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Senior Research Officer


Huong Le is a Senior Research Officer at the Western Australia’s node of the Life Course Centre, Telethon Kids Institute. She also holds academic and professional positions at UWA Public Policy Institute and The Raine Study, The University of Western Australia. She completed her PhD in Economics from The Australian National University. Her previous experience includes research and teaching positions at Curtin University, Griffith University and National Economics University of Vietnam.

She is passionate about child health and development research. She has published in high-impact journals including Health Economics, American Journal of Health Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of Population Economics, IZA Journal of Labour Economics and Journal of Asian Economics, among others. Her current research focus is using large longitudinal linked data sets to analyse socio-economics issues with focus on topics in the fields of child health and development, intergenerational transmissions in health and human capital, inequality, policy modelling and evaluations.