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Assoc Prof Ben Lyons

Assoc Prof Ben Lyons
Name Ben Lyons
Position Director (Rural Economies Centre of Excellence)
Section Rural Economies Centre of Excellence (Research)
Office Q518
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2928
Extension 2928
Email
Qualifications BA(Hons) Qld , PhD Qld
Languages Mandarin (accredited translator)
Homepage http://www.ruraleconomies.org.au
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Economics ( 140000 )
  • Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness ( 070106 )
  • Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage) ( 070605 )
  • Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation And Storage) ( 300806 )
  • Farm Management ( 300208 )
  • Economics ( 380000 )

Research interests
Regional economic development, trade, export development, international marketing, regional policy, value chains

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)



Publications in ePrints

Lyons, Ben ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5884-1572 and Babacan, Hurriyet and Renando, Chad and McVeigh, John and Rolfe, John (2021) Workforce in regional Queensland: Challenges and opportunities post-COVID: a Rapid Appraisal. Government Report. University of Southern Queensland, Rural Economies Centre of Excellence , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]

Babacan, Hurriyet and Lyons, BenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5884-1572 (2020) Local economic development strategy for vibrant regions. In: 2020 North West Mineral Province Economic Development Workshop, 15 Sept 2020, Online.

Wilson, Jeffery and Waldron, Scott and Lyons, BenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5884-1572 and Felton-Taylor, Arlie (2020) State of Play for Australia’s Agricultural Trade with China: Challenges & the Road Ahead. In: Rural Press Club Online, 28 Oct 2020, Online.

Renando, Chad and Lyons, BenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5884-1572 (2019) Sowing the seeds: creating a regional innovation ecosystem in Goondiwindi. Project Report. Rural Economies Centre of Excellence , Toowoomba, Queensland. [Report]

Lyons, Benjamin B. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5884-1572 (2018) Research and rural economies: delivering insight and impact in regional Australia. In: Regional Universities: Anchor Institutions Transforming their Regions, 13 Sept 2018, Gold Coast, Australia.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness ( 070106 )
  • Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage) ( 070605 )
  • Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation And Storage) ( 300806 )
  • Farm Management ( 300208 )
  • Economics ( 380000 )