Current HDR students, dissertation information and supervisors

Ramazan Bora 

Project Title: Distributive politics, institutions and political competition 

Supervisors: Professor Alicia RambaldiDr Haishan Yuan 

Contact: s4669631@student.uq.edu.au

Alicia Bubb

Alicia Bubb

 

Project Title: Essays on the Optimal Taxation of Couples

Supervisors: Dr Andres Bellofatto, Associate Professor Begona Dominguez

Contact: s4407337@student.uq.edu.au

Diego Carrasco

Diego Carrasco

 

Project title:   Essays on Microeconomic Theory

Supervisors:   Emeritus Professor Andy McLennan, Dr Shino Takayama, Dr Allan Hernandez Chanto 

Publications:

  • Health shocks and the added worker effect: a life cycle approach (with C Acuña, H Acuña) Journal of Applied Economics, 2019
  • "Primaries, Strategic Voters and Heterogenous Valences," (with Shino Takayama, Yuki Tamura and Terrence Yeo), Discussion Papers Series 605, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2020

Contact: s4522205@student.uq.edu.au , https://sites.google.com/view/dcarrasco 

Salonkara Chaudhuri 

HDR student - Salonkara Chaudhuri

Project title: Essays on natural disaster and labour market

Supervisors: Professor Flavio Menezes, Dr Metin Uyanik, Dr Satoshi Tanaka 

Contact: s4571540@student.uq.edu.au

Publications

  • Chaudhuri, S., Mahata, S., & Chaudhuri, S. (2021). Covid-19 Disaster and employment generation program in a developing economy. Journal of Social and Economic Development. DOI: 10.1007/s40847-021-00171-z
  • Chaudhuri, S., & Chaudhuri, S. (2019). Foreign direct investment and credit market reform in a developing economy: Could these be alternative policies? International Review of Economics & Finance, 62(C), 321-331. DOI: 10.1016/j.iref.2019.03.011
  • Chaudhuri, S., Roychowdhury, S., & Chaudhuri, S. (2019). Gender-based wage inequality and economic liberalism in the presence of endogenous supply of female labour. Indian Economic Review, 54(2019), 239–260. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41775-019-00050-9

Aarushi Dhingra

Aarushi Dhingra

 

Project title:  Three essays on health economics and health shocks: IVF policy change implications 

Supervisors: Professor Brenda GannonProfessor Luke Connelly & Professor Gita Mishra 

Contact: s4442715@student.uq.edu.au

Patrick Duenow 

Project title: Uncertainty, learning and growth dynamics in export markets

Supervisors: Professor Luke Connelly, Professor KK Tang, Professor Stephen Birch 

Contact: s4339494@student.uq.edu.au

Kieran Gibson

Kieran Gibson

 

Project title:  Understanding the system of reciprocity

Supervisors:  Dr Vera te Velda,  Dr Priscilla Man

Contact: s4436748@student.uq.edu.au

Sembukutti Arachchige Bhagya Gunawardena

Project title: Peer effects in education - ability, incentives, information, and gender 

Supervisors: Associate Professor Lana Friesen, Dr Rigissa Megalokonomou, Dr Kenan Kalayci 

Contact: s4521039@student.uq.edu.au

Yuancheng (Ryan) Han

Yuancheng (Ryan) Han

 

Project title:  The effects of change in weather on Australian agricultural production 

Supervisors:  Dr Satoshi TanakaDr Jorge Miranda-Pinto, Professor Begona Dominguez 

Contact: s4465413@student.uq.edu.au

Zin Yau Heng

Project title: Interrelationship between activities of social media and the stock market 

Supervisors: Dr Tien Man, Dr Carlos Oyarzun, Dr Henry Leung 

Contact: s4511612@student.uq.edu.au

Kim Hoye

Project title: Efficiency analysis of electricity networks 

Supervisors: Dr Christiern Rose, Professor Alicia Rambaldi 

Contact: s4099636@student.uq.edu.au

Ali Furkan Kalay

Project title: Essays on administrative data methodologies

Supervisors: Dr Christiern RoseProfessor Alicia N. Rambaldi

Contact: s4562536@student.uq.edu.au

Aarushi Kapoor 

Project title: Technology regulation in the macroeconomy: robots and artificial intelligence 

