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 for Development at United Nations University-MERIT and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance of Maastricht Univesity, from which she received a double-degree MSc in Public Policy and Human Development with a specialization in Social Protection Policy Design and Financing. She is affiliated to Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and was a visting researcher at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics (CEE) of Sciences Po Paris. Prior to commencing her doctoral fellowship, she 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 receipt dynamics in the Netherlands using the Dutch registry data. 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 social protection, migration and health related research projects for several institutions including UNU-MERIT / MGSoG, European Commission, International Organization for MIgration (IOM) and University of Bremen.

Selected publications by Yip Ching Yu