Department of Economics

The University of York

Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, The United Kingdom

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Research Fields Applied Microeconomics

Primary Fields: Labor, Education and Health Economics

Secondary Fields: Economic History and Development Economics

Selected Ongoing Research

Welfare Reform and Mental Health (Joint with Mike Brewer, and Emma Tominey)

Ancient Culture, Historical Meritocratic Institutions, and Modern-day Educational Success. 

Does Compulsory Primary Schooling Raise Investments in the Human Capital of the Next Generation? Evidence from Vietnam (Joint with Thomas Cornelissen). 

Pre-doctoral Research

Spillover Effects of Health Insurance for Children on Parents’ Healthcare Services Utilization. Revised and resubmitted to Empirical Economics



Intergenerational Earnings and Income Mobility in Vietnam. LABOUR 34(1): 113-136, 2020. [pdf]




Quasi-experimental Evidence on the Political Impacts of Education in Vietnam. Education Economics 27(2): 207-221, 2019. [pdf]




Do the More Educated Utilize More Health Care Services? Evidence from Vietnam Using a Regression Discontinuity Design. International Journal of Health Economics and Management 18(3): 277-299, 2018. [pdf]


jabeHuman Resource Management Practices and Firm Outcomes: Evidence from Vietnam (Joint with T. T. Dung, V. T. Phuong, T. D. Vinh). Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies 25(2): 221-238, 2018. [pdf]



The Determinants of Self-medication: Evidence from Urban Vietnam (Joint with N. T. Hoai). Social Work in Health Care 56(4): 260-282, 2017. [pdf