MA degree in Development Economics (Vietnam-Netherlands Program)
BEng degree in Computer Science (VNU)
microeconometrics, labour economics, international trade
Dr Toan Nguyen is currently a PostDoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Population Research, University of Queensland and BCEC Research Affiliate. Toan was Research Associate at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre from 2019 to 2020, and formerly inaugural PhD student at the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. Prior to taking up his BCEC PhD Scholarship in 2015, Toan worked as a senior software engineer in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, developing software applications for financial and healthcare sectors. He completed his MA degree in Development Economics (MDE) at the Vietnam-Netherlands Programme, and before that, BEng degree in Computer Science at the Vietnam National University.
Toan’s PhD dissertation examined the causes and effects of immigration on the Australian economy, and he has published in highly ranking international journals such as the European Economic Review, Social Science and Medicine, and The World Economy. His policy reports were featured in The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, SBS, The West Australian, and The Age. He has secured several grants and is currently serving as an independent consultant for French Development Agency (AFD).