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Trang Thu Vu, Research Associate

Trang Thu Vu, Research Associate

Trang Thu Vu

Trang Thu Vu joined the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) as a Research Associate in April 2021.

Her research focuses are development economics, applied econometrics, impact evaluation, and behavioral economics.

Currently, she is a PhD candidate in development economics at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo. She earned her MA in Public Policy from Hitotsubashi University.

Prior to joining ADBI, she worked as a researcher at the Institute for Development Strategy, a national think tank in Viet Nam. She also previously worked as a Research Assistant at the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

A Comparative Study on the Self-Help Approach in Rural Development between Vietnam's New Rural Development and Korea's Saemaul Undong

Journal of East Asian Economic Integration, 20(1): 91–125, March 2016.