» Luong Thanh Tran

Luong Thanh Tran

Affiliate Research Fellow


2018: PhD in Economics, FSU Jena
2013: MSc in Economics, FSU Jena
2011: BSc in Economics and Finance, University of York

Research Areas

Entrepreneurship, International Trade, Investment

Teaching Areas

International Political Economics, Institutional Economics, Econometrics


Email: tran.lg.thanh@gmail.com

Luong Thanh Tran obtained a PhD and a MSc in Economics from Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany), and a BSc in Economics and Finance from the University of York (UK). He has worked on different topics including entrepreneurship, international trade, investment, and expresses interest in topics such as machine learning, automation and AI.

Draper, Peter and Freytag, Andreas and Scholvin, Sören and Tran, Luong Thanh (2016) “Is a ‘Factory Southern Adrica’ Feasible? Harnessing Flying Geese to the South African Gateway”. World Bank Working Paper and CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5867.

2019: German Development Bank & World Bank
2015-2018: Graduate College Soziale Marktwirtschaft, Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung.
2015-2018: Graduate School Human Behavior in Social and Economic Change, FSU Jena.
2014: Chair of Economic Policy, FSU Jena