Dr Hui Shi
Postgraduate Research Fellow
(03) 9919 1215
B.S. Econ, Hunan Univ S&T; M.S. Ind Econ, Hunan Univ of Science and
Technology; PhD Econ, Monash
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.
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.
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.
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.