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Dr Benjamin Vu

Dr Benjamin Vu
Name Benjamin Vu
Pronoun He/Him/His
Position Casual Employment
Section School of Business
Location Springfield Campus
Qualifications PhD Griffith
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Dr. Vu is a lecturer in Economics and Data Analytics at the University of Canberra (UC), Australia. His research interests are Applied Economics, Health Economics, and Energy Economics. He has published 18 journal articles in prestigious journals such as Renewable Energy, Applied Economics, Economic Analysis and Policy, and Public Health. As economic lead, he has completed seven industry/government projects in Australia and overseas. His awarded scholarships, academic research, and industry grants were over USD 345,000. He holds a PhD Degree in Economics. Before UC, he worked for Griffith University, the University of Queensland, the University of Southern Queensland, the Academy of Politics and Public Administration of Vietnam, and Consulting Firms. He possesses strong skills in tertiary teaching, desktop research, field research, economics, economic modeling, data analysis, cost-benefit analysis, economic evaluation, policy evaluation, public policy, project management, stakeholder engagement, econometrics, Stata, Eviews, SPSS, Tableau, and Power BI. Current commercial project: Community Sector Disaster Capability (CSDC) Project Mapping Tool in NSW 2024 (A$64,737.39)

Applied Economics
Health Economics
Energy Economics

1. Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Health Economics (specialty section of Frontiers in Public Health - Q2 ranked journal)
2. Professional member of the Economic Society of Australia

  • Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)

1. Teaching at USQ:

ECO1002 Market Behaviour
ECO1201 Fundamental Economics
ECO1000 Economics;
ECO2000 The Macro-economy and Business;
ECO2100 Aviation Economics
ECO3010 International Economics and Trade;
ECO2001 Business Economics;
ECO5000 Economics for Managers (MBA course);
ECO8060 The Business in the International Economy (Postgraduate course)
ECO8012 Methods for Sustainable Development (Postgraduate course)

2. Teaching at Griffith University:
1006GBS Why Money Matters
1008GBS Business Decision Making
1303AFE Economics for Decision Making
1305AFE Business Data Analysis
2313AFE Environmental and Energy Economics
3302AFE Interest Rates, Money and Central Banking
2306AFE Quantitative Methods for Business, Finance and Economics.
7011GBS Quantitative Methods (Postgraduate and Honours program)
7033MKT Evaluating Marketing Performance (Postgraduate course)
7326AFE Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy (Postgraduate course)
7008IBA Global Business Strategy (MBA course)

12 Years