Overview

Expertise Keywords

  • Conspicious Spending
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • skill shortages
  • tourism economics

Subject Area Codes

  • Economic Development Policy
  • Tourism Economics

Country Affiliations

  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Sri Lanka
  • United Kingdom

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 26 (Other: 26)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Invitations

  • Collaboration
    2018 Industrial Development Report,   UNIDO,   2017,  
    Member of an Expert Panel on industrial development strategies

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Ecoc Hon Dissertation Part 3 (6005AFE_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 4 (6005AFE_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Commerce Internship (3000AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Ecoc Hon Dissertation Part 3 (6005AFE_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 4 (6005AFE_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Commerce Internship (3000AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Economics (7701AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, 2, 2019.
  • Economics (7701GBS)
    Convenor, Online, Online, 2, 2019.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, Other Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (2304AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (2304AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 1 (6005AFE_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Ecoc Hon Dissertation Part 3 (6005AFE_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 4 (6005AFE_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 2 (6005AFE_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Economic Policy Analysis (3312AFE)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Economic Policy Analysis (3312AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Commerce Internship (3000AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Commerce Internship (3000AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (2304AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (2304AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 1 (6005AFE_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Ecoc Hon Dissertation Part 3 (6005AFE_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 4 (6005AFE_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Econ Hon Dissertation Part 2 (6005AFE_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Economic Policy Analysis (3312AFE)
    Supervisor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Economic Policy Analysis (3312AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Commerce Internship (3000AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Commerce Internship (3000AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, Other Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Commerce WIL (3000AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, Other Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Advanced Microeconomics (6305AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Advanced Microeconomics (6305AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Mode, Intensive, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics (7902AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Mode, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Business Economics (7902AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Economics (7303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2012.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2011.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Logan Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics Internship (3301AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Convenor, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2010.
  • Economics for Dec Making 1 (1303AFE)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 2, 2010.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Supervision Overview

Two Phd supervisions completed in the area of household welfare and demand analysis

Background

Bio

Andreas Chai is an Associate Professor in Economics at Griffith University and Head of the Economics and Business Statistics Discipline. He is an applied micro-economist and has an extensive track record in skill shortages analysis, completing for a number of clients including APEC, the United Nations, various Queensland government departments. He has worked in public policy with the Commonwealth Treasury (Canberra) and the Productivity Commission (Melbourne). Other clients include the Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, The French Ministry of Education, the Australian National Climate Change Adaptation Facility Grant, Intellectual Property Australia. He has published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives and the Cambridge Journal of Economics.  

Education and Training

  • BEcHons Bachelor Of Economics With Honours, The University Of Queensland 1998 - 2002
  • PhD Doctor Of Philosophy, Friedrich Schiller University 2003 - 2007

Academic experience

  • Senior Research Fellow, 2007 - 2008
  • Lecturer, 2010 - 2013

Awards and Honours

  • Learning and Teaching Citation - Economics Internship Program, Griffith Business School 2011 - 2011

Professional experience

  • Policy Advisor, 2009 - 2010
  • Policy Advisor, Commonwealth Treasury 2009 - 2010
  • Economist, Productivity Commission 2008 - 2009
  • Research economist, 2008 - 2009

External service roles

  • coordinator, Economics Internship Program 2012 - Present
  • Director, Economic Policy Analysis Program 2016 - Present

Visiting appointments

  • academic advisor,
  • Visiting Scholar, 2013 - 2013
  • visiting scholar, 2013 - 2013
  • visiting scholar, 2013 - 2013

Editorial roles

  • Guest Editor, 2012 - 2016
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Evolutionary Economics 2012 - 2016
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Bioeconomics 2016 - Present