Mr Daniel Dao

Research Associate

Accounting and Finance


Personal statement

Phuong Dong (Daniel) Dao, CFA, MBA
Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) | PhD Researcher | Economic Consultant at The World Bank

Daniel works as a Research Associate at Financial Regulation Innovation Lab, Accounting and Finance Department, University of Strathclyde; Doctoral Researcher at Coventry University; and Economic Consultant at World Bank Group, Washington DC Headquarters. He is CFA Charter Holder and an active member of CFA UK. He has earned his MBA (2017) in Finance from Bangor University, UK, and his MSc (2022) in Financial Engineering from WorldQuant University, US. 

He has shown a strong commitment and passion for international development and high-impact policy research. His expertise lies in the field of Financial Economics, where he specializes in Digital Development (Fintech), Competitive & Innovation, Macroeconomics, Trade & Investment, and Climate Change. He boasts outstanding credentials in both academia, excelling in teaching and research, as well as in the professional sphere, where he has worked as a consultant and in investment roles. His proficiency extends to data science techniques and advanced analytics, with a specific focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing (NLP).

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CFA Charterholder Recognition, CFA Institute, 2023
Fully Funded PhD Fellowship, Trailblazer scheme, Coventry University, 2020 - 2024
Quantitative Economics Fully Funded Fellowship, Universidad de Alicante, 2019 - 2020
Young Talent, Vietnam National University, 2013

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Herding dynamics and multidimensional uncertainty in equity crowdfunding : the impacts of information sources
Dao Daniel, Nguyen Thang, Andrikopoulos Panagiotis
Information & Management Vol 61 (2024)
Insiders, outsiders and performance of Vietnamese firms
Beason Richard, Thi Thanh Tran Tu, Dao Dong Phuong, Nguyen Hong Minh
Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business Vol 24, pp. 324-341 (2022)
The determinants influencing managerial accounting in Vietnamese manufacturing and trading enterprises
Nguyen Dung Thi Phuong, Nguyen Lien Thi Huong, Dao Dong Phuong, Dang Giang Huong
Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal Vol 23 (2019)
Feature selection methods and sampling techniques to financial distress prediction for Vietnamese listed companies
Vu Loan Thi, Vu Lien Thi, Nguyen Nga Thu, Do Phuong Thi Thuy, Dao Daniel
Investment Management and Financial Innovations Vol 16, pp. 276-290 (2019)

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Mr Daniel Dao
Research Associate
Accounting and Finance

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