People

Directorship

Professor Alberto Posso

Alberto Posso is a Professor of Economics specialising in international development, focusing on labour markets, international trade, education, health, migration, wages, employment, inequality, and poverty.

Dr Sefa Awaworyi Churchill

Dr Awaworyi Churchill is an applied economist.

Professor Bob Baulch | CID Vietnam-Node, Director

Bob is a professor of economics in the School of Business and Management at RMIT Vietnam's South Saigon Campus.

Members

Professor Simon Feeny

Simon Feeny is professor in RMIT's School of Economics, Finance and Marketing.

Associate Professor Bilgehan Karabay

Bilgehan Karabay is an Associate Professor in the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT.

Dr Meg Elkins

Meg Elkins is a lecturer with the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing with research interests in development economics, public policy evaluation, well-being and poverty.

Dr Ankita Mishra

Ankita Mishra is a lecturer with the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing with research interests in development economics and applied Macroeconomic Time Series Analysis.

Dr Vicki Little

Dr Vicki Little is a Senior Lecturer and Program Manager Engagement at RMIT Vietnam. She is a macro marketer, with an industry background in advertising and corporate marketing. Her research focuses on the grand challenge of climate change by focusing on transformative change in human provisioning systems. She works with teams of colleagues in Australasia, the US and Europe on multiple projects directed at supporting sustainability-oriented innovation, sustainable livelihoods and marketing curriculum change.

Dr Anna Zhu

Dr Zhu is a Senior Lecturer of economics at RMIT University and lead investigator on an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant looking at the intergenerational impacts of welfare reform. Her research aims to understand how social and economic policies impact on the lives of individuals. She has over 10 years of experience leveraging large datasets and applying statistical tools to disentangle correlation from causation. Her current research focuses on issues at the intersection of machine learning, econometrics and social policy.

Associate Professor Trung Q. Nguyen

Associate Professor Trung Q. Nguyen is the Head of Department of Management, School of Business and Management, RMIT University and currently leads a research cluster on managing smart transformation. Prior to his position at RMIT Vietnam, he worked at FPT and Open University. His research interests include managing digital transformation, smart cities, digital government and development economics.

Professor Janet Roitman

Janet Roitman is Honorary Professor at RMIT University and University Professor at The New School in New York. She directs the Platform Economies Research Center and is an executive member of the Digital Ethnography Research Center at RMIT. Her current research on platform economies focuses on the role of digital technologies in emergent and frontier financial ecosystems. This research investigates fintech platforms as potential sources of standardised actionable data, the development of new asset classes and domestic capital markets in Africa.

Dr Daniel Borer

Dr. Daniel is a Swiss economics and business graduate from Basel University, Switzerland, and the LSE. He is an active researcher in economic market inefficiencies with practical relevance, recording several publications He has worked in the banking sector as well as for a social and economic development NGO in South America. He teaches economics and business at RMIT University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam while serving as Program Manager of Global Business in RMIT Melbourne.

  • Chung Phan
  • Devmali Perera
  • Nhung Vu Thi Hong
  • Richard Ramasawak
  • Seng Kiong
  • Kok Trung
  • Nguyen Tung
  • Bui Duy
  • Rashmi Arora (external)
  • Dr Samuel Zhang (external)
  • Pham, Thi Thu Tra, RMIT International, Vietnam
  • Le, Thai-Ha, RMIT International, Vietnam
  • Mehwish Ghulam Ali, "Gender Preference at Birth (GPB): The Importance of Timing of Discrimination"
  • Mihaela Balan, "Systems Thinking in Foreign Aid: A New Paradigm?"
  • Ravindra Deyshappriya, "Multidimensional Poverty in Sri Lanka"
  • Giang Pham, "The Adoption and Impact of Sustainable Agricultural Practices in Vietnam"
  • Rizal Adi Prima, "Social Protection, Dishonesty and Poverty Reduction in Indonesia"
  • Ryan Sanjaya, "Conflict and Spiteful Behaviour in Indonesia"
  • Khuram Sharzad, "Exploring Performance Determinants and Evaluation Framework of Industrial Cluster-based Common Facility Centers (CFCs) in Pakistan"
  • Ngan Thanh Tran, "The Interaction between Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy to Achieve Price Stability in Emerging Market Economies"
  • Jeenat Jabbar, "Essays on Migration and Development"
  • Carlos Andres Diaz Valdivia
  • Nicholas Bodanac (MSc) Drug eradication Policies, Poverty and Displacement: The Case of Colombia
  • Liliya Gatina (PhD) The Financial Behaviour of Migrants to Australia
  • Lachlan McDonald (PhD) The Vulnerability and Resilience of Households in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands to Global Macroeconomic Shocks
  • Jigme Nidup (PhD) Essays on the Bhutanese Economy
  • Christine Tran (MSc) Determinants of Economic Growth and Genuine Progress in South Korea
  • Trinh Trong Anh (PhD) Household Well-Being In Vietnam: Impacts Of Climate Change, Climatic Shocks and Variability
  • Samuel Zhang, "Financial Development and Development Outcomes: China and the Rest of the World"

 

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.