Nguyen Viet Khoi

1. Personal details:

Full name:

Nguyen Viet Khoi

Year of birth:

Associate Dean, Faculty of International Business and Economics, VNU-UEB


Doctor of Economics (2010)

Academic title:

Associate Professor (2014)

Foreign languages:

English, French, Chinese


(84-4) 37547506, ext 407

Office address:

144 Xuan Thuy Str., Cau Giay Dist., Hanoi

2. Education:

  • 2012 - 2013: Post-doc Fellow, Columbia Business School, Columbia University, USA.
  • 2006 - 2010: PhD in Economics, Graduate Academy of Social Sciences, Vietnam.
  • June 2009 - Aug 2009: TKT Certificate, Cambridge University, UK.
  • July 2008: Economics for Leaders Certificate, Claremont University, California, USA.
  • 2006 - 2008: Research Fellow, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, USA.
  • July 2005: “Training the trainers” Certificate, Institute of Economics and Institutional Development, USA.
  • 2003 - 2005: MBA; CFVG - National Economics University, Vietnam.
  • Dec 2004: Asian-European Young Leader Symposium, Certificate, The Netherlands.
  • Nov 2002: “Trade liberalization under WTO’s regimes” Certificate, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • 1996 - 2000: Bachelor in Economics; University of Economics and Business,Vietnam National University, Hanoi (UEB-VNU).
  • 1998 - 2002: Bachelor in English, Hanoi University, Vietnam.
  • 1998 - 2001: Bachelor in Computer Sciences, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam.
3. Working experiences:
  • 04/2016 - Now: Visiting Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Japan.
  • 10/2015 - Now: Associate Dean, Faculty of International Business and Economics, VNU-UEB.
  • 2010 - 10/2015: Deputy Head, Department of International Business, Faculty of International Business and Economics, UEB-VNU.
  • 2013 - Present: Adjunct Lecturer, University of Southern New Hampshire, USA.
  • 2012 - 2013: Fulbright Scholar, Columbia Business School, Columbia University.
  • 2010 - 2011: Adjunct Professor, Paris XII University Program in Vietnam.
  • 2008 - Present: Lecturer, Faculty of International Business and Economics, UEB-VNU.
  • Jan 2008 - Aug 2008: Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, USA.
  • 2007: Lecturer, Faculty of International Business and Economics, UEB-VNU.
  • Jan 2006 to Jun 2006: Visiting Scholar, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, USA.
  • 2001 - 2006: Lecturer, Faculty of International Business and Economics, UEB-VNU.

Courses Taught and Other Services provided:

  • International Economics, Globalization and Policy; International Business; Competing in the Global Market, Cross-Cultural Management; Electronic Commerce, Intercultural Communication in International Business.
4. Publications:

4.1. Textbook, training materials and monographs:

  1. Global Value Chains of Transnational Corporations: A practical Approach from China’s current situation, Author, VNU Publishing House 2013.
  2. International Economics, Co-author (Khu Thi Tuyet Mai and Vu Dung, Editor-in-Chief), VNU Publishing House 2010.
  3. Transnational corporations: theories and practices, VNU Publishing House, Co-author (Phung Xuan Nha, Editor-in-chief) 2007.

4.2. Articles (Published on Journals, National and International Scientific Workshop Proceedings):

  1. Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises: legal and economic issues of development at modern stage, Economic Annals-ХХI (SCOPUS): Volume 165, Issue 5-6, Pages: 128-132, October 11, 2017. ISSN 1728-6220 (Print), ISSN 1728-6239 (Online). Link:
  2. R&D Investment of Japanese multinational corporations in Vietnam through green supply chain: the case of Ajinomoto, Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, Volume 11 Number 1, June 2016: 43-52 (SCOPUS). Link:

