Vu Hoang Linh


1. Personal information:

Full Name:

Vu Hoang Linh


Year of Birth:

1976

Position:

Lecturer of Faculty of Development Economics, VNU-UEB

Degree:

PhD in Applied Economics

Languages:

English, French

Email:

vhlinh@vnu.edu.vn; vhlinh16@yahoo.com

Telephone:

(84-4) 37547506

Mobile:

(84)90669 1976

Address:

144 Xuan Thuy, Cau Giay, Ha Noi

2. Education:

  • Ph.D., Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, U.S.A. 2008.

  • Master’s Degree, Economic Theory and Econometrics, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse 1, France. 2003.

  • Master’s Degree, Development Economics, Vietnam-Netherland Programme for Development Economics, Hanoi National Economics University (NEU) and Institute of Social Studies (ISS). 2000.

  • B. A. , Commerce Economics and Management, Hanoi National Economics University, Vietnam. 1998.

3. Employment:

  • August 2010 - now: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Development Economics, University of Economics and Business, Vietnam National University, Hanoi.

  • September 2009- March 2010: Senior Socio-economic Researcher, Prosperity Initiative, Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • January 2009- July 2009: Senior Researcher, Center for Agricultural Policy, Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development.

  • 2004- 2008: Research Assistant, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

  • 2001-2002: Economist, Mekong Economics Ltd.

  • 2001-2002: Vice Head, Department of Economics and Management, Thang Long University, Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • 2000-2001: Northern Field Manager, GfK Asia Marketing Service Ltd.

  • 1998- 2002: Lecturer, Department of Economics and Management, Thang Long University, Hanoi. Vietnam

Teaching:

  • Previous courses (1998- 2002): Macroeconomics 1, Microeconomics 1, Economics of Development, Strategic Management, Marketing Research.

  • Recent courses (2010-2011): Research Methods in Economics.

4. Publications:

4.1. Published and Forthcoming Journal Articles:

  1. “Efficiency of Rice Farming Households in Vietnam”, International Journal of Development Issues, forthcoming, 2012.

  2. “Global market shocks and poverty in Vietnam: the case of rice”, with Ian Coxhead and Le Dong tam, Agricultural Economics, forthcoming, 2012.

  3.  “Assessing Alternative Poverty Proxy Methods in Rural Vietnam,” with Bob Baulch, Oxford Development Studies 39(3), 339-367, September 2011.

  4.  “Food Prices and Household Welfare in Vietnam,” with Paul Glewwe, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 36(1), April 2011.

  5. “Economic Efficiency in Farm Households: Trends, Explanatory Factors, and Estimation Methods”, with Kent Olson, Agricultural Economics 40 (5), 587-599, September 2009.

  6. “Efficiency Estimates for Rice Farming Households in Vietnam”, Vietnam Socio-Economic Development 47, pp. 64-75. Autumn, 2006.

  7. “Capital Account Liberalization- Experiences from Other Countries for Vietnam”, Economics Studies 269, October, 2000 (in Vietnamese).

4.2. Papers under revision for referred journals:

  1.  “Vietnam’s Agricultural Productivity: A Malmquist Index Approach”, under revision for Agricultural Economics.

  2. “Access, Disparities and Financing in Vietnam’s Education System, revised and resubmitted to Asia-Pacific Development Journal.

  3. “Poverty Impact of the Food Crisis on Cambodia.” Under revision for Journal of Developing Areas.

4.3. Research and Conference Papers:

  1. “The Effects of Global Shocks on Poverty in Vietnam,” with Ian Coxhead. Paper for presentation in the conference “The Financial Crisis and Development: Impacts, Responses and Lessons”, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10/2010.

  2. “Urban Poverty in Vietnam: Determinants and Implications,” with Nguyen Viet Cuong.

  3. “Isssues in Education in Vietnam in 2000s: Access, Disparities, and Financing.” Paper Prepared for Vietnam National Human Development Report, 2010.

