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Dr Boon Lee

QUT Business School,
Economics and Finance

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Name
Dr Boon Lee
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
QUT Business School,
Economics and Finance
Discipline *
Applied Economics
Phone
+61 7 3138 5389
Fax
+61 7 3138 1500
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of New England)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Member of Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC)
  • Member of Economics Society of Australia (QLD)
Keywords

Efficiency, Productivity, Economic development, Income inequality

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Background Boon Lee commenced his career in the School of Economics and Finance in 1999, having completed his PhD from the University of New England in the same year. He teaches economics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and wrote the 2002 Instructors Manual for Economics for Today. His research interests focuses on efficiency and productivity analysis and international comparisons of output and productivity. He has published in international journals including Journal of Development Economics, OMEGA, Economics of Education Review, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Agricultural Economics, Journal of Transport Economics and Policy; and Applied EconomicsHis research on efficiency and productivity change in Australian universities, published in Economics of Education Review, was discussed in The Australian. In 2009, he was invited to participate in a public hearing of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics on inquiry into raising the level of productivity growth in the Australian economy.

Areas of expertise

  • Efficiency and productivity analysis
  • International comparisons of output and productivity
  • Decomposition of income inequality
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Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2008
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Research Encouragement Award
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2007
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award
Type
Reviewer for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2015
Details
Journal article reviewer for European Journal of Operational Research
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2014
Details
Editorial Board Member
Type
Reviewer for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2014
Details
Journal article reviewer for Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2013
Details
Editorial Board Member
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2006
Details
Project title: Comparative Productivity Performance of Chinese and Indian Economies (with Prof. Harry X. Wu and Prof. Prasada Rao) Amount: HK$371,424 (Approx. A$60,000)

Supervision