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The political economy of Vietnam's industrial transformation, John Walsh, Burkhard Schrage, Trung Quang Nguyen

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The political economy of Vietnam's industrial transformation, John Walsh, Burkhard Schrage, Trung Quang Nguyen
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eng
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The political economy of Vietnam's industrial transformation
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Oclc number
1241449526
Responsibility statement
John Walsh, Burkhard Schrage, Trung Quang Nguyen
Series statement
SpringerBriefs in Political Science
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Political Economy -- 1.2 Very Late Industrialization -- 1.3 Vietnam -- 1.4 The Structure of the Book -- 1.5 Coronavirus Pandemic -- References -- 2 Opening of the Vietnamese Economy: Achievements and Challenges -- 2.1 Background of the Transition -- 2.2 Achievements -- 2.2.1 Increasing Influence in the Regional and Global Political Economy -- 2.2.2 Rapid Economic Development -- 2.2.3 An Attractive Destination for Investors -- 2.3 Challenges -- 2.3.1 Underperformance of the Public Sector -- 2.3.2 Public Workforce -- 2.3.3 Aging Population and Structural Unemployment -- 2.3.4 Dealing with China -- 2.3.5 Adverse Impact of Climate Change -- 2.4 Conclusion -- References -- 3 Public Administration Reform: Efforts and Reality -- 3.1 Background of Public Administration Reform in Vietnam -- 3.2 Problems of Public Management in Vietnam -- 3.2.1 The Low Effectiveness of the State -- 3.2.2 Corruption and Informal Payments -- 3.2.3 Unmeritocratic Administration -- 3.2.4 The Lack of Accountability in the Public Sector -- 3.3 Root Causes of Existing Problems of Public Management in Vietnam -- 3.3.1 Opaque Accountability of the Party and State -- 3.3.2 Patronage and Nepotism -- 3.3.3 Overstaffing in the Public Sector -- 3.3.4 Low Salaries in Public Sector Jobs -- 3.3.5 Poor Quality of Public Servants -- 3.4 Conclusion -- References -- 4 From State to Market: Evolving Ownership and Corporate Governance in Vietnam -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The Structure of the Economy in Vietnam Before 1945 -- 4.2.1 The Economy Between 1946 and 1975 -- 4.3 Ownership of Enterprises from 1975 to 1986 -- 4.4 Post Đổi Mới Ownership -- 4.4.1 Fewer but Larger SOEs -- 4.4.2 A Comparison of State and Non-State-Owned Enterprises -- 4.5 Evolving Corporate Governance4.5.1 An Alignment with International Best Practices and Asian Peers in Terms of Corporate Governance Is Overdue -- 4.6 Conclusion -- Appendix -- References -- 5 Labour and Special Economic Zones -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 SEZs in Vietnam -- 5.2.1 Attitudes Towards SEZs -- 5.2.2 Gender Aspects -- 5.2.3 Trade Unions -- 5.3 Vietnam's Labour Market -- 5.4 Conclusion -- References -- 6 Vietnamese Political Economy in an East Asian and International Perspective -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 From a Low to a Middle-Income Country -- 6.3 Socio-Economic Development Objectives -- 6.4 Economic Growth, Productivity and Competitiveness -- 6.5 Trade as a Major Contributor to Economic Growth -- 6.6 A Rapidly Aging Society Engenders Cultural, Social and Economic Reforms -- 6.7 Corruption as a Damper to Economic Growth and Equitable Distribution of Wealth -- 6.8 Summary -- References -- 7 Environmental Impact -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 The Shadow of the Past -- 7.3 Pollution -- 7.4 Water Management -- 7.5 Urbanization -- 7.6 Climate Change -- 7.7 Smart City Development and Resilience -- 7.8 Conclusion -- References -- 8 Conclusion -- 8.1 Should Strong Government or Market Forces Lead the Next Wave of Development? -- Reference -- 3 Public Administration Reform: Efforts and Reality -- 3.1 Background of Public Administration Reform in Vietnam -- 3.2 Problems of Public Management in Vietnam -- 3.2.1 The Low Effectiveness of the State -- 3.2.2 Corruption and Informal Payments -- 3.2.3 Unmeritocratic Administration -- 3.2.4 The Lack of Accountability in the Public Sector -- 3.3 Root Causes of Existing Problems of Public Management in Vietnam -- 3.3.1 Opaque Accountability of the Party and State -- 3.3.2 Patronage and Nepotism -- 3.3.3 Overstaffing in the Public Sector -- 3.3.4 Low Salaries in Public Sector Jobs -- 3.3.5 Poor Quality of Public Servants -- 3.4 ConclusionReferences
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