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Institutions matter: the case of Vietnam

Tran, Bich Thi; Grafton, R. Quentin; Kompas, Tom


The paper investigates institutional reforms in Vietnam and their impact on the economic performance of firms. Using the provincial competitiveness index 2006 (PCI06) and firm-level data in Vietnam in 2005, the results show that provincial competitiveness is economically and statistically significant in explaining cross-province differences in firm performance. We find that a one percentage point improvement in government practice could increase the daily value-added of an average firm by an...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008-01
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Journal of Socio-Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2008.05.012


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