Private Inter-household Transfers in Vietnam in the Early and Late 1990 ’ s

@inproceedings{Cox2001PrivateIT,
  title={Private Inter-household Transfers in Vietnam in the Early and Late 1990 ’ s},
  author={Donald F. Cox},
  year={2001}
}
This paper uses data from the 1992/93 and 1997/98 Vietnam Living Standards Surveys (VLSS) to describe patterns of money transfers between households. Rapid economic growth during the 1990’s did little to diminish the importance of private transfers in Vietnam. Private transfers are large and widespread in both surveys, and they are much larger than public transfers are. Private transfers appear to function like means-tested public transfers, flowing from better off to worse off households and… CONTINUE READING

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