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Cuong Viet Nguyen

Affiliate Research Fellow


2009: Ph.D. in Development Economics Group, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Management, Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
2002: M.Sc. in Development Economics Group, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Management, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Research Areas

Public Policy, Management

Teaching Areas

Public Policy, Management


Email: cv.nguyen@ipag.fr

Nguyen Viet Cuong obtains PhD and MSc Degrees in Development Economics from Wageningen University (the Netherlands). His main interests are child poverty, poverty analysis, fertility economics, climate changes, education and health issues. He has work experiences in Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Egypt. His recent studies are published in referred journals such as American Political Science Review, Social Science and Medicine, World Bank Economic Review, World Development, Journal of Comparative Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Transition, Journal of Development Studies, Statistics in Medicine, Journal of Environmental Management and Planning, European Review of Agricultural Economics.

Tuyen Quang Tran & Cuong Nguyen & Huong Vu, 2018. “Does Economic Inequality Affect the Quality of Life of Older People in Rural Vietnam?” Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 19(3), pages 781-799.

Daniel Mont & Cuong Nguyen, 2018. “Spatial Variation in the Poverty Gap Between People with and without Disabilities: Evidence from Vietnam,” Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, vol. 137(2), pages 745-763.

Cuong Nguyen, 2018. “The long-term effects of mistimed pregnancy on children’s education and employment,” Journal of Population Economics, vol. 31(3), pages 937-968.

Anh Tuan Bui & Cuong Nguyen & Thu Phuong Pham, 2017. “Poverty among ethnic minorities: the transition process, inequality and economic growth,” Applied Economics, vol. 49(31), pages 3114-3128.

Cuong Nguyen & Anh Tran, 2017. “The Effect of Having Children on Women’s Marital Status: Evidence from Vietnam,” Journal of Development Studies, vol. 53(12), pages 2102-2117.

Arouri, Mohamed & Ben Youssef, Adel & Nguyen, Cuong, 2017. “Does urbanization reduce rural poverty? Evidence from Vietnam,” Economic Modelling, vol. 60(C), pages 253-270.

Cuong Nguyen, 2016. “Does Parental Migration Really Benefit Left-Behind Children? Comparative Evidence from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam”, Social Science and Medicine, vol. 153, pages 230–239.

Mohamed Arouri, Cuong Nguyen and Adel Ben Youssef, 2015. “Natural Disasters, Household Welfare and Resilience: Evidence from Rural Vietnam”, with World Development, vol. 70(C), pages 59-77, 2015.

Edmunds Makesky, Cuong Nguyen and Tran Anh, 2014.  “The Impact of Recentralization on Public Services: A Quasi-Experiment on Abolishing Elected Councils in Vietnam”, with, American Political Science Review, vol. 108(1), pages 144-168.

Cuong Nguyen and Anh Tran, 2014.  “The role of crop land during economic development: evidence from rural Vietnam” with Tran Ngoc Anh, European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 41(4), pages 561-582.

Daniel Mont and Cuong Nguyen, 2013. “Does Parental Disability Matter to Child Education? Evidence from Vietnam”, World Development, Vol.48, pages 88-107.

Cuong Nguyen, 2012. “A Method to Update Poverty Maps”, Journal of Development Studies, 48(12), 1844-1863.

Cuong Nguyen, 2011. “Measuring Impacts of Voluntary Health Insurance on Healthcare Utilization in Vietnam”, Health Economics, Vol. 21(8), pages 946-966.

Vice Director and Senior Researcher, Institute of Public Policy and Management, National Economics University, Vietnam.

Vice Director and Senior Researcher, Mekong Development Research Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Research Fellow, IPAG Lab, IPAG Business School, Paris, France.