Dr. CHEA Vatana has joined CDRI in 2019. He holds a master degree in private law from the Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and a master and PhD degree in demography from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Before joining CDRI, he was a PhD intern under a fellowship program called International Doctoral School on the SDGs at the Centro Studi di Politica Internazionale, Rome, Italy. His research interest includes population projection, migration and development, human capital development, economics of education, and economics of household. He has authored and co-authored various book chapters, conference proceedings, and scientific articles in international journal and in SCOPUS database.
Chea, V., & Wongboonsin, P. (forthcoming). Children of Internal Migrant: Does Moving with Parent Affect Schooling Progression? Sojourn.
Wongboonsin, P., & Chea, V. (forthcoming). Decoding Cambodian SES data: Impact of Remittances on Household Investment in Education. In P. Wongboonsin (Ed.), Decoding Migration in ASEAN+3 and Policy Implications. Bangkok: ASEAN Studies Center, Chulalongkorn University.
Chea, V., & Wongboonsin, P. (forthcoming). Decoding Cambodian Internal and International Migration. In P. Wongboonsin (Eds.), Decoding Migration in ASEAN+3 and Policy Implications. Bangkok: ASEAN Studies Center, Chulalongkorn University.
Chea, V., & Wongboonsin, P. (2020). Do Remittances Increase Household Investment in Education? Evidence from Cambodia During and After the Global Financial Crisis. Journal of Population and Social Studies, 28(5), 1–21.
Chea, V., & Wongboonsin, P. (2019). Migration, Remittances, and Child Growth: Evidence from Cambodia. Journal of Demography, 35(1).
Chea, V. (2018). Chapter 3: Cambodia. In E. Loichinger & W. Pothisiri (Eds.), Care for Older Persons in ASEAN+3: The Role of Families and Local and National Support Systems. Bangkok: Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Thailand.
Chea, V. (2017). Employment Practice Beyond Mass Legalization: Are Cambodian Migrant Workers Satisfied with It? Paper presented at the International Conference to Commemorate International Migration Day, entitled “A Force Matches into Uncertainty: Migration Security and Justice.” December 18th – 19th, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
Chea, V., & Kobjaiklang, C. (2017). Rise of Cambodia: Understanding Khmer Culture and Society. In R. Rojjanaprapayon (Ed). Comparative Studies in ASEAN Cultures and Societies. Bangkok: Semadhama Publishing House.
Chea, V., & Wongboonsin, P. (2016). Determinants of Choices of Destination of Cambodian Unskilled Labor Migrants. Paper presented at the 9th Next-Generation Global Workshop, entitled “Transcultural Dynamics of Asia and Europe: Mobility, Negotiation and Transformation”, September 26th – 27th, Kyoto University, Japan.
Chea, V. (2015). The Destination Choices of Cambodian Unskilled Migrant Labors: The Role of Social Proximity. Paper presented at the 2015 International Conference on Population Studies, on November 20th, Bangkok, Thailand.