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The long-run and gender-equalizing impacts of school access : evidence from the first Indochina war (English)

Very few studies currently exist on the long-term impacts of schooling policies in developing countries. This paper examines the impacts -- half a century later -- of a mass education program conducted by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in the occupied areas during the First Indochina War. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8480 JUN 20, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Hoang,Trung Xuan; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam’s recent economic developments - special focus : reform priorities for reducing trade costs and enhancing competitiveness in Vietnam (English)

The report examines economic developments in Vietnam in 2018, including its strong trade performance, increased FDI inflows, and public debt stabilization, among others. ... See More +

Working Paper 127168 JUN 01, 2018

Eckhardt,Sebastian; Dinh,Viet Tuan; De Kleine Feige,Annette I.; Pham,Duc Minh; Oh,Jung Eun Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam’s recent economic developments - special focus : reform priorities for reducing trade costs and enhancing competitiveness in Vietnam (Vietnamese)

The report examines economic developments in Vietnam in 2018, including its strong trade performance, increased FDI inflows, and public debt stabilization, among others. ... See More +

Working Paper 127168 JUN 01, 2018

English Disclosed

Mobilizing finance for local infrastructure development in Vietnam : a city infrastructure financing facility (English)

Since the decentralization and liberalization reforms in the 1990s, Vietnam has experienced rapid urbanization and remarkable economic growth. By 2025, more than half of the population will live in cities. ... See More +

Publication 126578 MAY 24, 2018

Campanaro,Alessandra; Dang,Cuong Duc Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)

Differences in earnings between male and female workers persist in developed and developing countries despite a narrowing of gender gaps in educational attainment over the past half-century. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8433 MAY 09, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Vietnam - Identifying reliable predictors of learning for results-based financing in education (English)

Many education systems around the world have reached nearly universal access to schooling, but ensuring high quality learning for all students has proven to be more difficult to achieve. ... See More +

Working Paper 128149 MAY 01, 2018

Lehe,Jonathan David; Al-Samarrai,Samer; Mackintosh,Fiona J.; Lee,Ling Jessica Diana Disclosed

Impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in Vietnam (English)

This paper examines the impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in a developing country, Vietnam. The study finds that following the implementation of the Vietnam–United States bilateral trade agreement in December 2001, manufacturing employment increased in provinces that were more exposed to U.S. tariff cuts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8366 MAR 13, 2018

Hoang,Trung Xuan; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)

This paper uses Labor Force Survey data to assess key aspects of the labor market in Vietnam over 2007-14. The analysis finds large growth in wage employment in the foreign-owned and domestic private sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8364 MAR 12, 2018

Demombynes,Gabriel; Testaverde,Mauro Disclosed

Vietnam : Seizing the opportunities of new-generation free trade agreements : Việt Nam – Nnắm bắt cơ hộI của các hiệp định thương mạI tự do thế giớI mớI (Vietnamese)

This Summary Record documents the materials which were presented at the workshop on "Viet Nam: Seizing opportunities from new-generation FTAs" in Hanoi in June 15, 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 124458 MAR 01, 2018

English Disclosed

Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)

Since 2010 the Nordic Trust Fund (NTF) has supported the World Bank’s work in Vietnam through three grants focused on realizing citizens’ rights. ... See More +

Brief 123984 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)

Despite making significant progress in educational attainment and labor force participation, women in Vietnam continue to earn less than men, which is partly explained by their sorting into lower paid occupations. ... See More +

Brief 124438 MAR 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (Vietnamese)

Despite making significant progress in educational attainment and labor force participation, women in Vietnam continue to earn less than men, which is partly explained by their sorting into lower paid occupations. ... See More +

Brief 124438 MAR 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta English Disclosed

Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam : Bước tiến mới : giảm nghèo và thịnh vượng chung ở Việt Nam (Vietnamese)

Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in reducing poverty while controlling inequality. The country’s broad-based growth reflects the government’s focus on developing labor-intensive export sectors while investing heavily in human capital that saw the country exceed its peers. ... See More +

Working Paper 124916 JAN 01, 2018

Pimhidzai,Obert English Disclosed

Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)

We examine the gender wage gap in Vietnam and show that a non-trivial part of the gap is associated with occupational sorting. We consider three explanations for why occupational sorting emerges. ... See More +

Working Paper 123477 JAN 01, 2018

Chowdhury,Iffat Ara; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mannava,Aneesh; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Vietnam (English)

Market-based sustainable finance initiatives led by members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) have made significant progress in directing the financial sector towardsustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 124224 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam (English)

Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in reducing poverty while controlling inequality. The country’s broad-based growth reflects the government’s focus on developing labor-intensive export sectors while investing heavily in human capital that saw the country exceed its peers. ... See More +

Working Paper 124916 JAN 01, 2018

Pimhidzai,Obert Vietnamese Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines : Main report (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Disclosed

Economic and distributional impacts of comprehensive and progressive agreement for trans-pacific partnership : the case of Vietnam (English,Vietnamese)

Vietnam is evaluating the economic gains from deepening regional trade integration under free trade agreements. The two major new agreements include Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to be signed in March 2018 following the US departure from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in January 2017 and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in its 21st round of negotiations. ... See More +

Working Paper 124022 JAN 01, 2018

Maliszewska,Maryla; Olekseyuk,Zoryana; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel Disclosed

Well begun, but aiming higher : a review of Vietnam’s education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)

Given its modest position as a lower-middle income country, Vietnam stands out from the rest of the world with its remarkable performance on standardized test scores, school enrollment, and completed years of schooling. ... See More +

Journal Article 126640 JAN 01, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Glewwe,Paul W. Disclosed

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The long-run and gender-equalizing impacts of school access : evidence from the first Indochina war (English)
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JUN 20, 2018 WPS8480 Policy Research Working Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam’s recent economic developments - special focus : reform priorities for reducing trade costs and enhancing competitiveness in Vietnam (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127168 Working Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam’s recent economic developments - special focus : reform priorities for reducing trade costs and enhancing competitiveness in Vietnam (Vietnamese)
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JUN 01, 2018 127168 Working Paper English
Mobilizing finance for local infrastructure development in Vietnam : a city infrastructure financing facility (English)
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MAY 24, 2018 126578 Publication
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)
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MAY 09, 2018 WPS8433 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Identifying reliable predictors of learning for results-based financing in education (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 128149 Working Paper
Impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 13, 2018 WPS8366 Policy Research Working Paper
Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey (English)
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MAR 12, 2018 WPS8364 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam : Seizing the opportunities of new-generation free trade agreements : Việt Nam – Nnắm bắt cơ hộI của các hiệp định thương mạI tự do thế giớI mớI (Vietnamese)
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MAR 01, 2018 124458 Working Paper English
Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123984 Brief
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124438 Brief
Gender gap in earnings in Vietnam : why do Vietnamese women work in lower paid occupations? (Vietnamese)
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MAR 01, 2018 124438 Brief English
Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam : Bước tiến mới : giảm nghèo và thịnh vượng chung ở Việt Nam (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2018 124916 Working Paper English
Gender streaming in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123477 Working Paper
Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124224 Working Paper
Climbing the ladder : poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124916 Working Paper Vietnamese
The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122875 Publication
The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122875 Publication
Economic and distributional impacts of comprehensive and progressive agreement for trans-pacific partnership : the case of Vietnam (English,Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2018 124022 Working Paper
Well begun, but aiming higher : a review of Vietnam’s education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 126640 Journal Article