Hoang, Vu Phuong

Visiting Research Fellow
Research Interests 

International trade
Global value/supply chain
Propagation of shock/ resilience of network
Network/Multilayer network analysis

Biographical Statement 

Vu Phuong Hoang is a Visiting Research Fellow at UNU CRIS and a PhD candidate in the Department of Management, Economics, and Industrial Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in Italy. His research primarily focuses on investigating complexity and connectivity in an international economic network of goods and services. Under the guidance of Professors Lucia Tajoli and Carlo Piccardi, he is exploring the intricacies of the global economy and examining the underlying patterns and mechanisms that drive its functioning.

Prior to his PhD, he earned a Master of Science in Economics from the Department of Economics and Management at the University of Pisa and Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Science, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. During his master's studies, he had a short time internship at the Italian national institute of statistics (ISTAT). His master's thesis developed a revised version of the Cathcart & El-Jahel model and applied it to the Credit Default Swap (CDS) market.

His research has been published in well-regarded journals such as Decisions in Economics and Finance, and he has presented his previous PhD work at prestigious international conferences such as the International Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications. As a Visiting Fellow at UNU-CRIS, he will be working on a tentative project titled "Assessing the Resilience and Efficiency of Value/Supply Chains in the Post-Covid-19 Era" using network methods, under the supervision of Philippe De Lombaerde and Samuel Standaert.