Assistant Professor


Hoeurn is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Paragon International University, Cambodia. He obtained his doctoral degree from the Economic Development Policy and Management Program, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, Japan in 2019. Hoeurn was also awarded an Asian graduate student fellowship from the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, while he was doing his doctoral study. After his graduation, Hoeurn spent another year at the Nagoya University’s Economic Research Center as a visiting research fellow. He returned to Cambodian in March 2020. Before joining Paragon International University, he was a part-time lecturer and research consultant. He has taught several courses at both local and international universities. As a development economist and data analyst, he has extensive knowledge of applied econometrics and impact evaluation. His research interests include poverty, inequality, climate change adaptation, health financing, and education.


  • Ph.D. in International Development, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, 2019
  • M.A in Development Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2014
  • BSc in Environment, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2011


  • Hoeurn Cheb. 2019. Public Health Spending and Child Mortality: New Evidence from Developing Countries in Asia and the Pacific. Forum of International Development Studies. 9-2: 1-17.
  • Nyda Chhinh, Hoeurn Cheb, and Nareth Heng. 2014. Drought Risk in Cambodia: Assessing Cost and Potential Solution. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development. 11(2): 1-16.
  • Nyda Chhinh and Hoeurn Cheb. 2013. Climate Change Vulnerability: Households Assessment Level in Kampong Speu Province. International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development. 4(1): 31-38.