Impact Evaluation of Training on Firms’ Performance Download

This paper aims to evaluate the impact of investment in human capital (off-the-job training) on performance of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) using Propensity Score Matching (PSM) method with dynamic approach by analyzing the data from two surveys on the SMEs in Vietnam in 2009 and 2011.

Productivity analysis for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry

Nguyen Thang, To Trung Thanh, Vu Hoang Dat Abstract The study uses firm-level panel data to study the technical efficiency performance of Vietnam’s textile and garment firms in the period 1997-2000, as well as its determinants. The model used is that of Battese and Coelli [1995]. The average estimated technical efficiency of the two subsectors...

Innovation and exports in Vietnam Download

Innovation has long been considered an important factor for creating and maintaining the competitiveness of nations and firms. Common knowledge holds that innovation causes an increase in exports. However, contradicting empirical evidence is reported in the literature on the links between innovation and export.