Yip Ching Yu

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
7. Social Protection
6. Migration and Development
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Anny Yip-Ching Yu is a PhD fellow in Economics and Governance at UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University. She is affiliated to Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and has done a visiting research fellowship at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics (CEE) of Sciences Po Paris. She holds a double-degree MSc in Public Policy and Human Development from UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University with a specialization in Social Protection Policy Design and Financing. Prior to commencing her doctoral fellowship, she had worked as associate technical officer at the World Health Organization (WHO) and junior researcher at the International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH).

Her doctoral research explores the immigrant welfare dynamics in the Netherlands. Her main research interests lie in social protection system strengthening, poverty and inequality, immigrant integration, labour market segmentation and social mobility. She teaches graduate courses on quantitative methods of policy analysis, including poverty and inequality analysis, micro-simulation and impact evaluation. She has worked on a variety of migration- and social protection-related research projects for several institutions including UNU-MERIT / MGSoG, European Commission, IOM and University of Bremen.

Selected publications by Yip Ching Yu