Tam Nguyen is currently a PhD Candidate at UQ Business School. Pripor joining UQBS, Tam Nguyen works as a researcher at Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) - a think tank for Government of Vietnam. He has pubished papers on international journal and conferences and has some working papers sponsored by World Bank, DANIDA, JETRO. He has also received awards and grants for excellent performance in researching and studying. His current research fields are innovation, social capital and productivity of small and medium enterprises.