Meet the Expert

Dr Nguyen, Binh Giang

Vice Director
Organisation: IWEP, VASS


Areas of Expertise:
  • Global value chain
  • Production networks
  • Water security and sustainable development
  • Labor mobility
  • Migrant workers
  • Economic impacts of climate change
  • Workers’ rights in industrial zones


Dr Nguyen Binh Giang is currently a vice director of Institute of World Economics and Politics – a member institution of Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. He also serves as a professor at the Graduate Academy of Social Sciences, Vietnam. Dr Giang’s research interests include global value chain, production networks, water security and sustainable development, labor mobility, migrant workers, economic impacts of climate changes, and especially workers’ rights in industrial zones. He was a leader of the bilateral project between Vietnam and Japan “Social impacts of industrial zones and export processing zones”, studying working conditions and gender inequality within industrial zones, social security-related issues and environmental effects on surrounding communities. In addition, since 2013 he has been an editor of annual reports on world economy and polity which reviews global economic performance and political matters such as conflicts, wars and nontraditional security issues. He was also involved in the national research project “Water resource for growth and sustainable development: Cases study of Israel, Egypt, Zimbabwe and lessons learned for Vietnam” and “The impacts of global climate changes: policy responses of some nations and lessons for Vietnam”.