Le Duy Anh

Le Duy Anh, PhD

Senior Lecturer, College of Arts and Sciences


Prior to his current appointment at Vin University, Dr. Duy Anh Le was the Head of the Public Policy Department at the University of Economics and Business, Vietnam National University Hanoi, and a Lecturer of Economics at RMIT, Vietnam. He had his research publications in prestigious academic journals. He also has been a senior development consultant with multiple projects funded by Vietnamese government and international organizations in Vietnam. His expertise focuses on applying behavioral theories to solve development challenges in developing countries. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Vietnam Global Young Scholars Association, a network that aims to unite young Vietnamese scholars and experts to address current domestic developmental challenges. He was one of the ten youth national representatives attended the 13th National Congress of Vietnam Communist Party in 2021, where the highest level of leaders shapes the directions of Vietnam for the next five years.

Behavioral economics, Public Policy, Water and Sanitation, Sustainable development.

1. Duy Anh Le and Nikita Makarchev (2020): Latrine use practices and predictors in Rural Vietnam: Evidence from Giong Trom district, Ben Tre, International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 228, p. 113554, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2020.113554 (Scimago: Q1).
2. Duy Anh Le (2021): Experience of Building World-Class Universities in China and Some Questions for Vietnam’s Higher Education System, VNU Journal of Science: Economics and Business, 37(2).
3. Chunwen Xiao, Duy Anh Le & Nikita Makarchev (2022): Handwashing behavior among adults in rural Vietnam: a cross-sectional mixed methods study, International Journal of Water Resources Development, https://doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2021.2014303 (Scimago: Q1).
4. Nikita Makarchev, Chelsea Chunwen Xiao, Ga-Young So, and Duy Anh Le (2022): One Step Forward, One Leap Back’: Chinese Overseas Subsidiaries under Changing Party State Sector Relations, Journal of Contemporary China, https://doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2022.2030995 (Scimago: Q1).
5. Nikita Makarchev, Chunwen Xiao, Bohao Yao, Yunlan Zhang, Xin Tao, Duy Anh Le* (corresponding author) (2022): Plastic consumption in urban municipalities: Characteristics and policy implications of Vietnamese consumers’ plastic bag use, Environmental Science and Policy, Volume 136, p 665-674, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2022.07.015 (Scimago: Q1).
6. Chinh Trung Dang, Nikita Makarchev, Van Huong Vu, Duy Anh Le, Xin Tao (forthcoming 2024): Spatiotemporal Dynamics of corruption propagation: A local-level perspective, Political Geography (Scimago: Q1).

Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 2020 Master of Philosophy in Development Studies, St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, 2013 Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University College, Durham University, Durham, UK, 2012

1. Study UK Alumni Award (by British Council) (s) Finalist in Social Action Category, 2024.
2. Outstanding researcher(s) award from Vietnam National University, Ha Noi, 2022.
3. Encouragement prize: Science and technology competition organized by Vietnam Firefighting and Rescue Police Department, 2019.
4. Suzy Pain Fund, University of Cambridge, UK, 2017.