Dr. Pui-hang Wong


Teacher

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 Lecturer at UNU-MERIT, United Nations University and Maastricht University. He was 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 centers on various development issues, including conflict, regional and sustainable development, and computational social sciences. His research has appeared in Journal of Peace Research, Eurasian Geography and EconomicsInternational Migration, Ethnicitiesand Health & Place, among others.

He has taught economics, quantitative methods, and sustainability related subjects at the School of Governance, School of Business and Economics, and University College Maastricht (UCM). He is also a guest teacher of Aix-Marseille School of Economics. He has supervised theses on topics related to development, violent conflict, peacekeeping, and social policy at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. In 2022, he won the student-elected Best Lecturer Award at UNU-MERIT.  

He has held various 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. 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).

 

Latest Publications

Torres Chedraui, Ana Maria and Pui-Hang Wong. (2023). A Stranger at Home? A Multilevel Analysis of Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Western European Societies. Ethnicities. Forthcoming.

Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Pui-hang Wong, Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp (2022). Impacts of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Older-Age Cohorts in European Labor Markets: A Machine Learning Exploration of Vulnerable GroupsRegional Science, Policy & Practice. Forthcoming.

Wong, Pui-Hang. (2022). Moral Injury in Former Child Soldiers in LiberiaJournal of Child & Adolescent Trauma. 15(3): 847-856.




Selected publications by Pui-hang Wong


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