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Biography

Huong Le is a Data Officer at the Raine Study (a unique longitudinal data of the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort with rich information on health and biological samples), School of Population and Global Health, University of Western Australia and an Academic at UWA Institute of Public Policy. She completed her PhD in Economics from the Australian National University, Master in Applied Statistics from Queensland University of Technology and Master in Development Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam and National Economics University of Vietnam. Her previous experience includes research and teaching positions at Curtin University, Griffith University and National Economics University of Vietnam. Her current research focus is using large longitudinal linked data sets to analyse socio-economics issues with focus on topics in the fields of inequality, health, labour, education and policy impact evaluations.

Selected publications:

1.        Le, H.T., Nguyen, H.T., 2018. The evolution of the gender test score gap through seventh grade: New insights from Australia using unconditional quantile regression and decomposition. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming

2.     Le, H.T., Nguyen, H.T., 2017. Parental health and children’s cognitive and non-cognitive development: New evidence from the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Children, Health Economics, 26(12): 1767-1788.

3.        Le, H.T., Nguyen, H.T., 2017. The Impact of Maternal Mental Health Shocks on Child Health: Estimates from Fixed Effects Instrumental Variables Models for two cohorts of Australian Children, American Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.

4.        Le, H.T., Homel, R., 2015. The Impact of Child Labor on Children’s Educational Performance: Evidence from Rural Vietnam, Journal of Asian Economics, 36: 1-13.

5.        Homel, R., Freiberg,K., Branch, S., Le, H.T., 2015. The Impact of the Pathways to Prevention Project on Child Behavior and Wellbeing, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, 481: 1-9.

6.        Le, H.T., Booth, A. L., 2014. Inequality in Vietnamese Urban-Rural Living Standards, 1993-2006, Review of Income and Wealth, 60: 862–886.

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Longitudinal Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Shock Medicine & Life Sciences
Mental Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Mothers Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Child Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Education Business & Economics
Tonsillitis Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2014 2018

  • 34 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 5 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Test scores
Decomposition
Quantile regression
Numeracy
Schooling
1 Citation (Scopus)
Shock
Mental Health
Mothers
Tonsillitis
Hypersensitivity
3 Citations (Scopus)
Longitudinal Studies
Health
Child Development
Fathers
Parents
9 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of child labor on children's educational performance: Evidence from rural Vietnam

Le, H. T. & Homel, R., 1 Feb 2015, In : Journal of Asian Economics. 36, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child labor
Education
Standard of living
Academic performance
Labor supply
20 Citations (Scopus)

Inequality in Vietnamese urban-rural living standards, 1993-2006

Thu Le, H. & Booth, A. L., 1 Jan 2014, In : Review of Income and Wealth. 60, 4, p. 862-886 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Standard of living
Rural-urban
Expenditure
Household
Factors