Dr. Lurong Chen is a Research Fellow at the UNU Institute of Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) in Bruges. He holds a Ph.D. in international relations, with specialization in international economics from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva (IUHEI, Genève). His current research interests are centered on Asian regionalism, production sharing and economic integration, and trade in services.
Before he joined UNU-CRIS, he had experience in the WTO and a municipal government in China. He also has several years’ private sector experiences in the pharmaceutical, the IT, and the trading industry.