• The University of Western Australia (M087), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile

Current projects

- ARC-Discovery "Redesigning Landcare Policy" 

- EU-funded project "Environmental public goods From Farming through Effective Contract Targeting"

- AAGF project "Payments for Forest Ecosystem Services"

Teaching overview


Environmental Economics

Business and the Environment


Farm management and rural development. Renewable resource economics. Area-based management. Institutional analysis of agricultural and environmental policy. Productivity and efficiency analysis. Payment for ecosystem services. Behavioural and experimental economics. Climate change. Biodiversity conservation.


Chi Nguyen is an environmental and experimental economist. Her research focuses on the interactions between human behaviour and the environment, especially analysing coordination and cooperation within/between groups and social norms on human decision making. She is interested in applying behavioural economics theories and techniques to develop innovative incentive mechanisms to promote conservation of natural resources.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Research expertise keywords

  • Experimental and behavioural economics
  • Fisheries and aquaculture economics
  • Natural resource economics and management
  • Non-market Valuation
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Auctions/competitive tenders for conservation programs
  • Payment for ecosystem services
  • Productivity and efficiency analysis
  • Environmental economics and policy
  • Social norms
  • Spatial management


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