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Professor Jeffrey Gow

Name Jeffrey Gow
Position Professor (Economics)
Section School of Business
Office T341
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2617
Extension 2617
Email
Qualifications BAgEcon(Hons) UNE , MEcon UNE , PhD Monash
Homepage https://staffprofile.usq.edu.au/Profile/Jeffrey-Gow
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Ecological Applications not elsewhere classified ( 050199 )
  • Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified ( 050299 )
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )
  • Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified ( 111799 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • Policy and Administration not elsewhere classified ( 160599 )
  • Ecological Applications not elsewhere classified ( 410299 )
  • Agriculture ( 300299 )
  • Public Health not elsewhere classified ( 420699 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 380199 )
  • Policy And Administration not elsewhere classified ( 440799 )
  • Strategy ( 350799 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Policy And Administration ( 440700 )
  • Ecological Applications ( 410200 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )
  • Public Health ( 420600 )
  • Strategy ( 350700 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410404 )
  • Health Economics ( 380108 )
  • Health Promotion ( 420603 )
  • Agricultural Economics ( 380101 )

Research interests
Health Economics
Health Systems
Health Policy
Socio-Economics of HIV/AIDS
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Policy
Environmental Economics
Climate Change
Wine Economics

Professional memberships
International Health Economics Association
International AIDS Society
International HIV/AIDS Economics Network
Australian Health Economics Society
Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society
American Association of Wine Economists
European Association of Wine Economists

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Coursework Teaching
ECO1000 Economics - Course Leader - S1 2022
ECO5000 Economics for Managers - Course Leader - S1 2022

Textbooks
Stiglitz J., Walsh C., Gow J., Guest R., Richmond W. and Tani M. (2016) “Principles of Economics: 2nd Australian Edition.” John Wiley and Sons, Brisbane.

Current PhD Students

Norris P. Does Metabolic Syndrome Predict Surgical Outcomes? (Associate Supervisor)

Mosharaf Md. P. The Economics of Delirium in Australia (Associate Supervisor)

Haque R. The Economics of Dementia in Australia (Associate Supervisor)

Recently Completed Masters Students
Ahmed S. Empirical Analysis of the Dynamic Relationship Between Energy, Militarisation, CO2 Emissions and Economic Growth in Myanmar (Associate Supervisor)

Recently Completed PhD Students
Hashmi R. The Economics of Mental Health in Australia (Associate Supervisor)

Keramat S. The Economics of Obesity in Australia (Associate Supervisor)

Law C. The Scope of Customer Relationship Management in Airline Management (Associate Supervisor)

Mahumud Md. R. The Economics of Cancer in Australia (Associate Supervisor)

Rana R. The Causes and Consequences of Rising Health Care Expenditure: A Global Perspective. (Associate Supervisor)

Ahmad N. Corporate Governance and Sustainability Reporting: A Case Study of Malaysia (Associate Supervisor)

Ramdhony D. The Impact of Corporate Governance Practices and Firm Characteristics on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Reporting - Evidence from Mauritius (Associate Supervisor)

Uddin G. Population Change and Sustainable Economic Development: A Case Study of Regional Australia (Associate Supervisor)

George G. Human Resources for Health (HRH) in South Africa: Identifying Shortages, Challenges and Migration Intentions (Co-Supervisor)

Odera J. Examination of Social and Environmental Disclosures in Nigerian Oil Companies. (Associate Supervisor)

Afzal N. Production Function and Frontier Analysis: Application to Knowledge Based Economies in ASEAN Countries (Associate Supervisor)

Roy A. Issues in Sustainable Planning and Development in the Context of Climate Change (Associate Supervisor)

Sarker R. The Impact of Climate Change on Bangladesh Rice Farming (Associate Supervisor)

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
33 Years

Administrative responsibilities
School Research Committee Member

Research most recent
Pascoe T., Mostert A., Gow J. (2022) The Critical Importance of Enhancing Social Entrepreneurship Learning Pathways to Recover from the COVID-19 Economic Crisis. Chapter 9 in Cases on Survival and Sustainability Strategies of Social Entrepreneurs. IGI Global, London.

Law C., Zhang S., Gow J., Vu X. (2022) Dynamic relationship between air transport, economic growth and inbound tourism in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Journal of Air Transport Management 98:102161.

Shahjalal Md, Gow J, Alam M, Ahmed T, Chakma SK, Mohsin F, Hawlader M, Mahumud R. (2021) Workplace violence among health care professionals in public and private health facilities in Bangladesh. International Journal of Public Health 66:1604396.

