The Role of Governance Innovation in Fostering Regional Competitiveness: Linking Market Reforms with Economic Outcomes in Vietnam’s Provinces

  • Kris Hartley
  • Published 2014

Abstract

Ongoing devolution is granting increased autonomy to Vietnam’s sub-national governance units. This coincides with the country’s continuing transition from a centrally planned to market economy, fostering competition among its 63 provinces. Regionally imbalanced economic performance, in which some provinces prosper while others lag, can be explained in part… (More)

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