Supervisors: Professor Begona Dominguez, Dr Antonio Bellofatto, Dr Sourabh Paul 

Contact: s4604785@student.uq.edu.au

Pimwilai Kijjanapanich

HDR student - Pimwilai Kijjanapanich

Project title: Asymmetric Information in Credence Goods and Expert (Markets: Reputation, Uncertainty, and Second Opinions)

Supervisors: Dr Carlos Oyarzun, Associate Professor Lana Friesen, Dr Priscilla Man, Dr Metin Uyanik, Dr Alexandros Karakostas

Contact: s4549858@student.uq.edu.au

Ryan Leung 

Project title: Copula models under high dimensionality 

Supervisors: Dr Mohamad Khaled, Professor Alicia Rambaldi 

Contact: ryan.leung@uq.net.au

Yunlong Liu

Project title: Designing a robust blockchain mechanism in the presence of information asymmetry

Supervisors: Professor Claudio Mezzetti and Dr Shino Takayama

Contact: s4495820@student.uq.edu.au

Yuqing Liu 

Yuqing Liu - HDR student on campus at St Lucia UQ

Project title: Essays on financial crises and market manipulation

Supervisors: Dr Shino Takayama, Dr Jorge Miranda Pinto, Emeritus Professor Andrew McLennan 

Contact: s4520846@student.uq.edu.au

Abigail Lloyd 

Project title: Exploring the complex relationships between pre-existing conditions and cancer diagnosis in an ageing population 

Supervisors: Professor Stephen Birch, Professor Anne Spencer 

Contact: s4650913@student.uq.edu.au

Timothy Ludlow 

Project title: Empirical essay in applied health economics 

Supervisors: Professor KK Tang, Dr Christiern Rose, Dr Jonas Fooken 

Contact: s4297707@student.uq.edu.au

Daniel Maggacis 

Project title: A game theoretic analysis of the OECD's use of competition in the international tax domain 

Supervisors: Associate Professor Jeffrey Kline 

Contact: s4233634@student.uq.edu.au

Kopal Mathur 

Project title: Talent allocation in the Indian economy: measurement and policy implications 

Supervisors: Dr Antonio Bellofatto, Dr Sourabh Paul, Dr Jorge Miranda Pinto 

Contacts4624666@student.uq.edu.au

Keshini Muthukuda 

Project title: Use of e-health devices, privacy and the risk of personal health data breaches

Supervisors: Professor Claudio Mezzetti, Dr Haishan Yuan

Contacts4675433@student.uq.edu.au

Bao Hoang Nguyen

Bao Hoang Nguyen

 

Project title:  Advanced methodologies in efficiency analysis: novel developments and applications to public hospitals in Queensland, Australia

Supervisors:  Professor Valentin Zelenyuk, Professor Robin Sickles

Publications:

  • Journal Article: Nguyen, Bao Hoang and Zelenyuk, Valentin (2021). Aggregate efficiency of industry and its groups: the case of Queensland public hospitals. Empirical Economics. doi: 10.1007/s00181-020-01994-1

Contacts4407109@student.uq.edu.au

Dao Nguyen Dinh

Dao Nguyen Dinh

 

Project title:  The economics of child health: Determinants of child physical and mental health and their long-term consequences.

Supervisors:   Professor Luke ConnellyProfessor Stephen Birch

Publications:

  • Nguyen, D.D., Zhang, X. and Nguyen, T.H. (2021), "The gender wage gap and the presence of foreign firms in Vietnam: evidence from unconditional quantile regression decomposition", Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JES-10-2020-0506
  • Dao, N. D. (2020). Does the microcredit intervention change the life of the low- and middle-income households in rural Vietnam? Evidence from panel data. World Development Perspectives, 20(August), 100259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2020.100259
  • Dao, N. D. (2020). Determinants of Vietnam’s rice and coffee exports: using stochastic frontier gravity model. Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, https://doi.org/10.1108/JABES-05-2020-0054

Contacts4675115@student.uq.edu.au

Hong Ngoc Nguyen 

Project title: Demand uncertainty and efficiency in the provision of public services 

