Waseda University Professor Emeritus Tran Van Tho lectures at Eastern International University

  • Time: 9:00 to 11:00 30/11/2022
  • Venue: B3.200 EIU

Waseda University Professor Emeritus Tran Van Tho lectures at Eastern International University

Professor of Economics Tran Van Tho – Professor Emeritus at Waseda University in Japan’s Tokyo, will pay a 3-day working and lecturing visit at Eastern International University, starting November 30, 2022.

During the visit, the professor will make presentation on how Vietnam’s economy is facing of global world fluctuations.

He will also visit units of Becamex’s innovation ecosystem, Becamex Corporation (the EIU founder), Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park Group, Becamex Tokyu Corp. EIU will hold a welcome ceremony for the professor on November 30.

His working and lecturing trip is a great opportunity for scientists, economists, business leaders and EIU lecturers and students to meet with him and exchange ideas needed to develop Vietnam’s economy until 2045, with a focus on the position of the economy amid global economic fluctuations.

Prof. Tho was in 2018 was awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure Gold Rays from the Japanese Government, a noble medal awarded to foreign individuals, which recognized his contributions to Japan’s economic, political, cultural and social development, as well as to the development of relations between Japan and Vietnam over the past 50 years. He was also one of the first three foreigners to be invited to serve as a professional member of the Economic Advisory Committee of the Japanese cabinet. He has been an advisor to many agencies of the Japanese government for a long time.

Prof. Tran Van Tho is also an important contributor to the innovation and development process in Vietnam. He has lived in Japan for more than 50 years, but still holds Vietnamese nationality. As for Vietnam, he was a member of the Economic and Administrative Reform Advisory Board of late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet (in office: 1993 – 1997) and the Economic Advisory Board of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (2016 – 2021). Professor Tho has published many professional books in Vietnamese, Japanese and English. He also regularly writes articles for domestic newspapers and magazines on economic, educational and cultural issues. His latest book published in Vietnam is “Japanese Economy: the 1955 – 1973 Miraculous Development Period” (Best Book Award in 2022).

His lecturing at EIU is an opportunity for EIU students to meet with a leading professor of economics and prestigious businesses, helping them build up knowledge.

Register to join his lecturing here

Topic: Vietnam’s economy in the face of world fluctuations

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Venue: Hall 200, Building B3, Eastern International University


  • Vietnam and the world around
  • How do fluctuations and new trends of the world affect Vietnam’s economy?
  • Strategies and policies to have a solid and developed economy
  • Vietnam today and looking forward to 2045 amid global new trends