SAING Chan Hang, PhD

SAING Chan Hang, PhD

Research Fellow

Dr SAING Chan Hang completed his doctoral degree in economics from Oklahoma State University in 2017 and earned his master degree in development economics from Kobe University in 2006.

His primary areas of interest include development economics, applied microeconomics, poverty, inequality, trade, investment and growth. His recent publications have been featured in Oxford Development Studies, Review of Development Economics and B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy.

Prior to his PhD study, he was a research associate at the economics unit of CDRI between 2008 and 2012 and a lecturer of economics at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) between 2007 and 2012. He was involved in several research projects, including impact of economic crisis on household welfare in rural Cambodia, impact of China on poverty reduction in Cambodia, binding constraint to economic growth in Cambodia, foreign investment in agriculture in Cambodia, among others. At PUC, he taught principles of microeconomics, principles of macroeconomics, development economics and international economics.

Email: chanhang@cdri.org.kh

General

Cambodia Development Review – June 2008

CDR Volume 12 Issue 2, June 2008 English and Khmer In this issue: Cambodia: A 2008 Macro View; Making the Most of Cambodia’s Natural Resources; Making the Most of Cambodia’s Human Resources; Public-Private partnership; Land, Property, Real Estate; Economy Watch; and CDRI Update.

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Cambodia Development Review – September 2008

CDR Volume 12 Issue 3, September 2008 English and Khmer In this issue: Approaches to Measurement and Analysis of Poverty; Poverty Dynamics Study; The National Identification of Poor Households Programme; Economy Watch; and CDRI Update.

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Cambodia Development Review – December 2008

CDR Volume 12 Issue 4, December 2008 English and Khmer In this issue: Youth Migration in Cambodia;Community Well-being and Household Mobility in Post-Conflict Cambodia; Social Security and Social Policies in Cambodia; Economy Watch; and CDRI Update.

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Cambodia Development Review – March 2009

CDR Volume 13 Issue 1, March 2009 English and Khmer In this issue: Youth Situation Analysis in Cambodia; Building Community Capacity for Poverty Reduction Initiatives in the Tonle Sap Basin; Child Poverty and Disparities in Cambodia; Economy Watch; and CDRI Update.

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General

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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General

Cambodia Development Review – June 2010

CDR Volume 14 Issue 2, June 2010 English and Khmer In this issue: Returning to a High Growth Economy-Policy Priorities and Action for Growth and Sustainable Development’: The 4th Cambodia Outlook Conference; Returning to a High Growth Economy: Indicators, Prospects and Policy Priorities; Promoting Export of Cambodia’s White Gold; Strengthe ...

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Economics

WP 52: Assessing China’s Impact on Poverty Reduction in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: The Case of Cambodia

CDRI Working Paper Series No. 52 Khmer, 130 pp. Jun 2011 (Download) English, 120 pp. Jun 2011 (Download)

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Economics

WP 60: Foreign Investment in Agriculture in Cambodia

CDRI Working Paper Series No. 60 Khmer, 80 pp. Dec 2012 (Download) English, 76 pp. Nov 2011 (Download)

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General

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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Economics

WP 80: Binding Constraints on Economic Growth in Cambodia: A Growth Diagnostic Approach

CDRI Working Paper Series No. 80 English, 60 pp. Mar 2013 (Download)

Author: - March , 2013

Economics

International Journal: Rural Electrification in Cambodia: Does it Improve the Welfare of Households

This study uses subsamples of socio-economic surveys from 2004 and 2011 to construct village panel data and apply the difference-in-differences (DID) method to examine the impact of rural electrification on household consumption and children’s education in Cambodia at the village level. Conditional on the DID assumption and observed village and household characteristics, rural electrification increased household consumption by approximately 16.6%. This study also finds that higher-quintile h ...

Author: - June , 2017

Economics

International Journal: Is there Really a Trade-off? Family Size and Investment in Child Quality in India

Abstract: We address the relationship between number of children and investment in child quality, known as quantity–quality (Q–Q) trade-off, for India. Using a number of investment and outcome measures, we find that the OLS estimates suggest the presence of Q–Q trade-offs in nine out of ten measures considered. Using the gender of the first-born child as an instrument, the tr ...

Author: - November , 2017

Economics

International Journal: Assessing the Impact of District Primary Education Program in India

Abstract: We examine the impact of India's District Primary Education Program (DPEP) introduced in the mid‐1990s. We exploit the fact that the DPEP was targeted towards primary school age children and was introduced in phases to different districts in India, and many of the districts never got the program to implement a difference‐in‐difference strategy to find the causal impact of the program on probability of attended primary sc ...

Author: - November , 2017