Anh Vo

Anh The Vo
Research Director
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Business and Economics Research Group
Ho Chi Minh City Open University.
Level 1, 97 Vo Van Tan Street, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
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Biography

Mr. Anh Vo is currently working as a research director at Business and Economics Research Group, Ho Chi Minh City Open University, Vietnam. Anh had a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information System with the major of Financial Mathematics from the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City in 2012, and was awarded a Master of Arts degree in Development Economics in 2015 by the Vietnam-Netherlands Programme, one of the most highly regarded master programs in Vietnam.  His thesis titled “Exchange rates and trade balance: A new approach using Big Mac Index” was marked as the best thesis from the Program.

Anh’s current research interests include international trade, exchange rate policy, financial stability, economic growth, energy economics, and applied econometrics. Anh has presented his research findings at various international conferences in Vietnam as well as China. Anh has research papers published various peer-reviewed journals including Economics Bulletin; Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; The North American Journal of Economics and Finance; Journal of Risk and Financial Management and Annals of Financial Economics. Anh has also published several articles in national leading journals.

Anh has recently been a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Concordia in Canada in Fall 2019. Anh’s Ph.D. study will be fully sponsored by the University.

Mr. Anh Vo can be contacted at anh.vt@ou.edu.vn


Research interest
  • International trade
  • Exchange rate policy
  • Regional economics
  • Financial integration

Funding
  1. January 2019 – January 2021: Grant from the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development, together with Loan Van, for the project Financial Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Banking Sector in Vietnam, VND 1,107 million, [Co-Investigator].
  2. January 2019 – January 2020: Grant from HCMC Open University, together with Duc Hong Vo, for the project The impact of derivatives markets on growth in top economies in the short-run and long-run: Policy implication for Vietnam and emerging countries, VND 80 million [Co- Investigator].
  3. June 2018 – June 2019: Grant from HCMC Open University, for the project The development of derivatives markets in emerging countries: Theoretical and empirical evidence and policy implication for Vietnam, VND 150 million [Chief Investigator].
  4. June 2018 – June 2020: Grant from the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development, together with Duc Hong Vo, for the project Gender-based Inequality in Income & Wealth in Vietnam, VND 926 million [Co-Investigator].
  5. January 2018 – December 2019: Grant from the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam, together with Duc Hong Vo, for the project Inequality in Income for Females in Vietnam, VND 350 million [Co-Investigator].
  6. June 2017 – June 2019: Grant from HCMC Open University, for the project Economic Integration and Exchange Rate Issues in Asia, VND 150 million [Chief Investigator].

Publication
International Peer-Reviewed Journals
  1. Vo, D. H., Nguyen T. C., Tran, P. N., & Vo, A. T. (2019). What Factors Affect Income Inequality and Economic Growth in Middle Income Countries?. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 12(1), 40. https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm12010040.
  1. Vo, D. H., Vu, T., Vo, A. T., & McAleer, M. (2019). Modelling the Relationship between Crude Oil and Agricultural Commodity Prices. Energies, Revised and Resubmitted.
  1. Vo, D. H., Huynh, S.V, Vo, A. T., & Ha, T. T. D. (2019). The Importance of the Financial Derivatives Markets to Economic Development in the World’s Four Major Economies. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 12(1), 35. https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm12010035.
  1. Vo, D. H., Nguyen, H. M., Nguyen, P. V., Vo, A. T., & Nguyen, T. (2019). Derivatives market and economic growth nexus: Policy implications for emerging markets. North American Journal of Economics and Finance. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.najef.2018.10.014.
  1. Nguyen, T. C., Vo, A. T., Thach, P. N., Do, T. T. & Vo, D. (2019). Gender-Based Attitude toward Income Inequality in the Asia-Pacific Region. Journal of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. https://doi.org/10.1080/1540496X.2018.1562894.
  1. Vo, D. H., Vo, A. T., Zhang, Z. (2019). Exchange rate volatility and disaggregated manufacturing exports: Evidence from an emerging country. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 12, 12. doi:10.3390/jrfm12010012
  1. Van, L.T. H, Vo, A. T., Vo, D. H., McAleer, M. (2019). Financial Inclusion and Macroeconomic Stability in Emerging and Frontier Markets. Annals of Financial Economics, Forthcoming.
  1. Anh, VT., Quan, LTT., Phuc, NV., Chi, MN., Duc, VH. (2018). Exchange Rate Pass-through in the ASEAN Countries: An Application of the SVAR model. Journal of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. https://doi.org/10.1080/1540496X.2018.1474737.
  2. Vo, DH., Vo, AT., (2017). Currency Evaluation using Big Mac Index for Thailand: Lessons for Vietnam. Economics Bulletin, 37(2), 999-1011.
National peer-reviewed journals
  1. Vo Hong Duc, Nguyen Cong Thang, Pham Ngoc Thach, Vo The Anh (2019). Gender-based income inequality and provincial economic growth: Evidence in Vietnam. Journal of Science, forthcoming.
  1. Vo Hong Duc, Nguyen Cong Thang, Pham Ngoc Thach, Vo The Anh (2019). Understanding key drivers of attitudes towards inequality in the Asia Pacific region. Journal of Science, forthcoming.
  2. Vo The Anh, Vo Hong Duc (2016). A Relationship between Trade Balance and Exchange Rate in Thailand & the Implication for Vietnam: An Application using Instrumental Variables and the Heterogeneous Panel Cointegration Methods. Journal of Economic Development, 23(1), 137-151.
Conference papers
  1. Vo, A. T. (2018). The importance of the financial derivatives markets to economic development in the world’s four largest economies. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference On China’s Rise and Internationalization, Ningbo, China, December 7-8.
  1. Vo, A. T. (2018). Financial inclusion and economic growth: International evidence.” Paper presented at the 2nd Vietnam’s Business and Economics Research Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 22-24.
  2. Vo, A. T. (2018). Is financial inclusion harmful for macroeconomic stability? Evidence from emerging and frontier markets. Paper presented at International Conference in Business and Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, January 11.
  1. Vo, A. T. (2017). Exchange Rate Pass-through in the ASEAN Countries: An Application of the SVAR model. Paper presented at the 1st Vietnam’s Business and Economics Research Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 16-18.
  1. Vo, A. T. (2017). Exchange Rate Volatility and Disaggregated Manufacturing Exports: Evidence from Vietnam. Paper presented at the 10th Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 1-2.
  2. Vo, A. T. (2015). A Relationship between Trade Balance and Exchange Rate in Thailand & the Implication for Vietnam: An Application using Instrumental Variables and the Heterogeneous Panel Cointegration Methods. Paper presented at Vietnam International Conference in Finance, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, June 4-5.