Staff Data:
VINNICOMBE, THEA EDITH(THEA)
Ph.D., M. Econ, B.A.
Title:ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email:
Tel:8598 1356

Biography

Since completing her Ph.D. at the University of Queensland, Thea has been teaching economics in Business Faculties in Australia and abroad. She comes to IFT from the University of Applied Sciences in Fulda, Germany. Her research interests include the history of economic thought, Islamic economics and finance and resource economics.
Academic Qualification
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN ECONOMICS, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
  • MASTER OF ECONOMIC STUDIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
Journal
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Sou, J.P.U. (2019). How can we correct for contingent valuation bias? A case study of the Macau Orchestra. Economic Affairs, 39(3): 346-362.  
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Suo, Pek U, J., (2017).  Socialization or genre appreciation: The motives of music festival participants.  International Journal of Event and Festival Management 8(3): 274-291.
  • Sou Pek U, J., Vinnicombe, T. & Leung, T. (2016). Rebranding Macau: Views of Cultural Industry Insiders.  International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research. 10 (1): 91-104.  
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Suo, Pek, J., (2014) Diversifying the Macao economy: Insights from profiling mainland Chinese visitors.  Journal of China Tourism Research.  10 (3), 347-362
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Suo, Pek, J., (2014) Market segmentation by expenditure: an underutilized approach in tourism research.  Tourism Review.  69 (2) 3-27
  • Sou, Pek, J. and Vinnicombe, T., (2013) Segmenting markets by volume of expenditure: The case of Mainland Chinese visitors to the casino destination of Macao, Journal of Travel and Tourism Research, Fall 2013. 
  • Vinnicombe, T.    (2012) A study of compliance with AAOIFI accounting standards by Islamic banks in Bahrain  International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 3 (2):78-98
  • Vinnicombe, T. (2005) “Thomas Hobbes and the Displacement of Political Philosophy”. International Journal of Social Economics. Volume 32, No 8.
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Staveley, R. (2002) “John Locke, Thomas Hobbes and the Development of Political Economy”  International Journal of Social Economics, 29 (9)
  • Vinnicombe, T. (2010) “AAOIFI Reporting Standards: Measuring Compliance” Advances in Accounting, Vol 26: 55-65
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Park, D. (2007) “The Implications of Islamic Jurisprudence for the International Harmonization of Accounting Standards” Financial Reporting, Regulation and Governance, Volume 6, Number 1
Conference
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Wong, H.K.K. (2018).  Can hotel websites influence destination image? The case of Macau.  Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of the International Place Branding Association, Macau, 5-7 December  
  • Vinnicombe, T. (2018). Rebranding a gaming destination: the case of Macau.  Paper presented at the 16th Annual Asia Pacific  CHRIE Conference, Guangzhou, China, May 30th – June 2nd, 2018.  
  • Vinnicombe, T. (2016) Politics and payment vehicle bias: An experimental approach in Macau.  4th Annual International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality Research, Singapore, December 12th-13th
  • Vinnicombe, T. & Sou Pek U, J. (2015), Family, fun or high culture?  A motivational analysis of audience members at the 28th Macao International Music Festival.  Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Events, 7-9 September, Macao SAR.  (Best paper award for the conference).
  • Sou Pek U, J. & Vinnicombe, T. (2014) Segmenting the retail tourism market by expenditure: the case of Mainland Chinese visitors to Macao. Institute for Tourism Studies-Bournemouth University E-Conference.
  • Sou Pek U, J. & Vinnicombe, T. (2014) Cultural attractions and destination rebranding of Macao: A thematic approach.  Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Destination Branding and Marketing (DBM-V). 
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Sou Pek U, J. (2014) Service quality and the performing arts: the case of mainland Chinese visitors to the Macao International Music Festival.  Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Services Management (ICSM-VII). 
Book(Chapters)
  • Vinnicombe, T. and Staveley, R. W. (2008) Chapter One in: Deductive Irrationality: a Commonsense Critique of Economic Rationalism, eds D. Kehl and S. McCarthy, Lexington Books, USA.