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Dr Hui Shi
Postgraduate Research Fellow
Phone number:
(03) 9919 1215
Email address:
hui.shi@vu.edu.au

Qualifications
B.S. Econ, Hunan Univ S&T; M.S. Ind Econ, Hunan Univ of Science and Technology; PhD Econ, Monash
 

Professional experience
Dr Hui Shi joined VISES in mid- 2014. After completing a PhD in Economics in 2011 at Monash University, Hui worked as an economist in REMPLAN, specialising in regional economic modelling. She has undertaken several projects in economic impact assessment and cost benefit analysis. She is currently working on modelling the economic and social returns from interventions to reduce mortality and morbidity from non-communicable diseases and mental disorders.

Hui has a strong interest in theoretical economic modelling and econometric analysis. She has applied her expertise in regional economic development, tourism promotion, and health intervention. Current research includes applied economics in health and education, public policy and microeconomic theory.
 

Publications

Journal articles

Hui Shi and Chuhui Li 2014, ‘Tourism promotion, increasing returns and domestic welfare’, The World Economy, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 995-1015.

Shi, H. 2012, ‘The efficiency of government promotion of inbound tourism: The case of Australia’, Economic Modelling, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 2711-18.

Shi, H. and Smyth, R. 2012, ‘Economies of scale in the Australian tourism industry’, Applied Economics, vol. 44, no. 33, pp. 4355-67.

Han, S.F., Xiang, G.C. and Shi, H. 2007, ‘An appropriate extension and evaluation of Yang-Ng indirect pricing theory’, System Engineering, vol. 25, no. 6, in Chinese.

Tian, Y.H. and Shi, H. 2006, ‘The contractual nature of family and a contractual governance pattern study of medium and small sized family enterprises in China’, Journal of Hunan University of Science and Technology (social sciences edition), vol. 9, no. 3, in Chinese.
 

Research reports

Sweeny, K. and Shi, H. 2015, ‘The Economic Cost of Serious Mental Illness and Co-morbidities in Australia and New Zealand’, report prepared for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and The Australian Health Policy Collaboration, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.