Productivity, ownership, and producer concentration in transition: Further evidence from Vietnamese manufacturing
AbstractAfter controlling for firm-level factor intensities and scale, and industry-level concentration, total factor productivity differentials between MNC (multinational corporation) joint ventures or SOEs (state-owned enterprises) and private firms were usually positive and statistically significant in 2001–2006. Differentials between wholly foreign MNCs and private firms were usually positive and significant in a lagged specification but not in a contemporaneous one. Estimates of productivity spillovers from SOEs and MNCs to private firms and the productivity effects of concentration tended to be insignificant statistically. Substantial variation of estimates among industries and time periods suggests that combining heterogeneous industries or time periods biases productivity estimates.
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Productivity; Ownership; Multinational corporation; State-owned enterprise; Producer concentration;
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- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
- K22 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Business and Securities Law
- L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
- L32 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Public Enterprises; Public-Private Enterprises
- L33 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Comparison of Public and Private Enterprise and Nonprofit Institutions; Privatization; Contracting Out
- O53 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Asia including Middle East
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