Mr Hing Vutha

Mr Hing Vutha

Research Fellow and Unit Head

Mr Hing is Cambodian and holds a Master’s in International Trade Law and Policy from the University of Barcelona, Spain, and another Master’s in International Economics from Waseda University, Japan. He is a research fellow and head of the Economics Unit. His 12 years’ experience in research have centred on a number of development themes especially international trade, labour markets and migration.
In recent years, he has written many articles on ASEAN economic integration, including: “Cambodia and Its Region – Challenges and Choices”; “Cambodia’s Preparedness for ASEAN Economic Community 2015 and Beyond”; “Leveraging Trade for Economic Growth in Cambodia”; “ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015: What Does it Mean for Cambodia’s Economy and for Business?” and “Harnessing the AEC for Industrial Development”. In addition, he is currently working in partnership with the Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations (CAMFEBA) to develop AEC Guide for Business in Cambodia. He is also engaged in various migration studies including Causes and Consequences of Irregular Migration in Cambodia; Impacts of Migration on Well-being of Children Left Behind; the Impact of Migration on Poverty, Inequality and Productivity Policy Priorities for Better Managing Migration in Cambodia; and Interrelations between Public Policies and Migration in Cambodia.

Economics

Pro-Poor Tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

Ballard, B, and Hing V., eds. Pro-Poor Tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-region. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2007.

Author: - December , 2007

Economics

Environmental Impacts of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement on the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Hing Vutha and Hossein Jalilian. Environmental Impacts of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement on the Greater Mekong Sub-Region. Working Paper Series No.41. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2008.

Author: - December , 2008

Economics

Using Propensity Score Matching to Generate Two Comparable Groups in the Baseline Survey: The Case of GMS Transmission Line Project

Hing Vutha, Saing Chan Hang and Khieng Sothy. “Using Propensity Score Matching to Generate Two Comparable Groups in the Baseline Survey: The Case of GMS Transmission Line Project.” Annual Development Review 2010-11. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2010. Hing Vutha, and Thun Vathana. Agricultural Trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion: The Case of Cassava and Rubber in Cambodia. Working Paper Series No.41. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2009.

Author: - December , 2010

Economics

Irregular Migration from Cambodia: Characteristics, Challenges and Regulatory Approach.

Hing Vutha, Lun Pide and Phann Dalis. Irregular Migration from Cambodia: Characteristics, Challenges and Regulatory Approach. CDRI Working Paper Series No.58. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2011.

Author: - December , 2011

Economics

Leveraging Trade for Economic Growth in Cambodia

Hing Vutha. Leveraging Trade for Economic Growth in Cambodia. CDRI Working Paper Series No. 81. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2013.

Author: - December , 2013

Economics

The Global Financial Crisis and its Impacts on Rural Labour Market in Cambodia

Hing Vutha. The Global Financial Crisis and its Impacts on Rural Labour Market in Cambodia. CDRI Working Paper Series No. 76. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2013.

Author: - December , 2013

Economics

Cambodia’s Preparedness for ASEAN Economic Community 2015 and Beyond

Hing Vutha. Cambodia's Preparedness for ASEAN Economic Community 2015 and Beyond. Development Research Forum Synthesis Report No.7. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2014.

Author: - December , 2014

Economics

ASEAN 2030: Growing Together for Economic Prosperity – The Challenges

Strange, Larry, Hing Vutha, Saing Chan Hang and Lun Pide. ASEAN 2030: Growing Together for Prosperity – The Challenges. Cambodia Background Paper. CDRI Working Paper No.90. Phnom Penh: CDRI, 2014.

Author: - December , 2014