Chen Gong

PhD fellow

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

Chen Gong is a PhD Fellow at UNU-MERIT/ School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University. Her research interests concern the labor market structural change as a result of technological development and its influence on income and social welfare inequality. 

Before moving to Maastricht, Chen has various working experiences with international organizations in the United States, Switzerland and Thailand as project and policy officers. She holds a M.A. in Public Finance Administration from the University of Gerogia in the U.S, a M.Sc. in Public Policy and Human Development from Maastricht University, specializing in social protection policy, and a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, with a focus on social stratification study. 


Selected publications by Chen Gong

External working papers
Cathles, Alison, Drew Gardiner, Micheline Goedhuys, Chen Gong, Michelle Gonzalez Amador & Eleonora Nillesen, 2020, Youth Aspirations and the Future of Work: A Review of the Literature and Evidence, ILO working paper #8, More information

Research reports
Gassmann, Franziska, Chen Gong & Eszter Timar, 2020, Review of statistical tools to assess the number, characteristics and working conditions of digital platform workers, Report commissioned by ILO