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Poverty reduction in Vietnam : achievements and challenges (English)

In retrospect, Vietnam has indeed gained impressive achievements in poverty reduction. Broad based economic growth has improved the well-being of almost everyone in the entire population. ... See More +

Working Paper 64279 MAR 01, 2011

Disclosed

A quick assessment of the impacts of the electricity reforms on migrant groups in the cities (English)

This is a small qualitative study of the impacts of reforms in electricity tariffs. In early 2009, the Electricity Corporation of Vietnam (EVN) increased power tariffs as a part of its overall power sector reform process. ... See More +

Working Paper 64271 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Vietnam labour market and informal economy in a time of crisis and recovery 2007-2009 : main findings of the Labour Force Surveys (LFS) (English)

In 2007 the General Statistics Office (GSO) launched a joint research program with the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD) to measure and analyzes the informal sector in Vietnam. ... See More +

Working Paper 61675 DEC 01, 2010

Disclosed

How deep was the impact of the economic crisis in Vietnam? A focus on the informal sector in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (English)

Vietnam is one of the only South East Asian emerging economies not to have gone into recession in 2009 in the wake of the world crisis. Nonetheless, it has been affected deeply by the crisis, as shown by all macro-economic indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 61676 DEC 01, 2010

Disclosed

Dynamics of the informal sector in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City 2007-2009 : main findings of the Household Business & Informal sector survey (HB&IS) (English)

In 2007, the General Statistics Office (GSO) launched a joint research program with the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD), to measure and analyzes the informal sector in Vietnam. ... See More +

Working Paper 61674 DEC 01, 2010

Disclosed

Report on seminar result on Vietnam development report 2010 (English)

The working paper includes the following heading: seminar organization purpose; seminars' participants; regarding training time and place; regarding organization and logistics; regarding seminar content; assessment on seminar organization result; and assessment and recommendation. ... See More +

Working Paper 60580 OCT 01, 2010

Tuan, Nguyen Phuong Disclosed

Result report on scientific seminar : 'Vietnam development report 2010' (English)

The Vietnam development report 2010 was led by the World Bank in partnership with other donors for Vietnam, covering many issues relating to modern institutions such as the State apparatus, socio-economic situation, supervision works, etc. ... See More +

Working Paper 60581 JUN 20, 2010

Disclosed

The effects of rice export policy on regional income, prices and the poor : A 'bottom-up' regional CGE model for Vietnam (English)

A 'bottom up' regional Computable General Equilibrium Model (CGE) model for Vietnam is constructed for 28 commodities and 8 regions (using a GSO input-output table for 2005). ... See More +

Working Paper 64245 APR 01, 2010

Kompas, Tom; Van Ha, Pham; Nhu Che, Tuong; Minh Hoa, Nguyen Thi; Trinh, Bui Disclosed

Vietnam development report 2010-modern institutions : consolidated report on three regional seminars (Hue city, Ho Chi Minh city, and Hai Phong city) (English)

The report focuses on long term challenges of the Vietnam's institution reform process that are reflected in two aspects: (i) devolution; and (ii) accountability. ... See More +

Working Paper 60579 FEB 01, 2010

Disclosed

PSIA : power sector reforms and the poor in Vietnam (English)

Vietnam is implementing a long run reform agenda for the power sector, with the aim of restructuring the sector to improve internal operations, efficiency, and the quality of services. ... See More +

Working Paper 64280 JAN 11, 2010

Kozel, Valerie; Cuong, Nguyen Viet Disclosed

Regional price deflators for VHLSS 2008-2010 and GSO capacity building for spatial cost of living index (English)

Since 1992, Vietnam has conducted six household living standards surveys (VLSS and VHLSS), which have been extensively used in poverty analysis and monitoring. ... See More +

Working Paper 64273 JUN 25, 2009

Gibson, John Disclosed

Voluntary pension system challenge of expanding coverage (English)

