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Dr. Nguyen Manh Cuong

Job Position: Lecturer

Education Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Development Studies, Institute of Social Studies, Rotterdam University,
  • Master of Development Economics, Institute of Social Studies, Rotterdam University, Holland
  • National Economics University, Vietnam
  • Bachelor of Art (Business Administration), National Economics University, Vietnam
  • Leadership and Research fellowship, Institute for Humane Studies and Mckinac Center for Public Policy, Mises Institute, USA
  • MA in Business, Economics and Cultural Diplomacy, Furtwagen University,
    Academy for Cultural Diplomacy, Germany

International experiences

  • Principal Director for Master in Public Policy project in collaboration with University of Palermo, Italy, 2018-2020
  • National Expert on Civil Society Study Project of UNDP, 2005-2006
  • Director of designing Bachelor of Art in development Studies (In English), in collaboration between Hanoi University and University College Dublin, Ireland (2019-2020)
  • Dean of Faculty of International Studies, Hanoi University, 2009-2020
  • Director of Development Studies and Civil Society Studies, Hanoi University 2009-2020
  • Lecturer of Business Administration and Institutional Economics, 1997-2004, National Economics University
  • Lecturer of Development Economics, civil society and Institutional Economic Reform, 2009-2020, Hanoi University
  • Visiting lecturer and scholar of University of Warsaw, Poland, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Business administration: industrial organization, project management
  • Economics: development economics, institutional economics and international economics, microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • Diplomacy: Cultural diplomacy and international politics, Asian studies
  • Business administration: strategic management
  • Economics: development economics, institutional economics and international economics
  • Diplomacy: Cultural diplomacy and international politics, Asian studies.
  • Visiting Scholarship and professor from Fudan University, China
  • Talent Award of the top 25 promising youth leaders in Asia - Beijing University and Nippon Foundation from 15 Asian countries
  • D Scholarship, MA scholarship from the Dutch government
  • Research fellowship - Mises Institute, Auburn,Alabama, The one of the ten best think tanks in USA
  • Scholarship for young researchers - Training Course Institute for Humane Studies, Virginia
  • USA; Scholarship for leadership - Mckinac Center for Public Policy, Michigan, USA
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong, 1997, “ Conditions of Institutional Environment for Equitisation of State Enterprisesin Vietnam”, Asia-pacificEconomicReview, no.3
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong, 1997, “ Experiences and Lessons of Co-operatives Development in the World”, working paper presented at the national conference on industrial co-operative development, Hanoi.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong, ed. (2007), "Resettlement Studies of the Impacts of Hydropower Project Sonla", this project was funded by Ford Foundation, Hanoi: VUSTA.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong et al. (2006), An Assessment of Civil Society in Vietnam, VUSTA, VIDS ‘report with the support of UNDP and SNV, Hanoi.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong et al. (2006), Contributions to the rights of Associations in Vietnam, Hanoi: Vietnam Knowledge Publisher.
  • Nguyen M.Cuong (2006), “Civil Society in Vietnam: Problems of Accountability”, Hanoi: ActionAids.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong.2006. “ International experiences on law on associations: the case study of Vietnam”. Contributing to the right of associations. Hanoi: VUSTA.
  • Nguyen M.Cuong (2006), “MobilizingCitizensin The Delivery of Public Services”, Hanoi: VNAH.
  • Nguyen M. Cuong and Vu L. Quan (2006), “ Institutional Constraints and Private Sector Development: The Case study of Vietnam’s Textile-garment Industry”, Published in ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Singapore : Institute of South East Asian Studies
