Taha completed her PhD in Economics in 2009 at the University of Newcastle during which time she developed substantial expertise in econometric techniques specifically shock-response modelling. Taha joined James Cook University in 2009 and continues to serve in discipline of Economics- School of Business as a senior lecturer while also active in research. With her background in applied economics, econometrics and modelling, Taha, has considerable skill at systematically modelling dynamic relationships between economic, environmental, and / or social variables.  

  • BU1007: Business Data Analysis and Interpretation (Level 1; TSV)
  • BU1807: Business Data Analysis and Interpretation (Level 1; TSV)
  • BX3053: Personnel Economics (Level 3; CNS)
  • EC5214: Case Studies in Applied Economics and Finance (Level 5; TSV)
  • EC5219: Personnel Economics (Level 5; CNS)
  • LB5229: Economics for a Sustainable World (Level 5; CNS)
  • Macro-econometrics
  • Financial and Development economics
  • Natural Resources and Energy economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Economics for Sustainable Business
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Economics for Managers
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Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2012 - Faculty Citation Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Students Learning”
  • 2012 - Appointed Peer Reviewer in ERA Research Evaluation Committees (RECs) with Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • 2011 - Inclusive Practice Acknowledgement Award, James Cook University
  • 2011 - University Finalist in “My research in 3 minutes” competition, ECR category
  • 2010 - Inclusive Practice Acknowledgement Award, James Cook University
  • 2008 - Best RHD (Research Higher Degree) Publication Award. University of Newcastle, Faculty of Business and Law
  • 2012 - Appointed “Fellow in Resident” with the Cairns Institute
  • 2011 to 2013 - Member of Centre for Tropical Water and Aquatic Ecosystem Research- (TropWATER)
  • 2011 to 2013 - Research member of Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture (CSTFA)
  • 2010 to 2013 - Professional member of “The Economic Society of Australia” (ESA)
  • 2013 - Visiting Scholar to The CEPN (Centre d'Economie de Paris Nord) at the University of Paris 13

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 36+ research outputs authored by Dr Taha Chaiechi from 2003 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Western Theory Versus Eastern Practice: Chinese Tourists and Toursim Suppliers (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Nexus of Public Private Partnerships and Institutions: Evidence from Developing Countries (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • SME Stock Markets and their Contribution to Economic Growth (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • The impact of climate change on developing countries energy system: A model based approach (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Opportunity Cost of Non-Inclusive policy in Indonesia (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • The Impact of Financial Market Developments on Growth and the Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy (PhD , Primary Advisor)

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