Supervisors: Professor Christopher O'Donnell, Professor Valentin Zelenyuk 

Contacts4509439@student.uq.edu.au

Thi Thao Nguyen 

Project title: Essays in welfare economics 

Supervisors: Dr Kim Nguyen, Professor Jason Pole 

Contacts4383194@student.uq.edu.au

Matthew Oancea

Project title: Investing in health as a pathway to improved economic performance

Supervisors: Professor Stephen Birch, Dr Przemyslaw Sowa 

Contacts4584570@student.uq.edu.au

Ella Sellwood 

Project title: The social cost of Australia's offshore asylum policies 

Supervisors: Dr David Smerdon, Professor John Quiggin 

Contacts4293066@student.uq.edu.au

Christopher Shadforth 

Project title: How do we make decisions with probabilistic information?: Negotiating environmental impacts & resource development 

Supervisors: Professor Daniel Zizzo, Associate Professor Lana Friesen, Dr Luk Peeters 

Contacts4273500@student.uq.edu.au

Yumeng Tong

Project title: Developing an integrated model to evaluate economic and social change in rural Queensland

Supervisors: Emeritus Professor John Mangan, Professor Christopher O'Donnell 

Contact: s4475349@student.uq.edu.au

Kieu My Tran

Project title:  Economics of ageing, health outcomes and workforce planning 

Supervisors:  Professor Brenda GannonProfessor Stephen BirchDr Chistiern Rose

Publications:

Home care providers in Queensland: exploratory data analysis using My Aged Care platform. Tran, My and Gannon, Brenda (2020). Home care providers in Queensland: exploratory data analysis using My Aged Care platform. Australian Economic Review, 53 (4), 598-604. doi: 10.1111/1467-8462.12398.

Contacts4342148@student.uq.edu.au

Elcin Tuzel

Elcin Tuzel

 

Project title:  Gender gap in labor market and the effect of education

Supervisors:  Dr Rigissa Megalokonomou, Professor KK Tang, Dr Do Won Kwak

Contacts4570792@student.uq.edu.au

Nicholas Umashev

Nicholas Umashev

 

Project title: The causes and consequences of antisocial behaviour

Supervisors: Professor Daniel Zizzo, Dr Carlos Oyarzun, Dr Alexandros Karakostas

Contact: s4357529@student.uq.edu.au

Jordan von Hippel 

Project title: Gender and competitiveness: the roles of risk and confidence

Supervisor: Dr David Smerdon, Dr Vera te Velde 

Contacts4650662@student.uq.edu.au

Han Wang 

Project title: Socioeconomic status and purchase of soda in the United States: the role of consumers preference and in-store promotion

Supervisor: Professor KK Tang, Dr Dong-Hyuk Kim 

Contact: s4520323@student.uq.edu.au

Zhichao Wang

Zhichao Wang

 

Project title:  Improving productivity: theory and application to Australian hospitals.

Supervisors:  Professor Valentin Zelenyuk, Emeritus Professor Prasada Rao

Contacts4598711@student.uq.edu.au

Aaron Yenis Martinez 

Project title: Countries' strategies while decarbonising the electricity sector

Supervisors: Associate Professor Ian MacKenzie, Dr Metin Uyanik, Professor Flavio Menezes 

Contacts4497968@student.uq.edu.au

Ni Ying 

Project title: Fast and accurate Variational Bayesian methods for high-dimensional TVP-VAR models

Supervisors: Professor Rodney Strachan, Dr Eric Eisenstat 

Contacts4505818@student.uq.edu.au

Yi Zhang 

Project title: Essays in the  economics of education

Supervisors: Dr Rigissa Megalokonomou, Dr Haishan Yuan, Dr Satoshi Tanaka 

Contacts4404851@student.uq.edu.au

Nesanthan Srianandarajah

Project title: Market design of electricity markets as they transition to high shares of renewables

Supervisors: Professor Flavio Menezes and Dr. Archie Chapman 

Publications:

Srianandarajah, N., Wilson, S. J., & Chapman, A. C. (2022). From green to amber: is Australia's National Electricity Market signalling a financial warning for wind and solar power?. Energy Policy167, 113052. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2022.113052

Contacts4534618@student.uq.edu.au