Dr Trang My Tran

Academic (Consultant)

Department of Economics



Dr. Trang My Tran is an academic (consultant) at Monash University Malaysia. Trang completed her Ph.D. in Economics from Deakin University. Her research interests are environmental economics, international trade and applied micro-econometrics. Her current research involves environmental regulation and trade in environmental goods as well as energy efficiency effect of trade at the firm level. Prior to Ph.D., she obtained her B.Sc with double majors in Economics and Chemistry from Randolph-Macon College.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy
InstitutionDeakin University
Year awarded 2020
Bachelor of Science
InstitutionRandolph-Macon College, U.S.A.
Year awarded 2015

Areas of Expertise

1Environmental Economics
2Applied Micro-econometrics
3International Trade


Subject CodeSubject
ECW1101 Introductory Microeconomics

Scholarly Journals

*Trang My Tran (Forthcoming) "Environmental benefit gain from exporting: Evidence from Vietnam", The World Economy
*Trang My Tran & C. (Barry) Pfitzner (2017) “Are Cities in Vietnam Distributed According to Zipf?”, Journal of Economics and Development Studies, 1(5), 1-21.

Local Grants

Title XX
Investigators Associate Professor Grace HY Lee (PI)
Funding Period September 2019 – August 2021
Funding Body/Organisation Ministry of Higher Education - Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)

Current Supervision

Student XX
Title Women Empowerment and Intrahousehold Decision Making: Evidence from Experimental Examinations in Rural Bangladesh (PhD)

Completed Supervision

Student XX
Title Improving student outcomes using advice-giving as a motivational nudge
Awarding University Monash University

International Award

Award NameGregory Chow Best Paper Honorable Mention
Awarding BodyChinese Economists Society
Year of award 2021
Project TitleDoes High-Speed Rail Improve Air Quality alongside Intercity Highways? (with Bo Yu and Wang-Sheng Lee)