ESRF/Institute of World Economy-Vietnam Collaboration
As part of the project's endeavour to compare East Africa and share experiences with South East Asia, ESRF hosted Dr. Do Duc Dinh from the Institute of World Economy, Hanoi Vietnam. Dr. Dinh is the author of 13 books and over hundred scientific papers and articles on Asian developing economies. He has participated in various research and consulting projects, international conferences and seminars, and lecturing at a number of universities and research institutes in about thirty countries. He is also a visiting Professor at the University of Toronto Canada. While at ESRF, Dr. Dinh developed a concept paper for a research program to compare economic trends in East Africa and South East Asia. He also presented a paper on Vietnam's Economy: Renovation and Integration at the Department of Economics, University of Dar es Salaam.