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Heng (Jason) Jiang Research Fellow - CAPR, Ctr Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR)

Dr Jiang is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR), School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University. He obtained his Ph.D in Economics from Deakin University. He leads a number of ARC, NHMRC, NGOs and state governments funded research projects. He conducts quantitative and econometric analyses in relation to the harmful use of alcohol and other drugs, with particular research interest on estimating impacts of policy interventions on alcohol, tobacco and drug use, and related social and health issues; links between alcohol and tobacco consumption, and non-communicable diseases and injuries.

He has attracted $2.3 million research funding, resulting over 50 publications in Addiction, Public Health and Economics fields. His research on alcohol and tobacco use and related health and social issues has been published in leading health and addiction journals, such as Lancet, Lancet Global Health, BMC Medicine, JAMA Network Open and Addiction. His research has been widely reported by public and social media, appearing on television (Channel 10, SBS and Channel 7) and in print media (Washington Post, BBC, ABC, Telegraph, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Bloomberg and etc,).

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