Tung Bui

School:  The Business School
Department: Economics & Finance
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Email: tung.buiduy@rmit.edu.vn
ORCID: 0000-0002-5407-4342

Tung is an experienced economics lecturer, having taught at various institutions over the past eight years. Before joining RMIT as a lecturer in economics, Tung was a lecturer at the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City. Tung has taught many courses in economics and finance, such as Price Theory, the Blockchain Economy, Corporate Finance, and International Finance. His research focuses on financial economics and macroeconomics policies. Tung is also an expert in macroeconomic modelling.

  • 2016 – 2019: PhD (Economics), University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Dijon, France
  • 2018 – 2019: MSc with distinction (Applied Mathematics and Statistics), University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France
  • 2010 – 2011: MSc (Financial Risk Management), University of Rouen, Rouen, France
  • 2006 – 2010: Bachelor of Banking and Finance, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


  • Research cluster: Development Economics & Emerging Markets
  • Research Interest: Financial development, financial integration, macroeconomics policy, banking and finance, fintech, blockchain, climate finance.  

  • Tung Bui et al. (2022). The Impact of Fintech on Monetary Policy Transmission in China. Economics Letters. Forthcoming (Q1)
  • Nguyen, C. P., Duy Tung, B., & Dinh Su, T. (2022). Spatial spillover effects of fiscal decentralisation on governance and public administration quality. Regional Studies. Forthcoming (ABDC: A*, SCOPUS: Q1) 
  • Nguyen, C. P., Nguyen, B., Duy Tung, B., & Dinh Su, T. (2021). Economic complexity and entrepreneurship density: A non-linear effect study. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 173, 121107. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.121107  (ABDC: A, SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, D.-T., Nguyen, C. P., & Su, T. D. (2021). Asymmetric impacts of monetary policy and business cycles on bank risk-taking: Evidence from Emerging Asian markets. The Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 24, e00221. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeca.2021.e00221  (ABDC: B, SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Nguyen, C. P., Su, T. D., Bui, T. D., Dang, V. T. B., & Nguyen, B. Q. (2021). Financial development and energy poverty: global evidence. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-13038-x  (SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, T. D., Nguyen, C. P., & Su, T. D. (2021). Fiscal Decentralisation and Externalities on Economic Growth: Spatial-provincial evidence from Vietnam. Journal of Economic Development, 46(4). (ABDC: C)
  • Bui, T. D., & Bui, H. T. M. (2020). Threshold effect of economic openness on bank risk-taking: Evidence from emerging markets. Economic Modelling, 91, 790-803. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2019.11.013  (ABDC: A, SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, D. T. (2020). Transmission channels between financial development and CO2 emissions: A global perspective. Heliyon, 6(11), e05509. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05509  (SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, D.-T. (2019). Fiscal sustainability in developing Asia – new evidence from panel correlated common effect model. Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, 27(1), 66-80. https://doi.org/10.1108/JABES-01-2019-0001  (SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, D. T., & Bui, T. M. H. (2019). How does institutional development shape bank risk-taking incentives in the context of financial openness? Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 58, 101209. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pacfin.2019.101209  (ABDC: A, SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, D.-T. (2018). Fiscal policy and national saving in emerging Asia: challenge or opportunity? Eurasian Economic Review, 8(2), 305-322. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40822-018-0092-6  (ABDC: C, SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, D.-T. (2018). How Financial Freedom and Integration Change Public Debt Impact on Financial Development in the Asia-Pacific: A Panel Smooth Transition Regression Approach. Australian Economic Review, 51(4), 486-501. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8462.12279  (ABDC: B, SCOPUS: Q3)
  • Bui, D.-T. (2018). Nonlinear effects of fiscal policy on national saving: Empirical evidence from emerging Asian economies. Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, 25(1), 2-14. https://doi.org/10.1108/JABES-04-2018-0001  
  • Bui, D.-T., Llorca, M., & Bui, T. M. H. (2018). Dynamics between stock market movements and fiscal policy: Empirical evidence from emerging Asian economies. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 51, 65-74. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pacfin.2018.05.010  (ABDC: A, SCOPUS: Q1)
  • Bui, T. M. H., Vo, X. V., & Bui, D. T. (2018). Gender inequality and FDI: empirical evidence from developing Asia–Pacific countries. Eurasian Economic Review, 8(3), 393-416. 

  • 2021: Project “An Investigation of Stakeholders’ Perceptions to Adopt Blockchain-based Traceability Technology in the Fruit Supply Chain in Vietnam” funded by RMIT University Vietnam. USD 20000
  • 2021: “The Blockchain-based Platform for Learning and Teaching Purpose”, funded by Learning and Teaching funds, School of Business and Management. USD 20000
  • 2019 – 2020, “Fiscal Decentralisation, Endogenous Transmission Channels and Economic Growth of Vietnamese Provinces: Evidence from Panel Spatial Models” funded by the Ministry of Education. AUD equivalent 14160. Completed
  • 2018 – 2019, “Fiscal Sustainability in Developing Asia – New Evidence from Panel Correlated Common Effect Model.” funded by the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City. AUD equivalent 2500. Completed

  • 2021 Emerald Publishing Literati Awards for Outstanding paper
  • 2020 Teaching Excellent Award from the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 2018 Research Excellent Award from the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2019: Consultant for the Economics Analysis and Cost-Benefit Analysis for the project " Preventing River Bank Erosion in Mekong-River Delta" 

  • 2021 - present:  Lecturer, Department of Economics & Finance, The Business School, RMIT Vietnam. 
  • Oct 2013  - Dec 2020: Lecturer School of Public Finance, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 2011 – 2013 : Vietinbank, Credit Officer