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The Australian National University

Dr Chung Tran

PhD in Economics
Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Business and Economics

Areas of expertise

  • Macroeconomic Theory 140102
  • Macroeconomics (Incl. Monetary And Fiscal Theory) 140212
  • Public Economics Taxation And Revenue 140215
  • Economic Development And Growth 140202

Research interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Public Finance
  • Development 



Chung Tran's primary research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics and public economics. Much of his current work is to explore the role and implications of economic policies. Some specific research topics have included; evaluating dynamic general equilibrium effects of social insurance systems including social security and public health insurance; analyzing implications of taxation; and understanding dynamic effects of public debt, fiscal stress and fiscal austerity.

Researcher's projects

  • Foundations of macroeconomic policy
  • Implications of tax and transfer policy 
  • The macroeconomic aspects of healthcare policy
  • Ageing, fiscal reforms and dynamic effects



Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  17 August 2018 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers