Welcome to my homepage. Here you can find my current research activities and academic resources. Students can browse my website to gain access to notes, tutorial questions and other resources including workshop materials on data analysis as well as my presentations in various places.
Dr. VGR Chandran is an Associate Professor at Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. He has also worked as a Principal Analyst of Economic and Policy Studies with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT), Prime Minister’s Department, Malaysia. He holds a PhD in Economics and has held positions as a consultant and research associate with several international institutions including United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP), New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation, Republic of Kazakhstan, Centre for Maritime Economics and Industries (Maritime Institute of Malaysia), National Science and Research Council, Malaysia, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), E-SUN Consultancy, Johor Corporation and Public Bank. His experience include leading and conducting research projects related to industrial competitiveness, innovation and technology policy, regional and industrial development and policy evaluation. He has published in Journal of Policy Modeling, Energy Policy, Applied Economics Letters, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Innovation: Management Policy and Practice and Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics. His current research projects include FDI Profiling of Malaysia with Vale Columbia Centre on Sustainable International Investment, Columbia University and R&D related projects with National Science and Research Council, KISTEP and NYAS. He has given invited speech at KIET, ADBI, University of Nottingham, Malaysia and many other places - locally and internationally.
VIDEO PRESENTATION AT KOREA INSTITUTE FOR INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS AND TRADE (KIET)
BOOKS - Research Methods & Chapter in Books