Dr Siah Kim Lan, Audrey

Department Coordinator, Lecturer

Department of Economics

audrey.siah@monash.edu
603 5514 5690
Room 6-5-22

 
 

Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan is a lecturer of economics and coordinator of the Department of Economics with Monash University Malaysia. Audrey has over  ten years of teaching experience in the field of Economics. She has taught courses in economics to undergraduate and post-graduate students. Her principal areas of interest are international economics, labour economics and social economics. She has supervised honours and PhD students in these areas. Her research findings have been presented at international conferences and published in high ranked international journals. Prior to her academic profession, she was a manager in a building materials firm. Audrey also has experience in the marketing sector.

Academic Qualifications

General Certificate of Higher Education (GCHE)
Institution Monash University
Year awarded 2015
Doctor of Philosophy, Economics
Institution University Putra Malaysia
Year awarded 2010
Master of Economics
Institution University Putra Malaysia
Year awarded 2004
Bachelor of Economics (Hons)
Institution University Putra Malaysia
Year awarded 2002

Membership in Associations and International Bodies

Name of Association/International Body Persatuan Ekonomi Malaysia
Role Ordinary member
Duration of membership Life

Areas of Expertise

1 International Economics
2 Labour Economics
3 Development Economics

Teaching

Subject CodeSubject
ECW2731 Managerial Economics
ECW3301 Case Studies in International Trade

Book Chapters

*Siah, A.K.L. (2019). “Chapter 3: Demand and Supply” Principles of Economics, SJ Learning, 1st Edition. ISBN 978-967-13440-7-1 (hardback) and ISBN 978-967-13440-8-8 (paperback).
*Siah, A.K.L. (2019). “Chapter 4: Elasticity and Its Application” Principles of Economics, SJ Learning, 1st Edition. ISBN 978-967-13440-7-1 (hardback) and ISBN 978-967-13440-8-8 (paperback).
*Siah, A.K.L. (2019). “Chapter 5: Supply, Demand and Government Policies” Principles of Economics, SJ Learning, 1st Edition. ISBN 978-967-13440-7-1 (hardback) and ISBN 978-967-13440-8-8 (paperback).
* Lee, G.H.Y. & Siah, A.K.L. (2019). “Chapter 20: Monitoring Unemployment and Inflation” Principles of Economics, SJ Learning, 1st Edition. ISBN 978-967-13440-7-1 (hardback) and ISBN 978-967-13440-8-8 (paperback).
*Siah, A. K.L., and Yusop, Z. (2008). AFTA dan Corak Perdagangan Intra di Kalangan Lima Negara ASEAN. Pembangunan Wilayah dan Alam Sekitar: Cabaran dalam Merealisasikan Rancangan Malaysia ke Sembilan, Bab 18, 339-354.

Scholarly Journals

*Siah, K.L., & Lee, G.H.Y. (2015). Female Labour Force Participation, Infant Mortality and Fertility in Malaysia, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol 20 (4), pp. 613-629. (ERA listing: A)
* Bomhoff, E.J., & Siah, A.K.L. (2019). The relationship between income, religiosity and health: Their effects on life satisfaction. Personality and Individual Differences Vol 144: pp. 168-173. (ABDC listing: A)

Practitioner Journals

*Siah, K.L, Choong, CK, and Yusop, Z. (2009). “AFTA and the Intra-Trade Patterns among ASEAN-5 Economies: Trade Enhancing or Trade Inhibiting?” International Journal of Economics and Finance 1 (1): 117-126.
* Yong, C.C, Tey, P.L, Ooi, K.B, and Siah, K.L. (2009). “Science and Technology Policy management in China”, Journal of Technology Management in China 4 (1), 85-97.
*Siah, K.L, Yusop,  Z., and Law, S.H. (2008). “China and ASEAN-5 Bilateral Trade Relationship”, Sunway Academic Journal 4, 85-99.
*Siah, K.L. and Choong, C.K. (2008). “The Demand for International Reserves in ASEAN-Five Economies: An Application of the ARDL Model”, The IUP Journal of Industrial Economics V(2), 7-20.
* Yong, C.C, Siah, K.L, Tey, P.L, and Ooi, K.B. (2008). “Times Series Analysis on Factors Influencing Saving Rate is Malaysia”, The IUP University Journal of Financial Economics 6 (4), 50-61.

