Corpus ID: 145817535

Government Ownership and Firm Performance: The Case of Vietnam

  title={Government Ownership and Firm Performance: The Case of Vietnam},
  author={Ngo My Tran and W. Nonneman and A. Jorissen},
  journal={International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues},
This study extends some predictions from a game theoretical model which evaluates the net effect of government ownership on firm performance and empirically tests these predictions using a panel dataset of Vietnamese firms in the period 2004-2012. The empirical results estimated from static and dynamic models confirm our propositions of a negative effect of state ownership on firm profitability and labor productivity. Furthermore, this study documents a moderating role of firm size in the… Expand
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