Grace HY Lee

Assoc Professor


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Dr. Grace Lee Hooi Yean is an Associate Professor of Economics and Head of the Department of Economics with Monash University Malaysia. She is currently leading a team of researchers from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand on a regional project entitled ‘Rural Women Empowerment through Entrepreneurship in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand’. In addition, she is the principal investigator (PI) of the World Values Survey (WVS) for Malaysia (Wave 6 and Wave 7). WVS is a global network of social scientists studying changing values and their impact on social and political life since 1981 in over 100 countries.

Her principal areas of interest are applied economics, experimental and behavioural economics. She has supervised many honours and PhD students in the said areas. She received various Teaching Prizes, PVC’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Research and the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Honours Supervision. Prior to her academic profession, she was a business consultant in a multinational consultancy firm.

Research area keywords

  • Applied economics
  • Experimental economics
  • Environment and resource economics


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