Dr. Vu Hoang Linh is currently Lecturer and Program Coordinator, Master Program in Public Policy, Vietnam- Japan University, Vietnam National University. He was previously Economist for the World Bank from 2012 to 2016 and Lecturer at University of Economics and Business, Vietnam National University from 2010 to 2012. Linh holds a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from University of Minnesota, U.S.A., a Master degree in Economic Theory from Toulouse School of Economics, France and a Master degree in Development Economics from the joint Vietnam- Netherlands Master Program at National Economics University, Vietnam. He has published in internaional journals and co-author several books and book chapters. His area of expertise includes a wide range of issues in development and economics such as poverty, welfare, agriculture, migration and education.