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Dr Tue Anh Nguyen

Dr Tue Anh Nguyen

Research Fellow in Mission Oriented Innovation Policy

Inst for Innovation and Public Purpose

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Jul 2021

Research summary

Dr. Tue Anh Nguyen is a Research Fellow in Mission Oriented Innovation Policy at Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose at UCL. She is currently investigating industrial policies and the role of the state in public services and agencies. Her research forms part of the research agenda for Mission Oriented Innovation Network (MOIN) in the USA. She is also co-Principal Investigator of the Open Society Foundation-funded research on 'Narratives in Public Spending in Low and Middle-Income countries', focusing on understanding global, regional and national narratives around public service budgets and provision.

Dr. Tue Anh obtains her PhD and MA at University of Greenwich with full Vice Chancellor’s scholarships. Her master thesis was awarded Best Postgraduate Dissertation in 2012. In 2016, she received the award for ‘Student of the Year’ at the University. She was Visiting Scholar at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford (2018-2021) and Visiting Fellow at Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School (2017-2018).

Her PhD, titled 'The Impact of Electricity Liberalisation on Ownership and Investment’, compiles a database of investment portfolios of private companies, investigating the investment environment in electricity sector and impact of market liberalisation policies in developing countries.

She has published a series of reports for Public Services International (PSI) on Covid-19's impact on public systems in 2020-2021 and previously on energy outlooks in Europe, Latin America and South East Asia. Her researches have received awards including Best Paper by European Union’s Jean Monet Network (2016), 3 consecutive Best Research Poster awards at University of Greenwich. She has been invited speaker at Tuft University, Erasmus+ Programme in Lille, France, University of Dundee, Scotland and National University Singapore (NUS).

Her research interests include: energy policy, public services, industrial policies, market liberalisation, international financial institutions, structural reforms

Teaching summary

Tue Anh was awarded Fellowship of The UK’s Higher Education Academy in 2015 with more than 8 years of US and Europe’s higher education experience in subjects including: Macroeconomics, Public Sector Economics, Economic Evaluation of Public Policy, Global Networks, Regulatory Framework for Businesses…She supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students at University of Greenwich. 

She has been guest speaker in many universities around the world including Dundee University, University of Greenwich (UK), Tuft University (US) Erasmus+ Programme (France), NUS (Singapore)…

She is also a co-founder of Vietnam Summer School in Research (VSSR), which aims to train young scholars and higher education students applied methodologies skills relevant for their research. Not only providing concessional and free tuition to students in need, the school also pledges to support poor children at Vietnam National Children's Hospital. VSSR has successfully attracted more than 100 students every year since its foundation in 2017.

Biography

Dr. Tue Anh Nguyen is a Research Fellow in Mission Oriented Innovation Policy at Institute for Innovation and Public Purposes at UCL. She is currently investigating industrial policies and the role of the state in public services and agencies. Her research forms part of the research agenda for Mission Oriented Innovation Network (MOIN) in the USA. She is also co-Principal Investigator of the Open Society Foundation-funded research on 'Narratives in Public Spending in Low and Middle-Income countries', focusing on understanding global, regional and national narratives around public service budgets and provision.


Dr. Tue Anh obtains her PhD and MA at University of Greenwich with full Vice Chancellor’s scholarships. Her master thesis was awarded Best Postgraduate Dissertation in 2012. In 2016, she received the award for ‘Student of the Year’ at the University. She was Visiting Scholar at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford (2018-2021) and Visiting Fellow at Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School (2017-2018). 

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