Cheong, David (Mr.)

Contact information | 04 December 2009

Work Unit

EMPLOYMENT/TRADE AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMME

Name

David Cheong

Title

Chief Technical Adviser, Assessing and Addressing the Effects of Trade on Employment (ETE) Project

Phone

+41 22 799 7315

Fax

+41 22 799 7562

Email

cheong@ilo.org

Educational and Professional Background

  • Ph.D. in Economics and International Finance, Brandeis University (United States)
  • Consultant to the World Bank, USAID, the ADB, and WTO (2004 – 2010)
  • Assistant Professor of International Economics, SAIS Johns Hopkins University (2006 – 2009)

Current Research Interests

  • Impact of Trade on Employment
  • Trade Adjustment Policies and Employment
  • Services Trade and Employment
  • Trade and Productivity
  • Regional Trade Agreements
  • Foreign Direct Investment

Publications and Working Papers

  • “Methods for Ex Post Economic Evaluation of Free Trade Agreements”, Working Papers on Regional Economic Integration 59, Asian Development Bank, 2010.
  • “Methods for Ex Ante Economic Evaluation of Free Trade Agreements”, Working Papers on Regional Economic Integration 52, Asian Development Bank, 2010.
  • "FDI Effects of ASEAN Integration", with Michael Plummer, Revue Région et Développement, v. 29, 2009.
  • "Has the ASEAN Investment Area (AIA) Agreement had an impact on ASEAN FDI? ", Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Conference Proceedings, 2007.
  • "FDI in ASEAN: Determinants and Performance", Report Section in Plummer, Michael et al., "Completing the AIA: Road Traveled, Road Ahead. ", Report for USAID, 2007.
  • "Hong Kong Dollarization in Macau and the viability of other Exchange Rate Alternatives to the Link", Book Chapter in S.S. Chan (ed.)