Amy Linh Thuy Nguyen

Amy Nguyen


Research topic: FDI, Trade and Intellectual Property Rights in Vietnam (1986-2017): An Alternative Approach Through the Lens of Trademarks..

Research interests:

  • Foreign direct investment
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Trademarks
  • Emerging markets
  • Host country corruption
  • Global middle-class
  • International business
  • Business history
  • Business strategy
  • Risk management  

Supervisors: Professor Teresa da Silva Lopes and Dr Yoo Jung Ha


Amy started her PhD in Management at the University of York in January 2018.

She has also taken on the role of Graduate Teaching Assistant since February 2018 on the following modules at York Management School: Knowledge Information Systems (UG/Year 2); Marketing Principles and Practice (UG/Year 2); Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis (PG/Masters).

She has presented her research at a number of academic conferences including: Association of Business Historians (Milton Keynes, UK/2018); Business History Conference (Cartagena, Colombia/2019); Reading United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD International Business Conference (Reading, UK/2019); Academy of International Business UK and Ireland Chapter Conference (Brighton, UK/2019); European International Business Academy (EIBA) Annual Conference (Leeds, UK/2019).

Amy graduated from the University of Edinburgh with MA in Economics and Finance (Honours), before obtaining her MSc in Global Marketing (Distinction) from the University of York.

Having had a number of internships in both Vietnam and the UK (British Council, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, United Nations Development Programme, Asia Scotland Institute, Total System Services), Amy is keen on bringing her industry experiences into her academic career.

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