Dr. Pui-hang Wong


Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions
5. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainability Transitions
6. Migration and Development
2. Structural Change and Economic Development

Pui Hang Wong is a researcher at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT. He is also the coordinator of the Foreign Policy and Development specialization (in cooperation with the Faculty of Law) of the MPP programme at Maastricht University.

His research interests are conflict dynamics, peacebuilding, international political economy, migration and sustainable development. His research has appeared in Journal of Peace Research, Eurasian Geography and Economics and International Migration.

He has taught economics, international relations, research design, quantitative methods and sustainability at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, School of Business and Economics and University College Maastricht (UCM). He has supervised theses on topics related to violence conflict, peacekeeping, international relations and social policy at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.  

He read economics and political science at Monash (Australia), Essex (UK), the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Maastricht (Netherlands) and interned at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). He has held visiting positions at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Center for Economic Catch-Up at Seoul. He is a fellow of the African Studies Centre Leiden Community and a member of the Research School on Peace and Conflict.

Selected publications by Pui-hang Wong