Since 1947, the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has provided social insurance to public servants and armed forces personnel in Vietnam. In 1995, the Government merged the social insurance unit of the Ministry of labour, invalids and social affairs with that of the Vietnam General Confederation of labor. ... See More +

Working Paper 64277 MAY 15, 2009

Phuong, Nguyen Thi Thu; Castel, Paulette Disclosed

Ethnic minority poverty in Vietnam (English)

Although economic reform has brought remarkable progress in poverty reduction in Vietnam, the scale and depth of ethnic minority poverty in Vietnam presents one of the major challenges to achieving the targets for poverty reduction set out in the Socio-Economic Development Plan, as well as the millennium development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 64272 MAY 15, 2009

Baulch, Bob; Hoa, Nguyen Thi Minh; Phuong , Nguyen Thi Thu; Hung, Pham Thai Disclosed

Health insurance : use of health care services by the poor efficiency and equity issues in the province of Kon Tum (English)

The study merged two databases: the database on patients' visits collected for claim control and reimbursement purpose and, the database on the insured that is used to issue the health insurance cards. ... See More +

Working Paper 64275 MAY 15, 2009

Castel, Paulette Disclosed

Compulsory social security participation revealed preferences (English)

The study starts with a classification of the enterprises depending on their participation to the Vietnam social security. Among the enterprises that contribute, one striking feature is that on average the share in the wage bill of the contributions paid to the Vietnam social security is much lower than the contribution rate established in the law. ... See More +

Working Paper 64274 MAR 12, 2009

Thanh, Trung; Castel, Paulette Disclosed

Crop output in Vietnam, 1992 to 2006 : an analysis of the patterns and sources of growth (English)

The purpose of this report is to provide a detailed analysis of the behavior of cropping output in agriculture between 1992 and 2006 in Vietnam at both the national and regional level. ... See More +

Working Paper 64270 JAN 28, 2009

Benjamin, Dwayne; Brandt, Loren; Coelli, Barbara; McCaig, Brian; Nguyen, Le-Hoa; Nguyen, Tuan Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Poverty reduction in Vietnam : achievements and challenges (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2011 64279 Working Paper
A quick assessment of the impacts of the electricity reforms on migrant groups in the cities (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2011 64271 Working Paper
Vietnam labour market and informal economy in a time of crisis and recovery 2007-2009 : main findings of the Labour Force Surveys (LFS) (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2010 61675 Working Paper
How deep was the impact of the economic crisis in Vietnam? A focus on the informal sector in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2010 61676 Working Paper
Dynamics of the informal sector in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City 2007-2009 : main findings of the Household Business & Informal sector survey (HB&IS) (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2010 61674 Working Paper
Report on seminar result on Vietnam development report 2010 (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 60580 Working Paper
Result report on scientific seminar : 'Vietnam development report 2010' (English)
See More +
JUN 20, 2010 60581 Working Paper
The effects of rice export policy on regional income, prices and the poor : A 'bottom-up' regional CGE model for Vietnam (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2010 64245 Working Paper
Vietnam development report 2010-modern institutions : consolidated report on three regional seminars (Hue city, Ho Chi Minh city, and Hai Phong city) (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 60579 Working Paper
PSIA : power sector reforms and the poor in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 11, 2010 64280 Working Paper
Regional price deflators for VHLSS 2008-2010 and GSO capacity building for spatial cost of living index (English)
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JUN 25, 2009 64273 Working Paper
Voluntary pension system challenge of expanding coverage (English)
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MAY 15, 2009 64277 Working Paper
Ethnic minority poverty in Vietnam (English)
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MAY 15, 2009 64272 Working Paper
Health insurance : use of health care services by the poor efficiency and equity issues in the province of Kon Tum (English)
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MAY 15, 2009 64275 Working Paper
Compulsory social security participation revealed preferences (English)
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MAR 12, 2009 64274 Working Paper
Crop output in Vietnam, 1992 to 2006 : an analysis of the patterns and sources of growth (English)
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JAN 28, 2009 64270 Working Paper