Hai Nguyen is an Assistant Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore. He conducts empirical research into health-related behaviours, health outcomes, and in particular, health policy evaluation. He has special interests in smoking bans, obesity, pharmaceutical pricing policy, and cost-effectiveness. His research applies various micro-econometric techniques (particularly, quasi-experimental methods) and economic theory to individual-level data from social surveys and administrative databases. His works have been published in the Journal of Health Economics and Tobacco Control, among others. Apart from his academic research, Hai actively engages in policy consultancy, being the lead author or a co-author of a number of technical policy reports for the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canada, Health Canada, and the Canadian Institute for Health Research. Hai previously was a postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto after earning his Ph.D. in Economics from Concordia University with a specialization in health economics.