Trinh Le holds a PhD from the University of Canterbury. Before joining Motu in 2014, Trinh was a Research Fellow at Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (University of Melbourne), and a consultant to the World Bank. Previously she worked at New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) and the New Zealand Treasury.
Trinh is interested in applied microeconomics, particularly in the areas of labour markets, education and development. At Motu, Trinh is currently working on firm productivity in New Zealand.