Research

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Foreign Direct Investment and Female Employment in Vietnam,” with Jennifer Poole and Amelia Santos-Paulino, Transnational Corporations Journal, 2020, 27 (3), 133-155.
  2. “The Impact of Local Corruption on Business Tax Registration and Compliance: Evidence from Vietnam,” with Duong Le and Eddy Malesky , Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2020, 177, 762-786.
  3. “Effects of Temporary Corporate Income Tax Cuts: Evidence from Vietnam,”  Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 146, 102476.
  4. “Oil Price Declines Could Hurt Financial Markets and A Possible Explanation,” with Ha Nguyen and Huong Nguyen, The Energy Journal, 2020, 41 (5), 1-22.
  5. Firm Take-Up Rate of A Corporate Income Tax Cut: Evidence from Vietnam,” National Tax Journal, 2019, 72 (3), 575-598.
  6. Modeling the Effect of Income Segregation on Communicable Disease Transmission,World Medical& Health Policy, 2019, 11 (3), 288-315.
  7. Racial and Ethnic Price Differentials in a Small Urban Housing Market,” with Sanjaya DeSilva and Michael Smith, Housing Policy Debate, 2012, 22 (2), 241-269.

WORKING PAPERS

  1. “Special Economic Zones in Vietnam,” with Brian McCaig, Margaret McMillan, and Marina Ngoma.
    • Invited talks (includes scheduled): Washington Area International Trade Symposium (April 2021), NEUDC (November 2020).
  2. Tax Policy and Household Businesses in Vietnam,” with Dinh Nguyen.
    • Invited talks (includes scheduled): George Mason C-RASC Seminar (April 2021), Vietnamese Research Seminar (December 2020), National Tax Association Conference (November 2020).

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

  1. “Collapsing Oil Prices and US Oil Firms During Covid-19: Is There a Role of Debt?,” with Caleb Cho, Ha Nguyen, and Huong Nguyen.
  2. “How Oil Price Declines Could Hurt the Economy: The Aggregate Demand Channel,” with Caleb Cho, Ha Nguyen, and Huong Nguyen.
  3. “Recentralization and the Informal Sector in Vietnam,” with Duong Le.
  4. “Special Economic Zones and the Informal Sector in Vietnam,” with Hung Nguyen.