Linh Nguyen

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School:  The Business School 
Department: Economics & Finance
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South

Dr. Linh Nguyen is a lecturer and senior program manager (Finance) in Department of Economics and Finance, The Business School, RMIT Vietnam. She is also a CFA charterholder (CFA Institute) and a regular member of CFA Society Melbourne. 

  • Doctor of Philosophy, QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • CFA charterholder (CFA Institute)
  • Certificate in International Financial Reporting (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, London)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting and Finance major), International University – Vietnam National University HCMC, University Gold Medal 


  • Sustainable finance
  • Corporate governance 
  • Innovation
  • Behavioural finance 

  • Nguyen, L. T. M., & Nguyen, P. T. (2024). Determinants of cryptocurrency and decentralized finance adoption - a configurational exploration. Technological Forecasting and Social Change (In press)
  • Nguyen, L. T. M., & Nguyen, P. T. (2023). The board profiles that promote environmental, social, and governance disclosure–Evidence from S&P 500 firms. Finance Research Letters, 103925. doi:
  • Nguyen, P. T., & Nguyen, L. T. M. (2023). A multi-country analysis of policy uncertainty and Blockchain Innovation. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, 8(3), 100379. doi:
  • Nguyen, L. T. M., & Nguyen, P. T. (2023). Do crypto investors wait and see during policy uncertainty? An examination of the dynamic relationships between policy uncertainty and exchange inflows of Bitcoin. Review of Behavioral Finance, ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print). doi:10.1108/RBF-01-2023-0013
  • Dang, T. L., Vo, T. T. A., Vo, X. V., & Thi My Nguyen, L. (2023). Does foreign institutional ownership matter for stock price synchronicity? International evidence. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 67, 100783. doi:
  • Nguyen, P. T., & Nguyen, L. T. M. (2022). Understanding platform market value through decentralization governance — An integrative model from signaling and mechanism design theory. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 183, 121913. doi: 
  • Thai Hung, N., Thi My Linh, N., & Vinh Vo, X. (2022). Exchange rate volatility connectedness during Covid-19 outbreak: DECO-GARCH and Transfer Entropy approaches. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 101628. doi: 
  • Shahzad, A., Azeem, M., Nazir, M. S., Vo, X. V., & Linh, N. T. (2021). The determinants of capital structure: Evidence from SAARC countries. International Journal of Finance & Economics, 26(4), 6471-6487
  • Nguyen, L. T. M., Nguyen, P. T., Tran, Q. N. N., & Trinh, T. T. G. (2021). Why does subjective financial literacy hinder retirement saving? The mediating roles of risk tolerance and risk perception. Review of Behavioral Finance 
  • Nguyen, L., Gallery, G. and Newton, C. (2019), The joint influence of financial risk perception and risk tolerance on individual investment decision-making. Account Finance, 59: 747-771. 
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  • 2023 College of Business and Law Research Grant (AUD 5,000), RMIT University, Melbourne
  • 2022 Monetary Policy in the Age of Cryptocurrencies. Funded by: Ethereum Foundation Grants Program (USD 60,816)
  • 2021 College of Business and Law Research Grant (AUD 4,500), RMIT University, Melbourne

  • 2 PhD students (ongoing)
  • 4 Masters (completed)

  • 2023: Award for Teaching Excellence - RMIT Vietnam
  • 2019: Awarded a certificate for a top 20 most read paper in Accounting and Finance Journal (2017-2018) by Wiley
  • 2012-2015: Full PhD scholarship (Australian Postgraduate Awards – Industry and International Postgraduate Research Scholarships) awarded by the Australian Research Council, Financial Services Council, and Queensland University of Technology
  • 2011: University Gold Medal (International University – Vietnam National University HCMC)


  • 2020 - present: RMIT University, Vietnam
  • 2015 - 2020: International University – Vietnam National University (HCMC)