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)

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Publications & Resources

Journal Articles

Hoang Thi Hong Loc, Nguyen Quoc Nghi (2018), “The Customer’s Brand Trust For Life Insurance Services”, IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM),Vol 20, Issue 9. Ver. V, pp.38-44
Hoang Thi Hong Loc, Nguyen Quoc Nghi (2018), “Factor influencing the relationship quality between shrimp farmers and processing enterprises in the Mekong Delta”, International Journal of Business and Management Invention (IJBMI), Vol 7, Issue 9, Ver.I, pp.45-51
Hoang Thi Hong Loc, Nguyen Quoc Nghi (2014), “Theoretical framework of work motivation in public sector in Vietnam”, Journal of Science, Can Tho University, Vol.32, pp. 97-105
Nguyen Quoc Nghi, Le Thi Dieu Hien, Hoang Thi Hong Loc, Quach Hong Ngan (2011), “Evaluating job adaptability of tourism students graduating in the Mekong Delta”, Journal of Science, Can Tho University, Vol 20b, pp.217-224
Nguyen Quoc Nghi, Hoang Thi Hong Loc (2009), “Measures to attract tourists to Can Tho city”, Journal of Economic Development, University of Economics HoChiMinh City, No.181, pp.16-20

Conference Proceedings

Hoang Thi Hong Loc (2015), “Analysing factors that affect working motivation of local government officials: A case study of Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city”, Conference Proceedings: From Analysis to Discussion, Social Science Publisher, pp.152-170
Hoang Thi Hong Loc, Nguyen Quoc Nghi (2011), “Sustainable development of Vietnam economy from an aspect of income distribution”, International Scientific Conference Proceedings: Quality of economic growth in Vietnam in the period 2001-2010 and orientation to 2020, National Economics University publisher, pp.337 - 343

Hoang Thi (Lucy) Hong Ioc


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

Casuarina Campus, Darwin