• Undergraduate

Khieu Van Hoang

Faculty member in Economics

Email: hoang.khieu@fulbright.edu.vn 

Fields of Interest: Macroeconomics, Quantitative Theory, Public Policy, Poverty and Inequality

Education: Ph.D. 2021, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany 


Hoang is a macroeconomist with a particular research interest in poverty and inequality. He completed his Ph.D. at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, where he worked as a research associate at the Chair of Macroeconomics. 

Hoang’s research focuses on understanding the determinants and consequences of inequality and policy measures to reduce inequality using theoretical and quantitative approaches. He is working to improve the numerical methods solving the Fokker-Planck equations, which are used to describe the dynamics of distributions. 

Before joining Fulbright University Vietnam, Hoang taught at various undergraduate and graduate programs in Vietnam, Australia, and Germany. His teaching philosophy aims at increasing active participation and active learning of students.    


  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Reasoning


Nguyen, Phuc Hien, and Hoang Khieu. 2021. “Progressive Progressive wealth tax: An inquiry into Biden’s tax policy.” Economic Analysis and Policy 72: 735-742. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eap.2021.10.011. 

Khieu, Hoang. 2021. “Budget Deficits, Money Growth and Inflation: Empirical Evidence from Vietnam.” Fulbright Review of Economics and Policy 1(1): 61–78. https://doi.org/10.1108/frep-05-2021-0030 

Khieu, Hoang. 2021. “Rising wealth inequality: When r-g matters.” Oxford Economic Papers: gpab023. https://doi.org/10.1093/oep/gpab023. 

Khieu, Hoang, and Tien Van Nguyen. 2020. “Progressive Consumption Tax, Minimum Consumption, and Inequality.” Economics Letters 197: 109653. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2020.109653.

Nguyen, Van Tien, and Hoang Khieu. 2020. “Does a global wealth tax reduce inequality: When Piketty meets Mankiw.” Research in Economics 74(2): 119-130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rie.2020.02.004.

Khieu, Hoang. 2018. “Employment and output effects of financial shocks”. Empirical Economics 55(2): 519-550. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-017-1284-8

Khieu, Hoang. 2015. “The role of monetary policy in the New Keynesian model: Evidence from Vietnam”. Internation Economic Journal 29(1): 137-160. https://doi.org/10.1080/10168737.2014.966741

Khieu, Hoang. 2013. “The effects of the real exchange rate on the trade balance: Is there a J-curve for Vietnam? A VAR approach”. Asian Journal of Empirical Research 3(8): 1020-1034. https://archive.aessweb.com/index.php/5004/article/view/3576