Mihailescu R., Moscovici D., Gow J., Ugaglia A.A., Valenzuela L., Rinaldi A. (2021) Identifying the willingness to pay for eco-certified wine by South African consumers. A comparison of biodynamic, fairtrade and sustainable produced wines. Research in Hospitality Management 11(3):235-240.

Ugaglia A., Niklas B., Rinke, W., Gow, J., Moscovici D. (2021) Consumer Preferences for Certified Wines in France: A Comparison of Sustainable Labels. Wine Economics and Policy 10(2):75-86.

Clark H., Rana R.H., Gow J., Pearson M., van der Touw T., Smart N. (2021) Hospitalization costs associated with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF): A systematic review. Heart Failure Reviews https://doi.org/10.1007/s10741-021-10097-7

Williams O., Dean J., Crothers A., Gilks C., Gow J. (2021) Economic evaluation of alternative testing regimes and settings to detect undiagnosed HIV in Australia. BMC Health Systems Research 21:30.

Moscovici D., Rana R.H., Mihailescu R., Gow J., Ugaglia A., Valenzuela L. Rinaldi A. (2021) Preferences for eco certified wines in the United States. International Journal of Wine Business Research 33(2):153-175.

Rana R.H., Gow J., Moloney C., King A., Keijzers G., Beccaria G., Mullens A. (2021) Estimating the Frequency and Cost of Emergency Department Presentations and Hospital Length of Stay of COPD Patients. Emergency Medicine Australasia 33:491-498.

Keramat A., Alam K., Gow J. Biddle S. (2020) A longitudinal exploration of the relationship between obesity, and long-term health conditions with presenteeism in Australian workplaces. PLoS One 15(8):e0238260.

Ralph N, Gow J, Conway A, Duff J, Edward K, Alexander K, Brauer A. (2020) Costs of inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in Australia: A cost-of-illness study. Collegian 27(4):345-351.

Mahumud R, Alam K, Keramat A, Ormsby G, Dunn J. Gow J. (2020) Cost-effectiveness evaluations of 9-Valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine: Evidence from a systematic review. PLoS One doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233499

Mahumud R, Alam K, Dunn J. Gow J. (2020) The changing relationship between health burden and work disability of Australian cancer survivors, 2003–2017: evidence from a longitudinal survey. BMC Public Health 20:548.

Salahuddin M, Vink N, Ralph N, Gow J. (2020) Globalisation, poverty and corruption: Retarding progress in South Africa. Development Southern Africa 37(4):617-643.

Salahuddin M., Vink N. Ralph N. Gow J. (2020) Effects of Economic Growth, FDI and Internet Use on Child Health Outcomes: Empirical Evidence from South Africa. Development Studies Research 7(1):1-17.

Hashmi R, Alam K, Gow J. (2020) Socioeconomic inequalities in mental health in Australia: Explaining life shock exposure. Health Policy 124(1):97-105.

Mahumud R, Gow J, Alam K, Keramat S, Hossain M, Sultana M, Sarker A, Islam S. (2020) Cost-effectiveness of the introduction of two-dose bi-valent (Cervarix) and quadrivalent (Gardasil) HPV vaccination for adolescent girls in Bangladesh. Vaccine 38(2):165-172.

Salahuddin M., Gow J. (2019) Effects of energy consumption and economic growth on environmental quality: evidence from Qatar. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 26:18124–18142.


Research most notable
Maya K., Sarker R. and Gow J. (2019) Factors Influencing Rice Farmers’ Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Event Impacts in Bangladesh. Climate Change Economics 10(3):1-18. 1950012.

Mullens A., Daken K., and Gow J. (2019) HIV Point of Care Testing (PoCT) at late-night MSM sex on premises venues (SOPV): A mixed methods analysis. AIDS & Behavior 24:450-466.

Hasan M., Sarker R., Alam K. and Gow J. (2016) How do Different Varieties of Aman and Boro Rice Yields Respond to Climate Change in Bangladesh? Climate Change Economics 7(3): 165008.

Salahuddin M. and Gow J. (2016) The Effects of Internet Usage, Financial Development and Trade Openness on Economic Growth in South Africa: A Time Series Analysis. Telematics and Informatics 33(4):1141-1154.

Salahuddin M., Gow J. and Ozturk I. (2015) Is the long-run relationship between economic growth, electricity consumption, carbon dioxide emissions and financial development in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries robust? Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 51: 317-326.

Pavel S., Chakrabarty S. and Gow J. (2015) Assessing Health Care Quality Improvements in Bangladesh: A Stated Preference Study. BMC Health Systems Research 15:43.

Salahuddin M. and Gow J. (2014) The Empirical Relationship between Economic Growth, Energy Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Gulf States. Energy 73: 44-58

George G., Gow J and Bachoo S. (2013) Understanding the Factors Influencing Health-Worker Employment Decisions in South Africa. Human Resources for Health 11:15.

