Huong Tran



Research School of Economics

Associate Lecturer in Economics
Phone number
+61 2 612 57366
Room 1114, Copland Bld (24)
Research areas

Macroeconomics; Energy economics; Environmental economics; Development economics; Econometrics.


Huong Tran is an Associate Lecturer in Economics.  Her research interests span renewable energy, the environment, and international trade in environmental goods. Huong is particularly interested in how policy measures are made to promote free trade in environmental goods among countries. Previously, Huong has also researched environmental goods of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation member countries, the impact of trade in environmental goods on the environment, and the politics behind tariffs and non-tariffs barriers on environmental goods.

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Research publications

Kalirajan K, Tran HTT, Liu YC, et al. Scaling up private investment in low carbon energy systems through regional cooperation: Effective trade policy measures. Resources and Environmental Economics, 2019, 1(2): 80-88.

Tran, HTT., Kalirajan, K. (2018), “Is environmental goods trade beneficial for the environmental performance of the concerned countries?”, CCEP Working Paper 1808, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University.

Tran, HTT., Kalirajan, K. (2018), “APEC’s exports of environmental goods: an exploratory analysis of performance”, CCEP Working Paper 1806, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University. 

Pham, KT. Nguyen DC. and Tran, HTT. (2015) “Functional characteristics of Low carbon energy systems and need for regional cooperation in Viet Nam” in “Low-carbon Energy System and Green Growth in Asia”, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham.


Huong Tran is the head tutor for the following current courses:

ECON1102 Macroeconomics 1

ECON8069 Business Economics 

ECON2102 Macroeconomics 2

ECON 1101 Microeconomics 1

EMET1101 Foundations of Economics and Financial Models – Head  Tutor