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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 is leading and working on a number of ARC, NHMRC, NGO 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, non-communicable diseases and injuries.

In the last five years, he has published more than 30 journal articles (majority of them were published as the first author) and two books in Addiction and Public Health fields, and received a number of awards. His research has been widely cited by public and social media, such as on television (Channel 10, SBS and Channel 7) and in print media (The Washington Post, BBC, ABC, The Telegraph, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Bloomberg and etc,).

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