Gow J., Strauss M. and Whiteside A. (2013) The State of Health Economic Research in South Africa. Pharmacoeconomics 31(3):251-253.

Sarker R., Alam K. and Gow J. (2012) Economic Effects of Climate Change on Rice Yield in Bangladesh: Evidence from Time Series Data. Agricultural Systems 111:11-16.

Gow J. (2009) The adequacy of policy responses to the treatment needs of South Africans living with HIV (1999-2008): a case study. Journal of the International AIDS Society 12:37.

Thurlow J, Gow J, and George G (2009) HIV/AIDS, Growth and Poverty in KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa: An Integrated Survey, Demographic and Economywide Analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society 12:23.

Mc Coy D., Bennett S., Witter S., Pond B., Baker B., Gow J., Chand S., Ensor T. and McPake B. (2008) Salaries and Incomes of Health Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet 371:675-681.

Gow J. and Desmond C. (2007) The Impact of AIDS Epidemic on South Africas Children Chapter 4 in AIDS, Public Policy and Child Well Being. 2nd Edition edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia, UNICEF Innocenti Centre, Florence, Italy.

Chao L, Pauly M, Szrek H, Sousa Pereira N, Bundred F, Cross C, and Gow J. (2007) Poor health kills small business: Illness and microenterprises in South Africa. Health Affairs 26(2):474-482.

Chao L, Gow J, Akintola O. and Pauly M. (2007) Perceptions of Own Infection, Community HIV Prevalence and Condom Use Among Teachers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. AIDS and Behavior 11(3):453-462.

Gow J. (2002) The Role of African Political Will or Commitment in Overcoming the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Implications for U.S. Policy. Health Affairs 21(3):57-69.

Gow J. (1999) Costs of Screening for Colorectal Cancer: An Australian Programme. Health Economics 8:531-540.


Publications in ePrints

Law, Colin C. H. and Zhang, YahuaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1522-3402 and Gow, JeffORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5726-298X (2022) Airline service quality, customer satisfaction, and repurchase Intention: Laotian air passengers’ perspective. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 10 (2). pp. 741-750. ISSN 2213-624X

Phillips, Tania M. and Moloney, ClintORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2520-1506 and Sneath, Emily and Beccaria, GavinORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4341-804X and Issac, Hancy and Mullens, Amy B.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0939-9842 and Gow, JeffORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5726-298X and Rana, Rezwanul and King, Alex (2022) Associated factors, assessment, management, and outcomes of patients who present to the emergency department for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A scoping review. Respiratory Medicine, 193:106747. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0954-6111

Mahumud, Rashidul Alam ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9788-1868 and Sultana, Marufa and Gow, JeffORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5726-298X and Rahman, Md. Ashfikur and Uddin, Khandakar Farid and Kamal, Mostafa and Alam, KhorshedORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2232-0745 and Dawson, Angela and Law, Chi Kin (2022) Association of dietary risks, behavioural and lifestyle factors, and the magnitude of disability burden among Australian cancer patients: An observational epidemiology study. Cancer Epidemiology, 78:102161. pp. 1-9. ISSN 1877-7821

Moscovici, Daniel and Gow, JeffORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5726-298X and Ugaglia, Adeline Alonso and Rezwanul, Rana and Valenzuela, Lionel and Mihailescu, Radu (2022) Consumer preferences for organic wine - Global analysis of people and place. Journal of Cleaner Production, 368:133215. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0959-6526

Hashmi, Rubayyat ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5953-0650 and Alam, KhorshedORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2232-0745 and Gow, JeffORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5726-298X and March, SonjaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8425-7126 (2022) Do family and maternal background matter? A multilevel approach to modelling mental health status of Australian youth using longitudinal data. PLOS One, 17 (4):e0267191. pp. 1-14.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Ecological Applications not elsewhere classified ( 050199 )
  • Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified ( 050299 )
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )
  • Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified ( 111799 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • Policy and Administration not elsewhere classified ( 160599 )
  • Ecological Applications not elsewhere classified ( 410299 )
  • Agriculture ( 300299 )
  • Public Health not elsewhere classified ( 420699 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 380199 )
  • Policy And Administration not elsewhere classified ( 440799 )
  • Strategy ( 350799 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Policy And Administration ( 440700 )
  • Ecological Applications ( 410200 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )
  • Public Health ( 420600 )
  • Strategy ( 350700 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410404 )
  • Health Economics ( 380108 )
  • Health Promotion ( 420603 )
  • Agricultural Economics ( 380101 )