Mr Nguyen Xuan Thanh Director
Fulbright Economics Teaching Program and Harvard Kennedy School
Nguyen Xuan Thanh is director of the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program in Ho Chi Minh City, a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Kennedy School representative in Vietnam. Thanh’s policy research interests include development finance, macroeconomics, and public investment. His recent research works focus on the political economy of trade policy in Vietnam and cross-ownership in Vietnam’s banking sector.
Prior to joining the Fulbright School, Thanh served as an official in the municipal government of Ho Chi Minh City. At the Fulbright School, he directs the overall activities of Fulbright School and its Master in Public Policy program, the first degree program in public policy to be offered in Vietnam.