ACADEMIC CURRICULUM VITAE
|Name:||The Nguyen (Ph.D in Statistics, University of Glasgow, UK)|
|Institution:||National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam|
|Position:||Deputy Head of Faculty; Director of the Center of Social Economic Data Processing and Forecast, belonging to the National Economics University.|
|Address:||207 Giai Phong Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam|
|E-mail:||email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org|
|2003-2006:||Ph.D – Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, UK (Research topic: “Optimal Cutpoint Determination Via Design Theory for Regression Models with Applications in Social Sciences”)|
|2001-2003:||MSc – Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, UK
Master by Research: Optimal Designs of Experiment
|1992-1996:||Bachelor of Art (BA) – National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam. (Major: Econometrics)|
including reference to international experiences
|2011, April:||Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany.|
|2008-present:||National Economics University Hanoi, Vietnam
– Deputy Head of the Faculty of Mathematical Economics, National Economics University.
– Program Coordinator – Joint Program in Actuary between NEU and University of Lyon, France.
– Director of Center of Data Analyzing and Processing as a researcher based in the National Economics University.
|2007 – 2008:||Chonnam National University (Korea): Post.Doctoral Researcher in Biostatistics.|
|9/2008-present:||Participating as a socio-economic researcher in Propensity Initiative (NGO)|
|12/2008-present:||Participating as a consultant for a training project funded by World Bank.|
|6/2009-present:||Research Fellow in Indochina Research Consulting: Working in the various projects on Development Economics funded by International Organizations.|
|2010, Nov – present:||Team member, “Evaluation of impacts of communications of the AusAid Implementation Support Programme (ISP) for P135-II in Quang Ngai”.
This project is commissioned by ISP PMU Quang Ngai in order to evaluate the impact of ISP communication and awareness activities on the beneficiary in the mountainous districts of Quang Ngai. The focus is given on the relevance, effectiveness, and results of these activities.
|2010, Jun – present:||Consultant, “Development of Competitiveness Index for Rural SMEs in Vietnam”.
This project is funded by Spanish Embassy in Vietnam. The major purpose is to develop a Competitiveness Index that capture investment climate and competitiveness of rural SMEs, informal enterprises in the rural areas of Vietnam. For 2010, the project aims at (i) developing the methodology for the construction of that competitiveness index; and (ii) conducting a pilot survey in two provinces to experiment the methodology; (iii) finalizing the methodology and planning for further activities in 2011.
June – Nov:
|Team member, “Mid-Term Independent Institutional Assessment of the AusAid Implementation Support Programme (ISP) for P135-II in Quang Ngai”
This project is contracted by AusAid to provide an mid-term independent assessment of the AusAid’s Implementation Support Programme (ISP) for P135-II in Quang Ngai. The focus is placed on how ISP/P135-II have contributed to capacity building for district/commune staff and for a number of institutions, including Commune Management Board, Commune Supervision Board, Production Activity Group, and O&M Group. The emphasis is also given on assessing the beneficiary satisfaction on the ISP/P135-II support.
|Team member, “Vietnam Millennium Development Goals Report 2010”.
This project is commissioned by Ministry of Planning and Investment with the support from UNDP Vietnam. The purpose is to prepare the Vietnam MDG Report 2010. This report marks a period of ten years implementing MGDs in Vietnam. The report thus review achievement, difficulties, and challenges in pursuing MDGs in Vietnam in the period 2000-2010.
|Statistical Partner, “Human Development Index Report 2010”.
This project is conducted under the support from UNDP. I was involved in this project as the Statistical Partner, under the direct guidance and supervision of the UNDP NHDR Specialist. As the Statistical Partner for 2010 NHDR, we provide technical services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of data analysis in the NDHR. I work in close collaboration with UNDP project “Support for Effective Policy Making” and the NHDR Team.
In addition, I also review of draft papers and chapters to ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of the data and indicators; review the final draft of the NHDR to ensure data accuracy and consistency; deal with relevant requests in terms of indicators and statistical data.
|2008, June-October:||Team member, “Baseline Survey for the Impact Evaluation of Bamboo Program at Prosperity Initiative”
This project was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the supporting program from Oxfam for growing bamboo in Thanh Hoa and Cao Bang. I was the consultant in this project with the following main tasks: (i) assist with the sampling design for the survey, in particular carrying out the calculations of the precision with which differences and changes in household incomes can be measured under different sampling designs; (ii) participate in the pilot test of the survey instruments (questionnaires) in Cao Bang; (iii) make estimates of income and other key variables based on the pilot-test questionnaires, and suggest any modifications to the instruments that may be necessary; (iv) revise the sampling design and participate in the training of the survey team/enumerator; (v) monitor whether the survey is implemented appropriately, and identify and corrective actions ; (vi) supervise the entry and cleaning of the survey data collected, assist with the analysis of the enter survey data, in particular examining the contribution that bamboo makes to household incomes in Cao Bang and the relationship, assist with the write-up of the report from the baseline survey.
including reference to the language of instruction
|2012 – present:
|Teaching “Modeling and Estimation” and “Asset Pricing” for Undergraduate Program within the joint program between the University West of England and National Economics University (Hanoi).|
|2011, April:||Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Course given: Applied Statistics|
|2008–present:||MBA Program in English Teaching “Statistics for Business” for MBA classes at Hanoi School of Business conducted in English.|
|2008–present:||Master Program in Development Economics Teaching “Statistics” for Master course in Development Economics conducted in English|
|2008- present:||Master Program in Actuary Teaching “Statistical Inference”, “Statistical Computation”, “Simulation Methods”, “Data Analysis using SAS” for Master course in Actuary conducted in English|
|2008 – present||MBA Program in Vietnamese Teaching “Econometrics” for Master course conducted in Vietnamese|
|2008 – present||Undergraduate Program at Foreign Trade University and Hanoi University and School of Economics, National University Teaching “Econometrics” and “Statistics” conducted in English|
|2008 – Present||Undergraduate Program of National Economics University Teaching “Econometrics” for undergraduate students.|
|2007-2008||Master Program in Statistics at Chonnam National University in Korea Teaching “Categorical data analysis” for master students in statistics conducted in English|
|2003-2006||Undergraduate Program in Statistics at the Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow Doing as the teaching assistant for some tutorial work and Lab demonstrator in statistical courses for the 2nd and 3rd year students (Statistics for psychology, Biostatistics).|
|Research Areas and Publications
|– Applications of statistics and econometrics in Economics and Business|
|· Survey Designs in Social Sciences, Business and Market Research|
|· Research in Development Economics and Social Sciences|
|Publications (selection, maximum of 10):|
|2009||Nguyen, T. and Torsney, B. Optimal cutpoint determination in questionnaire survey designs using search methods and multiplicative algorithm.|
|2009||Nguyen, T. and Torsney, B. The bivariate approach in optimal cutpoint determination: the use of Plackett copula|
|2007||Nguyen, T. and Torsney, B. (2007) Optimal Cutpoint Determination: The Case of One Point Design. Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop in Model-Oriented Design and Analysis held in Almagro, Spain, June 4-8, 2007. López-Fidalgo, Jesús; Rodríguez-Díaz, Juan Manuel; Torsney, Ben (Eds.)|
|2008||The International Conference in Applied Probability and Statistics held in Hanoi (3 to 5th December): Paper Presentation.|
|2007||The International Workshop on Statistics and Applications held in Department of Statistics, Chonnam National University, South Korea. Some brief ideas of determining optimal cutpoints in questionnaire survey designs (Invited paper).|
|2007||56th Session of International Statistical Institute held in Lisboa, Portugal: Adaptive designs for binary responses in the presence of covariates (paper presentation)|
|2005||Research Students’ Conference in Probability and Statistics (Cambridge University): Paper Presentation.|
|2004||The 7th International Workshop on Model-Oriented Design and Analysis (mODa7), Heeze, the Netherlands: Poster Presentation.|
|2002||International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) in Plymouth: Poster Presentation.|
|Vietnamese: mother tongue|