Phanwin Yokying

Fellow, Research Program
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Ph.D., Economics, American University
Area of Expertise: 

Development and gender issues in developing countries, quantitative analysis of time use surveys, and agricultural development.

Dr. Phanwin Yokying is an applied microeconomics researcher. She studies development and gender issues affecting the livelihoods and well-being of disadvantaged and vulnerable groups in Asia and Africa. Her research areas of interest include time use, migration, remittance, land rights, rural food security, informal employment, child labor, and domestic violence. At the East-West Center, her research work focuses primarily on the policy implications of women and children’s time allocation in South and Southeast Asia. Under close collaboration with Tribhuvan University, she is currently co-leading the State of Social Inclusion in Nepal: A Study of Time Allocation (SOSIN-SOTA) project in Nepal. She is also involved in a multi-disciplinary research project that investigates long-term changes and spatial variability of rice production systems in Southeast Asia.

Dr. Yokying's curriculum vitae is available in pdf format.