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The Impact of Recentralization on Public Services: A Difference-in-Differences Analysis of the Abolition of Elected Councils in Vietnam
(American Political Science Review, 2014-02)
Comparative political economy offers a wealth of hypotheses connecting decentralization to improved public service delivery. In recent years, influential formal and experimental work has begun to question the underlying ...
Effect of Interest Rate Subsidies on Firm Performance and Investment Behavior during Economic Recession: Evidence from Vietnam
(Asian Economic Journal, 2013-06)
This paper aims to quantitatively evaluate the microeconomic consequences of the 4-percent interest rate subsidy program, the main component of the Vietnamese Government's economic stimulus package in 2009, which was intended ...
The Contribution of Veto Players to Economic Reform
(The Journal of Politics, 2010-10)
Contrary to the conventional understanding that reform is more difficult when veto players are numerous, we show formally that veto players may encourage policy change by weakening the power of special interests that prefer ...
Globalization and State Capitalism: Assessing Vietnam's Accession to the WTO
(CESifo Working Paper Series, 2017-08-28)
What do state-owned enterprises (SOEs) do? How do they respond to market incentives? Can we expect substantial efficiency gains from trade liberalization in economies with a strong presence of SOEs? Using a new dataset of ...
The impact of governance and transparency on firm investment in Vietnam
(Economics of Transition, 2015-10)
© 2015 The Authors. A large literature asserts a causal relationship between the quality of economic governance and economic performance. However, attempts to establish such a link at an aggregate level have met with considerable ...
FDI Incentives Pay – Politically
(Vale Columbia FDI Perspectives Perspectives, 2010-06-26)
Foreign investment and bribery: A firm-level analysis of corruption in Vietnam
(Journal of Asian Economics, 2012-04)
Among the concerns faced by countries pondering the costs and benefits of greater economic openness to international capital flows is the worry that new and powerful external actors will exert a corrupting influence on the ...