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Research Economist - Growth
Email: t.v.nguyen1@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.02 C  

Expertise: Microeconomics, Industrial Economics, Environmental Economics, Political Economy.


Viet Nguyen-Tien (Tien Viet Nguyen) is a Research Economist at the CEP. His research is currently focused on using data science and econometrics to investigate the emergence of frontier technologies (such as AI, robotics, clean tech, blockchain, and quantum) and their impacts on UK firm performance. Before joining CEP, he conducted research on green techs in the automotive sector (such as the electrification of transportation and the recycling of traction lithium-ion batteries) as a Faraday Institution Research Fellow. Viet gained an MSc degree in International Economics (2015) and a PhD degree in Economics (2019) from the University of Birmingham. His broader research interests include multidisciplinary issues that are related to industry, environment, and politics.


  • 2015-2019: PhD Economics, University of Birmingham
  • 2014-2015: MSc International Economics (Distinction), University of Birmingham
  • 2009-2013: BSc International Business Economics (First Class Honours), Foreign Trade University

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