» Long Thanh Giang

Long Thanh Giang

Affiliate Research Fellow


2008: Ph.D. in Public Policy, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan

2004: Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), the Netherlands.

2003: Master of Public   Policy (MPP), Asian Public Policy Program (APPP), Hitotsubashi University, Japan

1998: BA in Economics, Faculty of Banking and Finance, National Economics University (NEU), Vietnam.

Research Areas

Economics of Aging, Health Protection for Older People

Teaching Areas

Economics of Aging, Macroeconomics


Email: lt.giang@ipag.fr

Phone: +33 1 5363 3600

Campus: Paris, Nice

Long Thanh Giang is currently an Associate Professor & Director of the Institute of Public Policy and Management (IPPM), National Economics University, Hanoi; Senior Researcher at Institute of Social and Medical Studies (ISMS), Hanoi; and Affiliate Research Fellow of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford. His research interests include the economics of aging and health protection for older people, using actuarial and micro-simulation techniques to provide evidence-based policy studies. His research outcomes have been published widely, including Asian Economic Journal; Asia Pacific Migration Journal; Asia Pacific Population Journal; Asia Pacific Development Journal; Asia Pacific Economic Literature; Development and Change; International Social Science Journal; Journal of Population Ageing; and Social Science and Medicine.  He was a member of the drafting team for the Vietnam’s Social Protection Strategy 2011-2020; a key member of taskforce and research group for reforming social assistance system in Vietnam 2017-2021, under MoLISA; a member of the drafting team for the MoH’s Joint Annual Health Report 2017, namely ‘Toward a Healthy Aging’.

Published Books:

2018, Giang Thanh Long & Theresa W. Devasahayam (eds.) Health rights of older people: Comparative Perspectives in ASEAN Countries. Singapore/London: Routledge



Long Thanh Giang, Dat Van Duong & Yeop Jeong Kim. “Factors associated with Perceived Health Status of the Vietnamese Older People”, Journal of Population Ageing, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s12062-018-9218-6

Long Thanh Giang & Cuong Viet Nguyen.   “Aging population and the sustainability of the pension scheme:  Simulation of policy options for Vietnam”, Journal of Economics and Development, Vol. 19, No. 3 (December 2017): 40-51, 2017.

Long Thanh Giang & Cuong Viet Nguyen. “How would cash transfers improve child welfare in Viet Nam?”, Children and Youth Services Review, Volume 82, 2017, pp. 87-98, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.09.003.

Long Thanh Giang & Dung Duc Le. “Working Beyond the Traditional Retirement Ages:  How does Chronic Health Condition Influence Older Workers in Vietnam”, Ageing International, 2017. DOI 10.1007/s12126-017-9301-y

Long Giang, Cuong Nguyen, Anh Tran. “Does PAPI monitoring improve local governance? Evidence from a natural experiment in Vietnam”, International Journal of Development Issues, Vol. 16 Issue: 1, pp.85-106, 2017. doi: 10.1108/IJDI-05-2016-0028

Le Duc Dung and Giang Thanh Long. “Gender differences in prevalence and associated factors of multi-morbidity among older persons in Vietnam”, International Journal on Ageing in Developing Countries, 1(2): 113-132, 2016.

Giang Thanh Long, Mai Hoang Viet, and Nguyen Thi Hong Diep. “Gender differences in financial sources and perceived financial satisfaction among older people in Vietnam”, Journal of Economics and Development, Vol.18, No.2, pp.36-58, 2016.

Giang Thanh Long, Nguyen Viet Cuong, and Tran Quang Tuyen. “Firm agglomeration and local poverty reduction: Evidence from an economy in transition”, Asia-Pacific Economic Literature, 2016. doi: 10.1111/apel.12131

Giang Thanh Long, Nguyen Viet Cuong, Tran Quang Tuyen, and Vu Thieu. “Does Firm Agglomeration Matter to Labor and Education of Local Children? Evidence in Vietnam”, Child Indicators Research, DOI 10.1007/s12187-016-9409-8


Since 1998:  National Economics University (NEU), Hanoi, Vietnam

Since 2015:  Research Fellow, IPAG Business School, Paris, France.

Since 2014:  Affiliate Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing (OIPA), University of Oxford, England.

Since 2012:  Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Social and Medical Studies (ISMS), Hanoi, Vietnam

Since 2009: Visiting Research Fellow, Fukino Project, Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

2009 – 2012:  Senior Research Fellow Indochina Research and Consulting (IRC), Hanoi, Vietnam

2005:  Visiting Research Fellow, the Oxford Institute of Ageing (OIA), the University of Oxford, England.

2003 – 2010:  Researcher, Vietnam Development Forum (VDF) (both in Hanoi and Tokyo).