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Dr Sidney Lung

PhD (VU), BBus (Hons Intel Trade) (VU)

Senior Lecturer, College of Business

Sidney joined the College as a permanent senior lecturer in 2007. Since then, he has taught and coordinated in a range of business, economics, quantitative, risk analysis and economic research units in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research interests include international economics, econometrics of panel data, tourism and environmental economics.

Key publications


Liddle, B. and Lung, S. (2010) Age-structure, urbanization, and climate change in developed countries: Revisiting STIRPAT for disaggregated population and consumption-related environmental impacts. Population and Environment, 31(5). pp. 317-343

Conference papers

Lung, S.M. and Gunawardana, P.J. (2009) Does International Migration Stimulate International Trade? An Empirical Study of Asian Migration and Trade in Australia. Pan-Pacific Conference XXVI, Strategic Innovation through Collaboration and Convergence, Shenzhen, China

Liddle, B. and Lung, S. (2008) Why Fuel Prices Differ Revisited: Does Fuel Demand Explain Fuel Taxes in OECD/Democratic Countries? The 2nd International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) Asian Conference, Energy Security and Economic Development under Environmental Constraints in the Asia/Pacific Region, Perth, Australia

McCrohan, D., Lung, S. and Bergami, R. (2004) International Student Flows and Trade Stimulation: The Australia – Thailand Perspective. Bangkok International Conference, Applied Business Research, Bangkok, Thailand

McCrohan, D. and Lung, S. (2001) The Long Term Economic Impact of Thai Overseas Students on Australia/Thailand Bilateral Trade Flows. The 1st Apheit International Conference, Trends in Higher Education and Benchmarking, Bangkok, Thailand


Areas of expertise

  • Econometrics of panel data
  • International economics
  • Linear programming

Contact details

+61 3 9919 4427