Trung Thanh Nguyen
Visiting Associate Professor of Global Studies of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Nguyen is at the Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade (, School of Economics and Management (, Leibniz University Hannover (, Germany, and visiting associate professor at Duke/Duke Kunshan Universities. He received his MSc in International Forestry and Management from the Technical University of Dresden, Germany in 2002 and his PhD in Agricultural Economics from Justus Liebieg University Giessen, Germany in 2008. He has also qualified for a full professorship (“Habilitation”) in Ecosystem Services from the University of Bayreuth, Germany in 2015 and in Economics from the Leibniz University Hannover, Germany in 2016. His research and teaching focus on the interactions between environmental and development issues in the developing world. He has authored about 50 articles published in international journals such as World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Ecological Economics, Agricultural Economics, Forest Policy and Economics, Land Use Policy, Food Security, Economic Analysis and Policy, and Energy Policy. He is particularly interested in comparative studies of environmental governance and policy at the international level.  

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