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong, 1997, “ Development of Service Sector in Rural Industrialisation, Vietnam”, research paper prepared for the government-level research programme on rural industrialisation.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong (2004), Does Ownership Matter to Enterprise Performance in Vietnam? A Comparative Study of Private and State Enterprises in Vietnam’s Textile-Garment Industry. PhD dissertation. Maartenstricht: Shaker Publishing BV.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong and K. Hege (2004), “Unequal government treatment in Vietnam’s textile-garment industry”, Norwegian Journal of Geography
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong. (30/June/2004). “The Socialist Calculation Debate Revisited: the Case Study of Vietnam”. Working Paper. Ludwig von Mises Institute.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong (2003), “Does the Ownership Matter to Enterprise Performance? A Comparative Study of State and Private Enterprises in Vietnam’s Textile-garment Industry”, the article presented in the Third Convention of Asia Scholar, Singapore (18-23/August).
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong (2003), “Institutional Constraints and Efficiency Argument of Privatisation: the Case Study of Vietnam’s Textile-garment Industry”, the paper presented in the conference organised by Institute of Humane Studies(19-26/June), Virginia.
  • Nguyễn MạnhCường, 2000, “Review of Textile-Garment in Vietnam”, Hanoi, CIEM (1998-2000).
  • Nguyễn MạnhCường and K. Hege (2004), “Unequal Treatment between State and Private
  • Nguyễn mạnhCường et al.(2006),Civil Society Assessment in Vietnam, UNDP project.
  • Nguyễn mạnh Cường (2007), “ Public Service Delivery: Deregulation Process in Health Care and Education”, Hà nội: VNAH
  • Nguyễn mạnhCường (2006), “ Civil Society Accountability in Vietnam”, Hà nội: Action Aid.
  • Nguyễn mạnh Cường (2005),”International Experience: The Law on Association in Vietnam”, Hà nội: VUSTA.
  • Nguyễn Mạng Cường (2009), “Theoretical Foundation and Principles of Civil Society Organizations Establishments and Governance in Vietnam”, Hanoi, Hà nội.
  • Nguyen ManhCuong (2012),” Civil Society and Democracy in Vietnam”, Hongkong University.
  • Nguyễn Mạnh Cường et al (2013), “Measuring Corporate Innovation Capacity: Experience and Implications from I2Metrix Implementation in Vietnam”, ASEAN Journal of Management and Innovation.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong, 2016, “Vietnam Education Philosophy: Challenges and Development in Globalization”, paper presented in International Conference organized by National Chi Nan University, Taiwan.
  • Nguyen ManhCuong (2018),Eds. “Internationalization of Education in the Age of Industrial Revolution4.0”, Conference Documents, Hanoi University and UCD Dublin.
  • Nguyen ManhCuong (2020), “Human Capital and Education Reform in Vietnam: Reshaping Education Philosophies of Vietnam”, Hanoi: Journal of Asian Pacific Economics vol.560, pp.19-22.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong et al, (2020) “A Scientometric Study on Depression among University Students in East Asia: Research and System Insufficiencies?”, Geneva: Sustainability 2020, 12, 1498; doi:10.3390/su12041498, Impact Factor (ISI) 2.59, CiteScore (Scopus) 3.01.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong, (2020), 50 critical Questions to Feminism and Gender Equality, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
  • Nguyen Manh Cuong (2022), “ Economic Interdependence between Vietnam and China in the Context of South China Sea Conflict”, Furtwangen University, Germany
  • International politics: South China Sea conflict and Global economic impacts
  • Development Economics and Diplomacy:  China-Vietnam economic relations
  • Civil society and development.
  • Business assessment and analysis.
  • Advisory lecture for Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Hanoi
  • Lecturer, International University (IU), Germany, from 30/3/2022-5/2022 (blended learning).
  • Visiting professor for University of Warsaw
  • Financial Advisor, Deutsch Financial Beratung, German Finance Company, 12/2021-present.
  • Representative in ASEAN, Academy for Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin.
  • Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • (ERAMUS, 2020), Fudan University, China (2019),
  • Visiting scholar, University of Oslo (2010, 2017), Chinan
  • University (2015), Taiwan in the field of development studies, development economics and civil society international relations, political transformation of Vietnam and China
  • National Experts on civil society, UNDP, OXFARM, ACTIONAID, etc