Conference Proceedings

* Majid, A., Chew, E.Y.T., Siah, A.K.L., & Tham, T.L. (2019, 7-9 January). Revisiting the social contract in Malaysia in connection with the 14th General Election. Paper presented at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) Doctoral Consortium and Annual Symposium, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
* Majid, A., Yogamalar, S., Siah, A.K.L., Tong, J.L.Y & Borrowman, L. (2019, 7-9 January). The newly recognized torts of harassment and sexual harassment in Malaysia. Paper presented at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) Doctoral Consortium and Annual Symposium, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
* Tong, J.L.Y., Majid, A., Siah, A.K.L., Atay, E. (2019, 7-9 January). The persistence of workplace gender discrimination: An examination of Malaysia through the lens of institutional logics. Paper presented at the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) Doctoral Consortium and Annual Symposium, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
* Koh, S.G.M., & Siah, A.K.L. (2017, 26-27 September). Demystifying the long run relationship between energy consumption and trade in Malaysia. Paper presented at the ADBI - World Economy Workshop on Globalization and Environment, Tokyo, Japan.
* Abeynayake, P.B., Leeves, G.D., & Siah, A.K.L. (2016, 15-16 December). Job Informality, Income and Internal Migration Evidence from Indonesia. Paper presented at the Urbanization in Asia: Economic and Social Consequences Conference organised by Asian Develoment Bank Institute: Seoul, Republic of Korea.
* Abeynayake, P.B., Leeves, G.D., & Siah, A.K.L. (2016, 5-6 November). Job-search methods, sector of employment and labour market outcomes of Indonesian internal migrants. Paper presented at the 15th International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association Conference: Bandung, Indonesia.
*Siah, A.K.L., Lee, G. H.Y., Trakic, A., Thanasegaran, H., & Inthiran, A. (2015, 1-3 February). The Effect of using open and/or Close Book Assessments on Student Learning: A Social Demographic Study. Paper presented at 3rd Dubai International Conference in Higher Education, Knowledge Village, Dubai.
*Siah, A.K.L. (2014, 19-24 July). Judging Democracy Worldwide. Paper presented at the 23rd World Congress in Political Science (IPSA 2014), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
*Siah, A.K.L., & Lee, G.H.Y. (2013, 19-21 December). International Symposium Social Sciences (TISSS 2013). The Causal Relationship among Malaysian Infant Mortality, Fertility and Female Labour Supply. Paper presented at Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong.
* International Symposium Social Sciences (TISSS 2013). “The Causal Relationship among Malaysian Infant Mortality, Fertility and Female Labour Supply” at Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong in December 19-21, 2013

External Grants

Title An Integrated Framework of Malaysian Happiness Index
Investigators Dr. Choon Shay Wei (Principle investigator), Associate Prof. Ong Hway Boon, Associate Prof. Tan Siow Hooi, Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan, Dr. Tan Siow Kian, Mr. Goh Han Hwa
Funding Period Jul 2014 - Jun 2016
Funding Body/Organisation MOSTI - Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Title Female Labour Force Participation, Infant Mortality and Fertility in Malaysia
Investigators Audrey Siah Kim Lan (Principle investigator)
Grace Lee Hooi Yean
Eduard Bomhoff          
Funding Period 19 August 2013 to 18 August 2014
Funding Body/Organisation MOSTI - Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)

