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Innovation
Working Paper
Innovation efforts in developing countries: The case of Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises

The identification of potential innovation efforts plays an important role in evaluating the innovation process. The innovation efforts of firms in developing countries might be different to those of Western enterprises...

Developing countries Innovation Small and medium enterprises
Working Paper
Slack resources and innovation in Vietnamese SMEs: A behavioural, stewardship, and institutional perspective

Slack resources are usually identified as an endogenous motivation for firms’ innovation. Still, it is crucial to assess the importance of slack in supporting innovation, especially in different institutional contexts...

Innovation Slack Institutional economics
Working Paper
The role of environmental regulations and innovation in TFP convergence: Evidence from manufacturing SMEs in Viet Nam

This is a pioneer study investigating the relationship between environmental compliance and TFP convergence for SMEs. It examines the impacts of environmental compliance, and its combination with innovation, on TFP convergence of manufacturing SMEs...

Environmental practices Innovation σ- and β-convergence
Working Paper
The effects of Chinese import penetration on firm innovation: Evidence from the Vietnamese manufacturing sector

This paper evaluates the impact of Chinese import penetration on the innovation of Vietnamese manufacturing firms from 2011 to 2015, exploiting variations in import exposure by industry specialization and instrumenting for Chinese import penetration ...

China Manufacturing Innovation
Journal Article
Exporting and Productivity: Learning from Vietnam

Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to Compete

Learning by exporting Self-selection Productivity
Working Paper
Industries without smokestacks: Telecommunication and ICT-based services trade

This paper provides a basic understanding of the nature of emerging key information and communication technologies, and establishes the distance of countries from high-quality access to the internet—the necessary threshold one needs to cross in...

Economic development Innovation Growth
Project
Promoting entrepreneurial capacity

Theme: 2008-09

Entrepreneurship can play an important role in structural economic change and in improving wellbeing. Governments and international institutions are investing increasing resources to promote entrepreneurship. This project aims at a greater...

Development and Finance Entrepreneurship Economic development
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