Dr Chea Phal

Research Fellow

Prior to joining CDRI’s Education Unit in 2020, Dr. CHEA Phal worked as consultant for the World Bank, as research fellow at Kobe University, and as adjunct researcher at the Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration (RIEB), Japan. He earned his Master and Ph.D. degrees in economics of education from Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan. He is also actively involved in joint projects between UNESCO Bangkok and Kobe University, conducting several educational research projects in Cambodia. His research interest includes economics of education, education finance, higher education, learning assessment, and field experiment.

Email: phalchea@cdri.org.kh

Education

School Finance in Cambodia

Ashida, A. & Chea. P. (2017). School Finance in Cambodia: Challenges and Recommendations for Effective School Grants Implementation. In UNESCO Bangkok (Ed.), Ensuring Adequate, Efficient and Equitable Finance in Schools in the Asia-Pacific Region. (pp. 83-103) Abstract: The study examines the education financing systems at primary school level in Cambodia, providing an overview of school financing pattern, practices and issues, and policy options to strengthen management and performan ...

Author: - March , 2020

Education

Does Higher Education Expansion in Cambodia Make Access to Education More Equal?

Chea, P. (2019). Does Higher Education Expansion in Cambodia Make Access to Education More Equal? International Journal of Educational Development, 70, 102075. Abstract: This paper provides empirical evidence on the trends of how demand-side factors predict the probabilities of enrollment in higher education in Cambodia between 2004 and 2014, using nationally representative household survey data with multinomial logistic regression approach. The findings suggest that higher education expa ...

Author: - March , 2020

Education

A Review of Data Used in Education Research

Chea, P. (2019). A Review of Data Used in Education Research: Focus on Empirical Studies in Developing Countries (Discussion Paper Series. No. DP2019-27). Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University Abstract: This paper intends to review education-related datasets, including data from household surveys, learning assessments and field experiments, publicly available for researchers and students interested in conducting education research. It also present ...

Author: - March , 2020