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.