Prior to starting her PhD, Tin worked as a research associate for the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. She has worked extensively on developing country issues such as tax reform, infrastructure, and labor regulations. Her broad research interests are in the fields of labor economics, inequality and social mobility and public policy. For her PhD she aims to examine the connection between two emerging trends, particularly the rise of temporary labor contracts and widening income inequality.

PhD topic:
Boon or bane? Temporary labor contracts and inequality in developing countries

Professor Mark Western
Dr Wojtek Tomaszewski

  • Research Interests
    • Labor economics
    • Inequality and social mobility
    • Public policy

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PhD Candidate

  • BSc Business Economics, magna cum laude, University of the Philippines
  • MA Economics, University of the Philippines