Current HDR students, dissertation information and supervisors

Aarushi Dhingra

Aarushi Dhingra

 

Project title:  Essays on the Economics of Women's Health.

Supervisors: Professor Brenda Gannon; Co-Supervisors: Professor Luke Connelly & Professor Gita Mishra 

Ali Furkan Kalay

Project Title: Essays on Administrative Data Methodologies.

Supervisors: Dr Christiern Rose and Professor Alicia N. Rambaldi

Alicia Bubb

Alicia Bubb

 

Project Title: Essays on the Optimal Taxation of Couples.

Supervisors: Dr Andres Bellofatto, Associate Professor Begona Dominguez.

Anne Cumpston

Project title:  How students' resources impact their education decisions and outcomes.

Supervisors:  Associate Professor Heiko Gerlach

Bao Hoang Nguyen

Bao Hoang Nguyen

 

Project title:  Productivity and efficiency analysis in the Australian healthcare sector.

Supervisors:  Professor Valentin Zelenyuk (Principal) and Professor Robin Sickles (Associate)

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

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 Connelly; Professor Stephen Birch; Dr Ha Nguyen

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

Diego Carrasco

Diego Carrasco

 

Project title:   Essays on Microeconomic Theory.

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

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

Elcin Tuzel

Elcin Tuzel

 

Project title:  Three Essays on Student Learning Outcomes and Wellbeing.

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

Junqian (James) Li

Project title:  Multiple equilibria in credence goods market with random ending.

Supervisors:  Associate Professor Heiko Gerlach

Kieran Gibson

Kieran Gibson

 

Project title:  The Effect of Deceit on Strategic Reputation Building.

Supervisors:  Dr Priscilla Man, Dr Vera te Velda, Associate Professor Jeffrey Kline

Michelle Tran

Project title:  Ageing economics, 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.

Nicholas Umashev

Nicholas Umashev

 

Project title: The Causes and Consequences of Antisocial Behaviour.

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

Sabrina  Lenzen

Sabrina  Lenzen

 

Project title:  Microeconomic models of physical activity, cognition and health care utilization in the aging. population

Supervisors:  Professor Brenda Gannon, Dr Christiern Rose

Publications:

  • Lenzen, S., Gannon, B., & Rose, C. (2020). A dynamic microeconomic analysis of the impact of physical activity on cognition among older people. Economics & Human Biology, 39, 100933. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2020.100933

Salonkara Chaudhuri

Salonkara Chaudhuri

 

Project title:  Essays on Climate Change and Migration.

Supervisors:  Professor Flavio Menezes, Dr Satoshi Tanaka

Publications:

  • Foreign Direct Investment and Credit Market Reform in a Developing Economy: Could these be Alternative Policies? (with S. Chaudhuri), International Review of Economics and Finance, 62, 321-331. (2019) (Elsevier). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iref.2019.03.011
  • Gender-based Wage Inequality and Economic Liberalism in the presence of Endogenous Supply of Female Labour (with S. Chaudhuri and S. Roychowdhury), Indian Economic Review, 54, pages 239–260 (2019) Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41775-019-00050-9

Yuancheng (Ryan) Han

Yuancheng (Ryan) Han

 

Project title:  Essays on Spatial Macroeconomics.

Supervisors:  Dr Satoshi Tanaka; Dr Jorge Miranda-Pinto; Professor Chris O’Donnell

Yunlong Liu

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

Supervisors: Professor Claudio Mezzetti and Dr Shino Takayama

Zhichao Wang

Zhichao Wang

 

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

Supervisors:  Professor Valentin Zelenyuk, Emeritus Professor Prasada Rao

Zin Yau  Heng

Project title:  Information Transmission Strategy in the Financial Market.

Supervisors:  Dr Priscilla Man, Dr Carlos Oyarzun, Dr Henry Leung(Usyd)

Publications:

A. S. Hasanov, W.C. Poon, A.Al-Freedi, Z. Y. Heng, “Forecasting volatility in the biofuel feedstock markets in the presence of structural breaks: A comparison of alternative distribution functions” Energy Economics 70, 307-333, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2018.01.011