Nguyen Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Finance

Address: Morris Hall 247
Phone: 507-389-5090



  • FINA 362 Business Finance

Professional Excellence

  • Ph.D in Business (Finance), Auburn University, 2021
  • Master of Business (Banking and Finance), Monash University, Australia, 2010
  • Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) National Economics University, Vietnam, 2004
  • Professional experience: Economics Analyst at Deposit Insurance of Vietnam (government agency) (2005-2011)


  • Nguyen N., Barth, J. 2017.  Community Banks vs. Non-Community Banks: Where is the Advantage in Local Small Business Funding? Atlantic Economic Journal, 48(2), 161-174 (July 2020). 
  • Nguyen, N., Barth, J.R., Hartarska, V., Hilliard, J. Financial Literacy and Use of Financial Services by US Households. Handbook of Microfinance, Financial Inclusion and Development. Edited by Hartarska, V., Cull, Edward Elgar Publishing. Forthcoming 2021.

  • Working paper: Brick-and-Mortar or Digital? The Impact of Technology on Bank Branching and Financial Inclusion.

  • Working paper: Nguyen, N., Barth, J.R., Hartarska, V., Hilliard, J. How Differences in Financial Literacy Affect the Household Choice and Use of Financial Institutions and Services.


  • Banking, Financial Inclusion, Banking Regulation


  • The Clayton Homes Award for Excellence Ph.D. Candidate in Finance (January 2021)
  • The Raymond J. Harbert College of Business Award for Poster Presentation at the 2020 Auburn
  • University Student Research Symposium (May 2020)
  • Selected as an Emerging Scholar
  • 2019 Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference
  • The Federal Reserve of St. Louis (October 2019)
  • Foreign Trade University President’s Award for Excellence in Supervising Students in Research (May 2013)
  • Australian Development Scholarship for Postgraduate Education in Australian Institutions (January 2009)
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