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Foreign Direct Investments and Trade in Vietnam


Term:

IAP and Spring

Department:

17: Political Sciences

Faculty Supervisor:

In Song Kim

Faculty email:

insong@mit.edu

Apply by:

January 31, 2021

Contact:

Sayumi Miyano, smiyano@princeton.edu

Project Description

Students joining the project will examine the link between foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade in Vietnam. He/she will help the research team to link the Vietnamese trade customs data to understand how foreign firms' investments in Vietnam have affected the trade patterns of Vietnam. Please see the working paper at http://web.mit.edu/insong/www/pdf/fditrade.pdffor for more details on the project.

Pre-requisites

Language proficiency in Vietnamese. First-year students are especially welcome to join the project. Participation in this UROP will be done remotely; students are expected to attend a weekly Zoom meeting with other research team members.