  3. Green trade barriers and Vietnam’s Agricultural and Fishery Export, Journal of Globalization Studies, Volume 05, Number 02, November 2014. (2014/02). ISSN: 2075-8103.  Link:
  4. M&A Opportunities in the Vietnam’s Dairy Sector from the perspective of the global value chain, Economics Studies, pp. 18-24, No 11 (438), Nov-2014. ISSN: 0866-7489.
  5. The dairy industry in Vietnam: A value chain approach, International Journal of Managing Value and Supply Chains (IJMVSC). Vol.5, No. 3. DOI:10.5121/ijmvsc.2014.5301.
  6. Global Value Chains in the turbulent context and some implications to Vietnam,Economic Review. Vol. 3(340), 38-45. ISSN: 0866-7489.
  7. Analyzing the M&A Deals in Fast-Moving-Consumer-Goods Industry in Vietnam, External Economics Review, No 63/201, March 2014. ISSN: 1859-4050.
  8. Merge and Acquisition Deals: The cases of Taiwanese Enterprises, Review of World Economic and Political Issues, No 02, Feb. 2014. ISSN: 0868-2984. 
  9. Exporting Vietnams Agricultural and Fishery Products to European Union Market under Green Trade Barriers, International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy, ISSN online: 2049-0895, ISSN print: 2049-0887, 2013. Vol.1, No.3/4, pp.309 - 328 (DOI: 10.1504/IJDIPE.2013.056994).
  10. Wicked problems: a value chain approach from Vietnam’s dairy product, Springer Plus 2013, 2:161, DOI:10.1186/2193-1801-2-161.
  11. Analyzing externalities for China to participate in the global value chain, Review of World Economic and Political Issues, No 09, Sept. 2012. ISSN: 0868-2984.
  12. Direct Investment Strategies of US MNCs in Asia and implications to Vietnam, American Today, No 05 (170), May 2012, ISSN: 0868 - 3654.   
  13. Opportunities to takeover global value chains through M&As, Review of World Economic and Political Issues, No 4(180), Apr. 2011. ISSN: 0868-2984.
  14. Vietnam’s Dairy Industry in the Global Value Chain, Economics Review, No 12, Dec. 2011. ISSN: 0866-7489.
  15. Fast food Industry in Vietnam: Opportunities and Threats, Asia-Pacific Economics Journal, No 325, Apr 2011. ISSN: 0868-3808.
  16. M&A and opportunities for owning famous global value chains. Vietnam M&A Outlook 2011, June 2011.
  17. Trends of M&As in Entertainment and Media Industry, Vietnam M&A Outlook 2011, June 2011.
  18. Adjustment of foreign direct investment strategy of America TNCs after global financial crisis, May 2012, ISBN: 0868-3654
  19. Impact of Japan’s ODA on Vietnam’s Social-Economic Development, Journal of Sciences, Vietnam National University at Hanoi, Oct 2010.
  20. Policy Implications for Vietnam to effectively participating in the global value chains from Chinese experiences, Chinese Studies Review, No 5(105), May 2010. ISSN: 0868-3670.
  21. Route-map to develop Global value chain in China - Implications for Vietnam, Review of World Economic and Political Issues July 2009. ISSN: 0868-2984.
  22. Multinational Corporations and FDI Strategy adjustment in China, Review of World Economic and Political Issues, May 2007. ISSN: 0868-2984.
  23. Pull-factors for FDI in China, Asia-Pacific Economics Journal, 2005. ISSN: 0868-3808.
  24. Electronic Commerce in China, Asia-Pacific Economics Journal, 2002. ISSN: 0868-3808.
  25. Monetary and Fiscal Policy of European Union Asia-Pacific Economics Journal 2002. ISSN: 0868-3808.
  26. “Exporting to European Countries: Advantages, disadvantages and solutions Asia-Pacific Economics Journal 2001. ISSN: 0868-3808.
  27. Impacts Japan’s ODA on Vietnam Economic-Social Development, Japan’s Researches in South East Asia Countries: Past, Present and Future. Second International Conference, JSA - ASEAN 22-23 Oct 2009.
  28. Problems of Cross-border M&As in Vietnam: Causes and Cures. International Forum: “M&A Vietnam 2009 - Experiences and Opportunities” Vietnam Ministry of Investment and Planning, June 11 2009.
5. Research projects:
  1. Global value chains and the strategic role of Asian countries, Japan Foundation and International House of Japan, September 2014 - November 2014.
  2. Evaluating opportunities of Vietnam to participate in the global value chains of U.S’s Multinational Corporations, Columbia University 2012-2013, USA.
  3. Roles of MNCs on host-country engagement in global value chain: the case of China, Vietnam National University 2009-2011.
  4. Adjustment on FDI Strategy of MNCs in China, VNU University of Economics and Business 2005-2006.
  5. Electronic Commerce from International Experiences to Vietnam Perspectives, University of Economics and Business, VNU 2003-2004.
6.  Other professional activities:
  • Fellow, ALFP 2014, Japan Foundation at International House of Japan, Tokyo-Japan, Sept 2014 - Nov 2014.
  • Fulbright Scholar, Institute of International Business, Columbia University, USA 2012 - 2013.
  • Fellow, Asia-Pacific Economic Corporation Study Center, Columbia University, USA 2012 - 2013.
  • Scholar, Center for Japan Economic and Business, Columbia University, USA 2012-2013.
  • The Second International Conference of The Japanese Studies Association in Southeast Asia titled "Japanese Studies in Southeast Asia: The Past, Present and Future" held in Hanoi, Vietnam, 22-23/October, 2009. 
  • Assessment Workshop; University of Wisconsin - Baraboo/Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA March 10, 2006.
  • Asia-Europe Young Leader Symposium, the Netherlands November 2004.
  • Workshop: “Trade liberalization under WTO’s regimes”, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, December 2002.


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