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Policy Brief
Eight lessons on small and medium-sized enterprises in Vietnam SMEs Microeconomics Private sector
Journal Article
Subnational home market bias in Vietnam: Evidence from enterprise‐level data

This paper contributes to the home (market) bias literature where administrative or political borders limit trade across borders. Home bias is well documented at the national and subnational level...

Viet Nam Exporting Subcontracting
Journal Article
Does Horizontal Inequality Matter in Vietnam?

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Journal Article
Drivers of productivity in Vietnamese SMEs: the role of management standards and innovation

Using a rich panel dataset of small and medium scale manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) active in the manufacturing sector in Viet Nam, this paper investigates the drivers of firm productivity, focusing on the role played by international management st...

Management standards ISO certification Technological innovations
Journal Article
The exporting and subcontracting decisions of Viet Nam's small- and medium-sized enterprises

The exporting and subcontracting decisions of a panel of Vietnamese private small- and medium-sized enterprises is investigated...

Viet Nam Exporting Subcontracting
Report
SOUTHMOD Country Report Viet Nam - VNMOD v1.0

This report documents VNMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Viet Nam. This work was carried out by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in collaboration with KU Leuven and the project partners...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
Working Paper
Economic and non-economic returns to Communist Party membership in Vietnam

Single-party political systems exist in a number of countries, such as China and Vietnam. In these countries, party membership is potentially an important source of economic and social status...

Communist Party membership Income Credit
Working Paper
Comparing estimated and self-reported mark-ups for formal and informal firms in an emerging market context

Using a 10-year panel survey covering Vietnamese manufacturing firms, we consistently obtain firm-specific mark-up estimates and relate these to firm-level formality...

Firm productivity Formality Viet Nam
Working Paper
Firm-level corruption: Unravelling sand from grease

This paper adds to the recent literature on firm-level corruption by relying on rich data including detailed information on the purpose and amounts of bribe payments among Vietnamese micro, small, and medium firms...

Corruption Firm performance Small and medium enterprises
Working Paper
The missing middle: Growing and strengthening Vietnam’s micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises

We study the exporting and subcontracting decisions, mark-ups, market concentration, and growth of a panel of Vietnamese private micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises. Our main findings are as follows...

Viet Nam Exporting Subcontracting
Working Paper
Social networks, geographic proximity, and firm performance in Vietnam

This paper uses panel data to assess the relative importance of social networks and geographic proximity to micro, small, and medium enterprises in Vietnam...

Social networks Geographic proximity Manufacturing firms
Working Paper
Drivers of productivity in Vietnamese SMEs: The role of management standards and innovation

Using a rich panel dataset of SMEs active in the manufacturing sector in Vietnam, this paper investigates the drivers of firm productivity, focusing on the role played by international management standards certification...

Management standards ISO certification Technological innovations
Working Paper
Group-based inequalities: The case of Vietnam

This paper examines the issue of horizontal inequalities in Vietnam over the past 20 years...

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Working Paper
Gender matters: Private sector training in Vietnamese SMEs

In many developing countries the skill base is a cause of concern with respect to international competition. Firm-provided training is generally seen as an important tool for bridging the skills gap between labour force and private sector demand...

Training Wages SME
In the media
Vietnamese firms lack funds for technological upgrades

SGGP English Edition, 5 November 2014

Viet Nam Growth Economic policy (Business enterprises)
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