Dr Chen received his Ph.D. in International Economics from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.
Lurong’s expertise is in digital economy, global value chains, free trade agreements, and Asian regionalism. He provides consultation on policy issues related to digitalization, trade and investment liberalization and East Asian economy.
His recent publications include Intellectual Property Rights and ASEAN Development in the Digital Age (published by Routledge), Accelerating Digital Transformation in Indonesia: Technology, Market and Policy (published by ERIA), and ERIA policy paper The Indo-Pacific Partnership and Digital Trade Rule-settings: Policy Proposals.
PhD (International Economics)
DEA (International Economics)
Bachelor of Arts (Economics)
Chen, L., De Lombaerde, P. & L. Cuyvers (2017), ‘Markets Matter: The Potential of Intra-Regional Trade in ASEAN and Its Implications for Asian Regionalism’. Asian Economic Papers, 16(2), pp.1-19.
Chen, L. (2017), ‘Developing Asia in the Era of Cross-border E-commerce’. ERIA Working Papers DP-2017-11.
Kimura, F. & L. Chen (2017), ‘E-Commerce as Asia's New Growth Engine’. ERIA Working Papers PB-2017-02.
Kimura, F. & L. Chen (2017), ‘To Enhance E-Commerce Enabling Connectivity in Asia’. ERIA Working Papers PB-2017-01.
Kimura, F. & L. Chen (2016), ‘Implications of Mega Free Trade Agreements for Asian Regional Integration and RCEP Negotiation’. ERIA Working Papers PB-2016-03.
Chen, L. & P. De Lombaerde (2014), 'Testing the relationships between globalization, regionalization and the regional hubness in the BRICs'. Journal of Policy Modeling. 36(S1), pp.111-131.
Chen, L. & P. De Lombaerde (2013), 'China moving up the value chain: What can be learned from the Asian NICs?' in International Area Studies Review, Vol. 16(4), pp. 407-430.
Chen, L. (2012), 'The BRICs and global value chains: an empirical note'. Cuadernos de Economía, 31(57), pp.221-239.
Chen, L., Cuyvers, L., De Lombaerde, P. & W. Kusumaningtias (2011), 'An ASEAN-EU FTA, regional production sharing, and regional cohesion'. Focus on Cambodia, Laos And Myanmar. South African Journal of Economics, 79, pp. 411-427.