Staff profile - Xuan Nguyen

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Dr Xuan Nguyen

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17798 +61 3 925 17798



Dr Xuan Nguyen works in the areas of international trade and industrial organization. He has published extensively in these areas in refereed journals such as Economics Letters, Economics of Transition, International Review of Economics and Finance, Review of International Economics, and The World Economy. Dr Nguyen co-organises the Trade and Development Workshop at Deakin University. He has served as a referee for Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, Economic Modelling, Economics of Transition, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, International Review of Economics and Finance, Japanese Economic Review, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Research in Economics, and The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development. He was a fellow of the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund, sponsored by the Tokyo Foundation.


  • Bachelor of Economics, 2000
  • Master of Arts (Economics), 2004
  • Master of Arts, International Univ. of Japan, 2006
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales, 2011
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012


Econometrics Society

Professional activities

Google Scholar


Teaching Interests


International Banking and Finance

International Trade

Subjects and units currently teaching

MPE707 International Banking and Finance

MPE709 International Banking and Finance

Student supervision

PhD student supervisions 

  • Tam Trinh
  • Robin Viser


Research projects

Current research projects

Parallel import, trade and foreign direct investment, and intellectual property rights

Financial crisis and M&A in vertical markets

FDI and quality-enhancing technology spillovers (with Hodaka Morita)

Technology spillovers, intellectual property rights, and export-platform FDI (with Arghya Ghosh and Hodaka Morita)

Public and private investment and economic growth in Vietnam (with Ha Viet Nguyen)

Research interests

International Trade

Industrial Organization

Multinational Firms & Technology Spill Overs

Research page



Nguyen, X., Chao, C-C., Sgro, P.M., and Nabin, M. (forthcoming). Cross-border travellers and parallel trade: Implications for Asian economies, The World Economy.

Nguyen, X. (2015). On the efficiency of private and state-owned enterprises in mixed markets, Economic Modelling, 50, 130-137.

Nguyen, X. (2014). Monopolistic third-degree price discrimination under vertical product differentiation, Economics Letters, 125, 153-155.

Nguyen, X., Sgro, P., and Nabin, M. (2014). Licensing under vertical product differentiation: Price vs. quantity competition, Economic Modelling, 36, 600-606.

Nabin, M., Nguyen, X., and Sgro, P. (2013). Technology transfer, quality standards, and North-South trade, Review of International Economics, 21, 783-796.

Xuan, N. and Xing, Y. (2008). Foreign direct investment and exports: The experiences of Vietnam, Economics of Transition, 16, 183-197.

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