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  • TÀI LIỆU NGHIÊN CỨU

    Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments

    Dec 1, 2015
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER

    Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries

    Wagstaff,Adam, Cotlear,Daniel, Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu, Buisman,Leander Robert  |  Nov 3, 2015
    The last few years have seen a growing commitment worldwide to universal health coverage (UHC). Yet there is a lack of clarity on how to measure progress towards UHC. This paper proposes a ‘mashup’ index that ...
  • TÀI LIỆU NGHIÊN CỨU (THEO SỐ SÊ-RI)

    Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys

    Coxhead,Ian Andrew, Cuong,Nguyen Viet, Vu,Linh Hoang  |  Nov 1, 2015
    The authors investigate determinants of individual migration decisions in Vietnam, a country with increasingly high levels of geographical labor mobility. Using data from the Vietnam Household Living Standards ...
  • TÀI LIỆU NGHIÊN CỨU

    Engaging the private sector in transport and logistics planning and policy making : options for Vietnam

    Blancas Mendivil,Luis C.  |  Nov 1, 2015
    In the 22 years between 1992 and 2014 Vietnam attained the remarkable average annual rate of economic growth of 6.9 percent. However, the sources of growth that underpinned much of this period of economic ...
  • TÀI LIỆU NGHIÊN CỨU

    Vietnam - Affordable housing : a way forward

    Samad,Taimur, Hoang, Hoa Thi, Brhane,Meskerem, Mcvitty,Josephine Elizabeth, Nguyen,Huong Mai, Harrison,Dao H, Nohn,Matthias, Hassler,Olivier, Payne,Geoffrey K., Huynh, Duong, Dang,Vo Hung, Nguyen,Thi Thanh Tam, La,Hai Anh, Bui,Khiem Van, Tran,Thi Cam Nhung  |  Oct 16, 2015
    Affordable housing will be instrumental to helping Vietnam achieve its goals for increasing productivity and inclusive urban growth. Since Doi Moi, the country has experienced impressive economic growth, averaged ...
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Law & Development

Compulsory Land Acquisition and Voluntary Land Conversion in Vietnam

The report highlights issues in land compensation and clearance policies and discusses some recommendations to overcome land legislation limitations in Vietnam.


Experts

Victoria Kwakwa

Country Director, The World Bank Vietnam

Sandeep Mahajan

Lead Economist
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Gender

World Bank: East Asia Pacific has made progress on gender equality, but challenges remain

Gender equality is important in its own right as well as a contributor to poverty reduction and economic development, says the World Development Report 2012.