I am an academic at  the Research School of Economics at the Australian National University. My research areas are Macroeconomics and Public Finance, in particular in taxation, social insurance and fiscal policy.  Please see below my current research programs, recent publications and research grants. 

Current Research
  • Macro and welfare effects of tax and transfer policy
  • Health, healthcare policy and macroeconomy
  • Consequences of fiscal imbalances and austerity measures
  • The macroeconomics of population ageing
  • Fiscal devaluation
Research Grant
  • Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHQR)
  • Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Bank of Japan (BoJ)
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS)
Recent Publication
  • "Fiscal Austerity Measures: Spending Cuts vs. Tax Increases,"  Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming (with Gerhard Glomm and Juergen Jung)
  • "Market Inefficiency, Insurance Mandate and Welfare: U.S Health Care Reform 2010," Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 20, April 2016 (with Juergen Jung)

        Research School of Economics
        Australian National University
        Acton, ACT 2601
         chung dot q dot tran at gmail