Phanwin Yokying

Phanwin Yokying is a Research Fellow at the East-West Center, an independent, public, non-profit organisation with funding from the United States government adjacent to the University of Hawai’i. She studies development and gender issues affecting the livelihoods and wellbeing of disadvantaged and vulnerable groups in Asia and Africa.

Her research areas of interest include time use, migration, remittance, land rights, rural food security, informal employment, child labour, and domestic violence. At the East-West Center, her research work focuses primarily on the policy implications of women and children’s time allocation in South and Southeast Asia.

Under close collaboration with Tribhuvan University, she is currently co-leading the State of Social Inclusion in Nepal: A Study of Time Allocation project in Nepal. She is also involved in a multi-disciplinary research project that investigates long-term changes and spatial variability of rice production systems in Southeast Asia.