KHIENG Sothy, PhD

KHIENG Sothy, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Dr KHIENG Sothy has been with CDRI since 2008. He is a co-editor of Cambodia Education 2015: Employment and Empowerment, for which he did research on the technical training and skills development challenges faced by Cambodia and policy options for overcoming them. His wide-ranging research experience includes public health, cross-border trade, social enterprise, and tertiary and vocational education. As a visiting research fellow at Griffith University, Australia, Sothy published peer-reviewed articles in VOLUNTAS and Journal of Social Entrepreneurship. He has a PhD in Organization Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, and an MA in International Development Studies from Ohio University, USA, under the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Email: sothykhieng@cdri.org.kh

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Cambodia Development Review – September 2009

CDR Volume 13 Issue 3, September 2009 English and Khmer In this issue: Vulnerable Workers Survey in Phnom Penh, Kandal, Kompong Speu, Siem Reap and Battambang; Rapid Assessment of Impacts of Global Economic Crisis on Cambodian Households: Effects and Coping Strategies; Informal Risk Management/Safety Net Practices: Experiences of Poor and ...

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Cambodia Development Review – March 2010

CDR Volume 14 Issue 1, March 2010 English & Khmer In this issue: Liquidity and Credit Squeeze: Impact of th ...

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ADR 7: Annual Development Review 2011-12

Khmer (a summary), 156 pp. Feb 2012 (Download) English, 186 pp. Feb 2012 (Download) CDRI’s 2011-12 Annual Development Review is published to coincide with the 2012 Cambodia Outlook Conference, a partnership of CDRI, Cambodia’s leading independent development policy research institute, and ANZ Royal Bank. The 2012 conf ...

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Education

Cambodia Education 2015

Cambodia Education 2015

Full Authors: Dr Chhem Rethy, Dr Khieng Sothy and Dr Srinivasa Madhur Cambodia has achieved strong growth in the past two decades and the country is now on the verge of graduating to lower-middle-income status with a per capita income of about USD1000, a feat that neighbouring Vietnam realised in 2010 and Laos in 2011 (CDRI 2013; Madhur and Menon 2014). Building on this success, the government’s aspiration is for Cambodia to break through to the upper-middle-income range (with per capita ...

Author: - October , 2015

Education

The Political Economy of Primary Education Reform in Cambodia

Abstract

This paper examines the quality of primary education provision in Cambodia using a ‘political settlements’ framework developed at the University of Manchester. The framework characterises Cambodia as a ‘hybrid’ settlement with a weak dominant party and predatory administration, albeit with some islands of administrative effectiveness. Such states can achieve developmental progress in circumscribed areas with multi-stakeholder support, but more wide-ranging, top-down reform ...

Author: - September , 2016

Education

Baseline Survey for Socio-Economic Impact Assessment: Greater Mekong Sub-Region Transmission Project

This research project is the first baseline socioeconomic survey conducted by CDRI for the Greater Mekong Subregion Transmission Project of the Asian Development Bank. It was designed to develop a set of comprehensive baseline demographic, social and economic as well as energy consumption indicators for the project. The tools for data collection were village and household surveys in 27 villages, 17 potential project beneficiaries (treatment group) and 10 non-beneficiaries (control group). Pr ...

Author: - December , 2016

Education

ASEAN 2030: Growing Together for Economic Prosperity – the Challenges Cambodia Background Paper

Despite its characterisation in international development literature as a “post-conflict, aid-dependent, least developed country”, over the past two decades Cambodia has experienced sustained peace and stability, high levels of growth and remarkable socio-economic development. This background paper analyses Cambodia’s current economic and development conditions, defines a positive scenario for the country in 2030 and identifies the factors that will determine whether this scenario can be ach ...

Author: - December , 2016

Education

Balancing Social and Entrepreneurial Values: NGOs Embracing Social Entrepreneurship

In their search to become more financially self-reliant development NGOs are experimenting with social entrepreneurship. Many are doing this to strengthen their financial situation, but social entrepreneurship can do much more and opens up new ways to help poor communities. However, NGOs embracing social entrepreneurship face risks of being diverted from their missions and excluding intended beneficiaries. Non-governmental development organizations are searching for new models to enable th ...

Author: - December , 2016

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Cambodia Development Review – December 2017

CDR Volume 21, Issue 4 KhmerEnglish In this issue: Cambodian Higher Education Diversity: Towards Differentiation or Homogeneity?; Contextualising the Dual Vocational Education and Training System: A Review of Approaches and Challenges; Economy Watch and CDRI Update.

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