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Researcher: Chuah, S (Professor Swee-Hoon Chuah)

Fields of Research

Experimental economics
Behavioural economics
Agricultural economics
Applied economics
Environment and resource economics
Consumer-oriented product or service development
Microeconomic theory
Environmental management
Sociology of migration, ethnicity and multiculturalism
Child and adolescent development
Environment policy
Fisheries sciences
Galactic astronomy
Conservation and biodiversity
Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
Not-for-profit business and management

Research Objectives

Preference, behaviour and welfare
Expanding knowledge in economics
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Integration of farm and forestry
Ecological economics
Other environmental management
Micro labour market issues
Policies and development
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Assessment and management of pelagic marine ecosystems
Human capital issues
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Expanding knowledge in psychology

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A behavioural approach to understanding the artist as entrepreneur; Researching Art Markets: Past, Present and Tools for the Future
A Study of Gamer Experience and Virtual World Behaviour; Interacting With Computers
Chinese values and negotiation behaviour: A bargaining experiment; International Business Review
Coffee farmer preferences for sustainable agricultural practices: findings from discrete choice experiments in Vietnam; Journal of Environmental Management
Conflict, ethnicity and gender: A money-burning field experiment in Indonesia; Economics Letters
Demonstrability, difficulty and persuasion: An experimental study of advice taking; The Journal of Economic Psychology
Determinants of Friendship in Social Networking Virtual Worlds; Communications of the Association for Information Systems
Elicitation effects in a multi-stage bargaining experiment; Experimental Economics
Even with a vaccine, we need to adjust our mindset to playing the COVID-19 long game
Factors affecting the adoption of sustainable agricultural practices: Findings from panel data for Vietnam; Ecological Economics
Gamblers bet more when in the dark: feedback can curb their online losses
How user personality and social value orientation influence avatar-mediated friendship; Information Technology and People
Information Richness and Trust in V-Commerce: Implications for Services Marketing; Journal of Services Marketing
Is knowledge curse or blessing in pure coordination problems?; Theory and Decision
Is Knowledge Cursed When Forecasting the Forecasts of Others?; The Journal of Behavioral Finance
Is there a Spirit of Overseas Chinese Capitalism?; Small Business Economics
Perceived intentionality in 2x2 experimental games; Bulletin of Economic Research
Religion, discrimination and trust across three cultures; European Economic Review
Religion, ethnicity and cooperation: An experimental study; The Journal of Economic Psychology
Skilled players cooperate less in multi-player games; Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds
Submission to the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Resources on Innovative solutions to Australia’s waste management and recycling industries
The economic psychology of creating and venturing: a comparative behavioural portrait of artists and entrepreneurs; Small Business Economics
The ethics of student participation in economic experiments: Arguments and evidence; Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics
The impact of cultural heterogeneity on violence in Indonesia: fractionalisation versus polarisation; Applied Economics
The Influence of Influence: The Effect of Task Repetition on Persuaders and Persuadees; Decision Support Systems
Virtual Economic Experiments; Social Interactions in Virtual Worlds
What makes an artrepreneur? An exploratory study of artrepreneurial passion, personality and artistry; Journal of Cultural Economics
Why lotteries, doughnuts and beer aren't the right vaccination 'nudges'

Research Projects

Agricultural Innovation Hubs Program; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
Blue Economy Explorations of Risk using behavioral Economics; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Drought Resilience Tasmania - Actionable Knowledge and Solutions for Sustainable Prosperity; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
Local Information, Global Coordination: A Common-Pool Resource Experiment with Social Networks; Nesta Innovation Foundation (NESTA)
NESP MaC 2.5: Evaluation of recreational fishing behaviour, use, value and motivations that relate to compliance; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
NESP MaC: Scoping Study: research needs for a national approach to socio-economic values of the marine environment; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
Increasing co-operative agroforestry uptake among smallholders in Tasmania
Volunteer Leadership in Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision