Dr CHEN, Vincent Yiu-por
Ph.D. (Columbia), MLA (Harvard), MA (HKUST), B.B.A. (Macau)
Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen joined the Department of Public Policy as an Associate Professor. Before joining the City University, he was a Senior Lecturer in the School of East Asian Studies at University of Sheffield.
Dr. Chen received a PhD from Columbia University in 2004 and a Master degree at Harvard University. He specializes in the fields of political economy of development and inequality, economic geography of labor migration and urbanization, labor and development, and institutional economics. Dr. Chen has been the recipient of research awards and research grants, such as Andrew Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow at Brown University (2003-4), the Gregory Chow Best Paper Competition at the Chinese Economists Society (2008), and the Labor and Employment Relations Association Best Paper Session (2011), among other fellowships and essay competitions awards. He has also provided consultancy works on development projects and evaluations for international organizations such as the World Bank.
Dr. Chen is currently serving as an editorial board member of the Journal of Pro Poor Growth: An International Perspective. In addition, he is a Research Affiliate at UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and is a Research Fellow of IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) at Bonn, Germany.
Labor migration and social policy
Regional economic development and political economy of development
Globalization and labor relations management
Political economy of development
Labor market institutions and labor relations
Regional economic development and inequality
Policy evaluation and analysis