Bach Ngoc Thang is currently a lecturer at National Economics University. In 2014, he obtained PhD in economics from The University of Queensland. His major research fields are economic growth and development, international trade, efficiency and productivity analysis. Thang has papers published in International Journal of Public Sector Management, Korean Economic Review, and Journal of Economics and Development. He serves as a reviewer of Journal of Economics and Development. Besides, Thang has extensive teaching experiences in a number of leading universities in Vietnam such as Vietnam National University, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, and Thang Long University.