Dr Hai Anh LaSenior Research Fellow


Address: Building 11 Phone: +61(0) 2 6201 2786


National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM)


Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra

Research Interests

Statistical modeling; microsimulation; tax and income issues; migration


Dr Hai Anh La is a Senior Research Fellow at the National Social and Economic Modelling Centre (NATSEM) at the University of Canberra, and a visiting fellow at Arndt-Corden Department of Economics at the Australian National University. She has been a senior researcher at the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and a university lecturer at the National Economics University (Vietnam). She received her Doctorate of Philosophy from the Australian National University. Her main research areas are household welfare, social protection, poverty and migration. She is also interested in policy modelling and evaluation using microsimulation techniques, focusing on the Australian tax-transfer system.


La, Hai Anh and Ying Xu (2017), Remittances, Social Security, and Crowding-Out Effect: New Evidence from a Developing County, Journal of Asian Economics, 49, pp.42-59.

Tran, Thi Bich and Hai Anh La (2017), Agglomeration Effects: Productivity of the Informal Sector in Vietnam, The Journal of Development Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2017.1283013

Xu, Ying and Hai Anh La (2016), Spillovers of the United States’ unconventional monetary policy to emerging Asia: The bank lending channel, ADBI Working Paper Series No. 619.

Xu, Ying and Hai Anh La (2015), Foreign Banks and International Shock Transmission: Does Bank Ownership Still Matter?, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 38, pp. 200-216.

Pham, Quang Ngoc and Hai Anh La (2014), Household Welfare and Pricing of Rice: Does Being the World’s Biggest Rice Exporter Matter for Vietnam?, in Nina Pavcnik ed. Trade Polices, Household Welfare and Poverty Alleviation: Case Studies from Virtual Institute Academic Network”, United Nations, Geneva.

La, Hai Anh and Suiwah Leung (2012), Remittances from Migrants - Experience from Vietnamese Households, Journal of Vietnamese Studies, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 10-31.

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