Daniel Borer

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School: The Business School
Department: Economic & Finance
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: daniel.borer@rmit.edu.vn
ORCID: 0000-0002-9863-2967

Dr. Daniel is a Swiss economics and business graduate from Basel University, Switzerland, and the LSE. He obtained his PhD in Banking&Finance at the Basel University. He held teaching positions at the Basel University, the University of Mainz, Germany, the Design Institute, Switzerland, and UOW Penang, Malaysia. He also earned a M.A. in Leadership and Strategy at Open University, UK. He has worked in research projects for the Swiss government, also worked at the largest, Swiss private bank UBS as well as working for a social and economic development NGO in South America. Currently, he serves as team-director for PLI which offers leadership and anticorruption seminars for high ranking government officials. He is an active researcher in economic market inefficiencies with practical relevance, recording several publications.

  • MA in Business and Economics, Basel University, Switzerland
  • MA in Leadership and Strategy, Open University, UK
  • PhD in International Banking, Basel University, Switzerland

  • EconomicsFinance
  • Master of International Business
  • International Business

Finance, applied Micro- and Macroeconomics, International Trade

Journal Articles

  • Q1/A Borer, D. et al. 2023, “Potential reduction impact on CO2 emissions by partially replacing beef with ostrich production: case study Germany”, Journal of Agricultural Economics, under review (main author)
  • Q1/A Borer, D. et al. 2023, Identifying systemic risk of assets during international financial crises using Value at Risk elasticities’, in International Review of Financial Analysis, under revision (main author)
  • Q1/3 Alonso, Abel, Borer D., Oan V. Kim, 2023, ‘Surviving the unprecedented: Family firms under COVID-19’, Management Research Review, forthcoming. (co-author)
  • Q3 Borer, D. Tan, K. and Shen, B. 2021, 'Estimating the welfare loss due to vehicle tariffs in Malaysia', in International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, Inderscience, United Kingdom, vol. 21, no. 1-2, pp. 137-160 ISSN: 1470-9511 (main author)
  • Borer, D. 2020, 'Empirical study determining key factors for road traffic deaths', in International Journal of Social Science Research, Academia Industry Networks, Selangor, Malaysia, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 62-80 ISSN: 2710-6276 (sole author)

Conference Publications

  • Lim, T. Hooi, T. Khun, L. Yean, C. and Borer, D. 2021, 'Factors Affecting Customer Satisfaction for Online Banking Service in Malaysia', in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Accounting Research and Education (iCARE 2021), University Teknologi MARA, Perak, Malaysia, pp. 20-25 (co-author)
  • Borer, D. 2020, 'A cross-sectional, international study identifying the main forces to reduce road accident fatalities', in Proceedings of the International Conference on Management, Economy, Education, Social Science and Technology 2020 (METEC2020), Academia Industry Networks, Selangor, Malaysia, pp. 5-19 (sole author)

Newspaper Articles

  • Borer, D. and Nuno Ribeiro, 2023, “Vietnam should act now to avoid pandemic resurgence”, Vietnam Investment Review.
  • Borer, D., Nuno Ribeiro, Ha Thi Cam, 2023 “Outlook of the Vietnamese Economy 2023”, Doanh Nhanh.
  • Upcoming in 2023: Borer, D., Va Ha Thi Cam, Nuno Ribeiro, ‘Outlook of the Vietnamese Economy for 2023’.
  • Borer, D. 2022, ‘Will Vietnam attract foreign investment in 2023?’, Vietnam Insider, published 20th December. Will Vietnam attract foreign investment in 2023? - Vietnam Insider Reprinted in several media outlets.
  • Borer, D. 2022, ‘Recession threat for 2023 as interest rates continue to rise’, Vietnam Investment Review, published November 22nd. Recession threat for 2023 as interest rates continue to rise (vir.com.vn) Reprinted in several media outlets.
  • Borer, D. 2022, Interview on economic global situation at FBNC World News Weekly Talk, 12th June, (https://youtu.be/YLrNAiClxjU).
  • Borer, D. and Ngoc Hoang, 2022, Article on import car tariffs impact on road fatalities in Vietnam, published in 17 different media outlets, 1mio estimated views, end of April (rmitvietnam.coveragebook.com/b/117ac78c3370f0bd)
  • Greeni, M. and Borer, D. 2021, ‘How to overcome Covid-19 for the Vietnamese Economy’, Phapluat Newspaper, 15th June. https://plo.vn/kinh-te/hien-ke-de-kinh-te-viet-nam-vuot-qua-dich-covid19-992810.html
  • Borer, D. 2021, ‘International experts point out a special point in Vietnam's vaccine strategy and the opportunity to recover even during the pandemic’ Cafef Newspaper, 28th July. https://cafef.vn/chuyen-gia-quoc-te-chi-ra-diem-dac-biet-trong-chien-luoc-vaccine-viet-nam-va-co-hoi-phuc-hoi-ngay-trong-dai-dich-20210728095103354.chn
  • Borer, D. 2020, ‘Epidemy in the Aviation’, Neue Zuercher Zeitung, Switzerland, 4th July. https://www.nzz.ch/meinung/epidemie-in-der-luftfahrt-ld.1563232?reduced=true

  • Senior Fellow HEA (under revision)
  • Member of Swiss Business Association

Collaborate with the Spanish Chamber of Commerce

  • 2020 – ongoing     Lecturer of Economics at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Monitor and improve two courses at Bachelor and Master level (classified as “outstanding lecturer” 2021).
  • 2015 – ongoing     Team Director for International Projects, Zurich, Switzerland.
    Offers trainings to government entities in areas of anticorruption and ethical leadership.
    Main Areas: Leadership and Anti-Corruption. 
  • 2018 – 2020         Lecturer at KDU University College Penang, Malaysia. 
  • 2008 – 2012         National Director for CIMA’s Training Center, Lima, Peru.
  • 2004 – 2008         Managing staff member at Training Center in Cordoba, Argentina.
  • 2002 – 2003         Research Assistant at the Economics Department of the University of Basel, Switzerland. 
  • 2002 – 2002         Researcher for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the Swiss Government. 
  • 2001 – 2003         Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Postindustrial Design, Basel, Switzerland. 
  • 2001 – 2002         Senior Lecturer at the Economics Department of the J.-Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany. 
  • 1999 – 2002         Lecturer at the Economics Department of the University of Basel, Switzerland. 
  • 1998 – 1999         Advisor of the Euro-Coordination Team of the Swiss Bank UBS, Basel, Switzerland.