ANU) Bachelor of Economics, Foreign Trade University (Hanoi)

Contact details

Phone: +61 2 6125 6557

Room: Crawford 3.41

Research interests

(Hoang) Long Chu is an applied economic modeller and data analyst within the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics. His interest is to create applied models to support sustainable decision-making, management of water and fisher resources, biosecurity and disease controls, as well as structural reforms. Long Chu is the recipient of a number of awards and honours, including the prestigious Eureka Prize in Australian science.

Associate Professor Long Chu has expertise and research interests in the following areas:

  • Operational efficiency analysis
  • Policy impact evaluation
  • Cost and benefit analysis of infrastructure
  • Cost and benefit analysis of biosecurity and disease controls
  • Balancing economic, social, and environmental objectives
  • Economics of forest management, green agriculture, low-carbon economy
  • Management of water resources
  • Management of fishery resources
  • Economic restructuring policies

Covid-19 Expertise

Long Chu has participated in a research project to estimate the effectiveness of restriction measures in response to Covid-19 in Australia. He is also leading a research team who assess the impacts of Vietnam’s economic reforms in response to emerging challenges, including pandemic and climate change.

Current research

  • Cost and benefit analysis of biosecurity and disease controls
  • Management of water resources
  • Balancing economic, social, and environmental objectives
  • Economics of forest management, green agriculture, low-carbon economy


Semester courses

  • Applied Economic Dynamics (IDEC8020 - ongoing): Masters/PhD
  • Masters Microeconomics (IDEC8064 - ongoing) : Masters/PhD
  • Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics (IDEC8015 2010-2013): Masters
  • Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (IDEC8016 2018-2019): Masters

Intensive courses (selected)

  • Cost Benefit Analysis for Infrastructure Projects (ANU, 2019)
  • Foresight scenario modelling (WorldFish - Penang, 2019)
  • Statistics for Policy Analysis and Reports (ANU, 2019)
  • Decision-making: Using Statistics (Department of Education, 2018)
  • Applied Models for Fishery Management (Australian Awards Africa Course, 2016-2017)
  • Introduction to CGE modeling for Policy Analysis (Restructure for a more competitive Vietnam project, 2015)
  • Applied Econometric Models (National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute of Laos, 2015)
  • Econometrics for Policy Analysis (Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, 2015)
  • Quantitative Methods in Economics for Biosecurity Measures (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, 2011)
  • Introductory Academic Program Microeconomics and Macroeconomics: Masters and Graduate Diploma (ANU, 2006-2009).

Invited lectures (selected)

  • Data analysis in R
  • Applications of Neural Networks to Environmental Economics.
  • CGE Modeling for Policy Impact Evaluation.
  • Economics for Biosecurity Measures and Evaluation Methods.
  • Valuing Biosecurity: An Application of Choice Modelling.

PhD supervision

Awards (selected)

  • Outstanding Contribution to Community and Comprehensive Partnership between Australian and Vietnam 2014 (Embassy of Vietnam in Australia)
  • Notable Mention for Teaching Excellence Award 2014 (College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU)
  • National Eureka Prize for Water Research and Innovation 2011 (Press release, [PDF,78KB])
  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) 2006-2009
  • Helen Hughes prize for the top rank in International and Development Economics 2004 (ANU)

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