Nga T. Q. Le

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Nga Lê is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University where she is currently working on labour market effects of health insurance in developing countries. She has also been involved in several projects commissioned and funded by UNICEF Vietnam on social assistance system for Vietnamese children. Additionally, she used to work as a researcher at Indochina Research and Consulting in Vietnam where she engaged in a wide range of consulting projects commissioned by the World Bank Vietnam, Action Aid, Oxfam GB, IFAD, AusAID. 

She holds a Master degree in Public Policy and Human Development at UNU-MERIT's Graduate School of Governance with a specialisation in Social Protection Financing and Design. She was awarded High Potential Scholarship for talented non-EU students for her Master study, and then UNU-MERIT Fellowship for the Doctoral study at Maastricht University.

Her areas of interest include labour economics, health economics, health policy, social protection, poverty reduction and gender empowerment.  

Selected publications by Nga T. Q. Le