Hoang Thi Hong Loc (Lucy)

PhD Candidate

Lucy selected Economics for her undergraduate study and obtained a Bachelor of Economics in 2004 with an outstanding performance. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in 2012, which was granted by the United States Department of State to study a Master by research in Public Policy at Fulbright Economics Teaching Program. The program is a joint program of the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City and the Harvard Kennedy School and later transformed into a school under the Fulbright University Vietnam starting from September 2016. Thanks to this program, She had a valuable chance to study in-depth a variety of economics subjects and models such as Applied Econometrics, Macroeconomics, and Quantitative Methods, which ultimately gives her strong foundation knowledge of the real world applications of economics subject.

She had been working as an Economics Lecturer at the College of Economics, Can Tho University since 2008. During this time, she has worked on multiple research projects and co-published many journal articles and conference proceedings with the content focusing on different economic sectors of Can Tho city, Mekong Delta Region and Vietnam.

PhD Project Title

The contribution of higher education to sustainable economic growth: evidence from Vietnam

Research Interests

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Public Policy
  • Higher education


Aspro. Pascal Tremblay (Principal (Northern Institute, College of Indigenous Futures, Arts & Society, Charles Darwin University)
Prof. Rolf Gerritsen (Northern Institute, College of Indigenous Futures, Arts & Society, Charles Darwin University)
Dr. Maneka Jayasinghe  (College of Business and Law, Charles Darwin University)

Link to Research Publications

Hoang Thi (Lucy) Hong Ioc


E: thi.hoang@students.cdu.edu.au

Casuarina Campus, Darwin