  4.  “Equity and Access to Tertiary Education: The Case of Vietnam.” Report for the World Bank, with Giang Thanh Long and Le Viet Thuy, February 2010.

  5. “Poverty Impact of the Food Crisis on Poverty in Cambodia.” Report for the World Bank, with Paul Glewwe, April 2009.

  6. “Impacts of Rising Food Prices on Poverty and Welfare in Vietnam.” Report for the World Bank, with Paul Glewwe, July 2008.

  7.  “Estimation of Food Demand from Household Survey Data,” DEPOCEN Working Paper Series 2009/12.

  8.  “Analysis of Calorie and Micronutrient Consumption in Vietnam,” DEPOCEN Working Paper Series 2009/14.

  9. “Productivity Growth, Technical Efficiency and Technical Change on Minnesota Farms” with Kent Olson. Selected Paper for presentation at the American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, July 2009.

  10.  “Vietnam’s Agricultural Productivity: A Malmquist Index Approach,” Vietnam Development Forum Working Paper Series 0903.

  11. “Efficiency of Rice Farms in Vietnam- A DEA with Bootstrap and Stochastic Production Frontier Application.” Paper for presentation at IAMO Conference, Halle, Germany, 2007.

  12. “Economic Efficiency and Factors Explaining Differences Between Minnesota Farm Households,” with Kent Olson. Selected paper for presentation at the American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 2007.

4.4. Commissioned Reports:

  1. “Equity and Access to Tertiary Education: The Case of Vietnam.” Report for the World Bank, with Giang Thanh Long and Le Viet Thuy, February 2010.

  2. “Poverty Impact of the Food Crisis on Poverty in Cambodia.” Report for the World Bank, with Paul Glewwe, April 2009.

  3.  “Impacts of Rising Food Prices on Poverty and Welfare in Vietnam.” Report for the World Bank, with Paul Glewwe, July 2008.

  4. “Procedure for Calculating Nominal and Real Expenditures and Poverty Indicators for the 2004 VHLSS.” Report for Vietnam General Statistical Office, with Paul Glewwe, 2004.

  5.  “Harmonization of ODA Procedures in Vietnam” with Mekong Economics Ltd. Staff, 2002.

  6. “Comprehensive Survey of Public Administration Reform,” with Mekong Economics Ltd. Staff, 2002.

  7. “Education Sector in Vietnam- A Briefing Kit,” with Adam McCarty and Phan H. Duong, 2001.

4.5. Translated Books:

  1. World Bank (2002), Globalization, Growth, and Poverty: Building an Inclusive World Economy. In Vietnamese: Toàn cầu hóa, tăng trưởng và nghèo đói: Xây dựng một nền kinh tế thế giới hội nhập, Culture and Information Publishing House, 2002.
  2. World Bank (2002), Building Institutions for Markets-World Development Report 2002. In Vietnamese: Xây dựng thể chế hỗ trợ thị trường: Báo cáo phát triển thế giới 2002, National Politics Publishing House, 2002.
  3. Baker, J. L. (2000), Evaluating the Impact of Development Projects on Poverty: A Handbook for Practitioners. In Vietnamese: Đánh giá tác động của các Dự án Phát triển tới Đói nghèo. Culture and Information Publishing House, 2002.
  4. Ayn Rand (1943), The Fountainhead. In Vietnamese: Suối Nguồn, Youth Publishing House, 2007.
  5. Easterly, W. (2001), The Elusive Quest for Growth : Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics. In Vietnamese: Truy tìm căn nguyên tăng trưởng. Alpha Books, 2009.

4.6. Theses:

  1. Linh Hoang Vu (2008), Essays on the Economics of Food Production and Consumption in Vietnam, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
  2. Linh Hoang Vu (2003), Japanese Economy in 1990s- is Japan in a Liquidity Trap?, MSc Thesis, Midi-Pyréne School of Economics, University of Toulouse 1, France.
  3. Linh Hoang Vu (2000), Capital Controls in Developing Countries- Lessons for Vietnam, MA Thesis, National Economics University, Vietnam.


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