Pui-Hang Wong

Pui-Hang Wong is a development economist. He obtained his PhD in economics from Maastricht University. Currently, he is a researcher at Maastricht University and the United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT). He has been a visiting researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Center for Economic Catch-Up at Seoul. His research interests include political violence, post-conflict reconstruction, international political economy and sustainable development.

Recent publications:

Pui-Hang Wong, 2016, How can political trust be built after civil wars? Evidence from post-conflict Sierra Leone. Journal of Peace Research 53(6): 772-785 (key publication)

Wong, Pui-hang & Mehmet Guney Celbis, 2019, Human rights, income and international migration, International Migration, 57(3): 98-114

Serdar Türkeli, Pui-Hang Wong and Eleni Yitbarek, 2020, Multiplex learning: An evidence-based approach to design policy learning networks in Sub-Saharan Africa for the SDGs. In M. Ramutsindela and D. Mickler (eds.) Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals. Springer. pp. 279-292

Ortrun Merkle and Pui-Hang Wong, 2020, It is all about power: Corruption, patriarchy and the political participation of women. In M. Konte and N. Tirivayi (eds.) Women and Sustainable Human Development: Empowering Women in Africa. Palgrave Macmillan. pp 353-368

Daan Sillen, Pui-Hang Wong and Serdar Türkeli, 2019, Community currency programmes as a tool for sustainable development: The cases of Mombasa and Nairobi Counties, Kenya. 2019. UNTFSSE Knowledge Hub Working Paper


Fellow member
Maastricht University