Dr Chea Vatana

Dr Chea Vatana

Research Coordinator, Cambodia University of Technology and Science

Dr Chea Vatana is currently working as a research fellow at the Center for Socio-Economic Research and coordinator in charge of administering the Center of Professional Education and Training, Cambodia University of Technology and Science (CamTech). Prior to joining CamTech as a founding member, he worked as a researcher at the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), a policy think-tank based in Phnom Penh. He holds a master and a doctoral degree in demography from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. He was also a doctoral fellow at the Centro Studi di Politica Internazionale and simultaneously at Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy. Apart from being a board member of the Comparative Education Society of Cambodia, he is also a member of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and the Asian Meta Center for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis. His research interest includes population projection, migration and development, human capital development, and economics of household. He has authored and co-authored more than a dozen peer-reviewed scientific articles including book chapters and journals in ISI and SCOPUS database.