Vo Tat Thang is currently a Director of the Health and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City. He received a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the Australian National University in 2016. His research interest includes Health Economics (Ageing, Retirement, Nutrition, Health Insurance), Impact Evaluation, Development Economics (International Trade, Poverty, Inequality, Child Development, Women Development), and Applied Microconometrics.
1. Thang T. Vo and Pham Hoang Van (2019), ‘Can Health Insurance Reduce Household Vulnerability? Evidence from Vietnam’, World Development, ISSN: 0305-750X, Volume 124, 104645.
2. Thong A. Tran, Tri H. Nguyen, & Thang T.Vo (2019), ‘Adaptation to flood and salinity environments in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta: Empirical analysis of farmer-led innovations’, Agricultural Water Management, ISSN 0378-3774, Volume 216, Pages 89-97. Thang T. Vo 3
3. Thang T. Vo (2018), ‘Household vulnerability as expected poverty in Vietnam’, World Development Perspectives, ISSN 2452-2929, Volumes 10-12, page 1-14.
4. Vo T. T., Nguyen, T. H., & Nguyen, T. T. V (2018). ‘European Union – Vietnam free trade agreement and Vietnam’s Footwear’, Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, Volumes 25 (Special Issue 02), page 29-46.
5. Vo Tat Thang, Vo Duc Hoang Vu and Nguyen Xuan Dinh (2017), ‘Estimating the economic value of tourism activities in Can Gio using the travel cost method’, Journal of Economic Development, 28(8), page 84-106, ISSN 1859-1124, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese).
6. Thang Vo, Thong Tran and Duy Luong (2017), ‘Water governance for sustainable development: In-ternational practices and implication for the Mekong delta region’, Quarterly Journal of Economic Development, 24(4), page 99-210, ISSN 1859-1116, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City.
7. Le Van Truyen, Vo Tat Thang, Vu Nu Anh, Phan Hong Giang (2017), ‘The selection process of essential medicines for the public drug formulary in some countries’, Health Policy Journal, vol 20, page 20-30, ISSN 1859-2643, Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Ministry of Health (Vietnamese).
8. Le Van Truyen, Vo Tat Thang, Vu Nu Anh, Phan Hong Giang (2016), ‘The selection process of essential medicines for the public drug formulary in Vietnam’, Health Policy Journal, vol 19, page 63-68, ISSN 1859-2643, Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Ministry of Health (Vietnamese).
9. Vo Tat Thang (2009), ‘Forecasting some significant changes in world economic development as the consequences of the crisis in 2008’, Economic Review, Issue 1, ISSN 1859-3453, Open University, Vietnam (Vietnamese).
10. Vu Thanh Tu Anh, Le Viet Thai and Vo Tat Thang (2007), ‘Provincial Extralegal Investment Incentivesin the Context of Decentralization in Viet Nam: Mutually Beneficial or a Race to the Bottom?’, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Publication in collaboration with John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
11. Nguyen Trong Hoai and Vo Tat Thang (2007), ‘Impacts of WTO commitment on Rural and Agriculture in Viet Nam’, Journal of Economic Development, Issue 153, page 2-4, ISSN 1859-1124, University of Economics HCMC, Vietnam (Vietnamese).
12. Nguyen Trong Hoai and Vo Tat Thang (2005), ‘Corporations in Vietnam: Practical barriers and policy suggestions’, Journal of Economic Development, Issue 134, page 4-5, ISSN 1859-1124, University of Economics HCMC, Vietnnam (Vietnamese).
13. Pham Hoang Van & Thang T. Vo. (2019). Does globalization improve women’s bargaining positions in the household,? The 2nd Annual Sustainability and Development Conference, The University of Michigan, 10–14/10/2019 and 89th Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings, Florida, 23–25/11/2019.
14. Thang T. Vo. & Raghbendra Jha (2019). Tariff liberalization and nutrition transition in Vietnam.
15. Thang T. Vo & Raghbendra Jha (2019). The health effects of unemployment on the European elderly: An application of finite mixture models using the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe, ACDE seminar, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, 02/07/2019.
16. Thang T. Vo & Kim M. Le (2019). Natural disasters and households’ health in rural Vietnam, Inter-national conference on Econometrics and Statistical Methods–Applications in Economics and Finance, Ho Chi Minh City, 22/01/2019.
17. Thang T. Vo & Duyen T.P. Tran (2018). ‘Mental health around retirement: Evidence of Ashenfelter’s dip from SHARE panel data during 2004–2017’,’ Asia Conference on Business and Economic Studies – ACBES, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, 8-9/09/2018. Thang T. Vo 4
18. Thang T. Vo (2018). ‘Will child development improve with women’s empowerment in a developing country with a narrowing gender gap? Insights from rural Vietnam.’, International workshop on Water Governance, Climate change, and Food Security in Minority Communities, Vietnam, An Giang University, Long Xuyen, 21-22/09/2018.
19. Thang T. Vo (2018). ‘Social capital and household vulnerability: New evidence from rural Viet Nam’. WIDER Working Paper 2018/167. Helsinki: UNU-WIDER.
20. Thang T. Vo & Huy Q. Nguyen (2018), ‘Analyzing the impacts of crop diversication on vulnerability to poverty in Vietnam’s smallholders,’ the 11th Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM), Ha Noi, 11-12/06/2018.
21. Thang Vo & Oanh Tran (2017). ‘The effects of economic shocks on children development: a case study of China, the 10th Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM), Ho Chi Minh City, 1-2/08/2017.
22. Thang Vo (2016), ‘Risk aversion and the impact of health insurance on household vulnerability: New evidence from rural Vietnam’, the 9th Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM), Da Nang City, 11-12/08/2016.
23. Thang Vo (2015), ‘Household vulnerability as low expected utility and responses to risks in rural Vietnam’, ANU PhD seminar, Canberra, 08/2015.
24. Thang Vo (2014), ‘Household vulnerability as expected poverty in Vietnam’, Conference paper at Waseda University, Tokyo, 07/2015.