Local Grants

Title In-utero Maternal Stress and It Long-Term Effects on Socioeconomic and Health: Earthquakes as Natural
Investigators Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan (Principle investigator) Dr. Habibur M. Rahman
Funding Period Oct 2018 - Oct 2019
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, Global Asia in the 21st Century (GA21)
Title The enabling Ecosystem that Impact the Economic Development among Marginalized groups in Malaysia:A Case Study of the Indigenous Group in Pulau Indah
Investigators Dr. Sharon Koh Geok May (Principle investigator) Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan
Funding Period Oct 2018 - Oct 2019
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, Global Asia in the 21st Century (GA21)
Title Diversification of Livelihood among the Rural Poor: A Case Study of the Indigenous Group in Pulau Indah
Investigators Dr. Sharon Koh Geok May (Principle investigator) Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan
Funding Period Feb 2018 - Nov 2018
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, Seed Funding 2018
Title Institutions for Sustainable Marine Fisheries Governance in Malaysia
Investigators Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan (Principle investigator) Dr. Sharon Koh Geok May
Funding Period Jan 2017 - Dec 2017
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, Seed Funding 2017
Title Enhancing better teaching from a content-based approach to a context-based approach
Investigators Associate Prof. Grace Lee Hooi Yean (Principle investigator) Associate Prof. Erte Xiao Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan Dr. Uma Devi Jogulu
Funding Period Aug 2016 - Aug 2017
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, Better Teaching Better Learning (BTBL) Education Grant
Title Are Government Followers Happier than Opposition?
Investigators Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan (Principle investigator)
Funding Period Jan 2016 - Jan 2017
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, Seed Funding
Title Gender Roles Attitudes and Childbearing Decision
Investigators Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan (Principle investigator)
Funding Period Jan 2016 - Jan 2017
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, Seed Funding
Title Trade Openness, Financial Deepening, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development: Examining The Linkages for South and East Asia
Investigators Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan (Principle investigator)
Funding Period Nov 2014 - Nov 2015
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, SETA Seed Funding
Title Family ties, gender inequality and female labour supply decision in Malaysia
Investigators Associate Prof. Grace Lee Hooi Yean (Principle investigator) Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan
Funding Period Mar 2014 - Feb 2015
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, SETA Seed Funding
Title Female Labour Force Participation, Infant Mortality and Fertility in Malaysia
Investigators Dr. Audrey Siah Kim Lan (Principle investigator) Associate Prof. Grace Lee Hooi Yean
Funding Period Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia, SETA Seed Funding

Current Supervision

Student Liew Yit Wey
Title Estimating the Impact of Transportation Infrastructure: Evidence from Malaysia (BBusCom Honours); 2019
Awarding University Monash University
Student Malshika Lakshani Chandrasiria
Title Fertility Decision in the Wake of Earthquakes: Experimental Evidence from Indonesia (BBusCom Honours); 2019
Awarding University Monash University

Completed Supervision

Student Aaron Alexander Tan
Title Does Investor Protection Mitigates the association between Oil Price Changes and Firm Performance? Some International Evidence (Master of International Business: Research Pathway -2018)
Awarding University Monash University
Student Pamudi B Senadheerage
Title International Migration and Well-Being: Evidence from Indonesia (Conferred the award of PhD on 13-Sep- 2018
Awarding University Monash University
Student Zau Pek Ying
Title The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Income Inequality: Does the Relationship Vary with Institutional Quality? (BBusCom Honours); 2016
Awarding University Monash University
Student Cecilia Marlina
Title The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Income Inequality: Does the Relationship Vary with Institutional Quality? (BBusCom Honours); 2016
Awarding University Monash University

International Award

Award Name Travel Grant: World Economy Workshop on Globalization and Environment held in Tokyo, Japan
Awarding Body Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Year of award 2017
Project Title Demystifying the long run relationship between energy consumption and trade in Malaysia. (Koh, S.G.M & Siah, A.K.L.)
Award Name Travel Grant: Workshop on Urbanization in Asia: Economic and Social Consequences held in Seoul, Korea.
Awarding Body Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Year of award 2016
Project Title Job Informality, Income and Internal Migration Evidence from Indonesia (Senadheerage, P.B., Leeves, G., & Siah, A.K.L)
Award Name Travel Grant: Dubai – 3rd Dubai International Conference in Higher Education held in Knowledge Village, Dubai, U.A.E
Awarding Body Michigan State University, Dubai
Year of award 2015
Project Title The Effect of using open and/or Close Book Assessments on Student Learning: A Social Demographic Study (Siah, A.K.L., Trakic, A., Lee, G.H.Y., Thanasegaran, H., and Inthiran, A)

Local Award

Award Name 2nd Runner Up at the Research Innovation, Commercialisation & Entrepreneurship Showcase MMU
Awarding Body Multimedia University
Year of award 2017
Project Title Integrated Happiness Framework for Malaysia
Award Name Bronze Medal at the Exhibition of Invention, Research & Innovation UPM.
Awarding Body University Putra Malaysia
Year of award 2009
Project Title AFTA and the Intra-Trade Patterns among ASEAN-5 Economies: Trade Enhancing or Trade Inhibiting
Award Name Best Student in Academic Field
Awarding Body University Putra Malaysia
Year of award 2002
Project Title The Effect of using open and/or Close Book Assessments on Student Learning: A Social Demographic Study (Siah, A.K.L., Trakic, A., Lee, G.H.Y., Thanasegaran, H., and Inthiran, A)
Award Name Dean’s List Honors (CGPA of 3.75 and above)
Awarding Body University Putra Malaysia
Year of award Every trimester from 1999 - 2002
Project Title NA