During the months of June and July 2015, an enterprise survey was administered to 2,649 formal and informal micro, small, and medium enterprises engaged in the private manufacturing sector in nine provinces of Viet Nam. This survey was conducted in collaboration with two Vietnamese partners: the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) of the Ministry of Planning and Investment of Viet Nam (MPI) and the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA) of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs of Viet Nam (MoLISA).
In order to improve the understanding of critical issues related to enterprises in Viet Nam, UNU-WIDER invited proposals from qualified researchers for detailed economic analysis of this dataset to work towards the development of a collective publication.
About the project
This project responds to the call by the UN Secretary General for reliable, timely and better disaggregated, country level data in the search for an evidence-based course to realizing economic transformation and sustainable development in a post-2015 development context. Specifically, the project builds on – and further develops – two unique firm and rural household panel data sets in Viet Nam, a dynamic East-Asian economy. Read more