Huong Thu Le

Working paper

The causal impact of mental health on tobacco and alcohol consumption: an instrumental variables approach

This paper utilises a fixed effects instrumental variables model, and a nationally representative panel dataset from Australia, to present robust evidence on the causal impact of mental distress on cigarette smoking and alcohol drinking behaviours.
Working paper

Who’s declining the “free lunch”? New evidence from the uptake of public child dental benefits

This paper provides the first evidence on the determinants of uptake of two recent public dental benefit programs for Australian children and adolescents from disadvantaged families.