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The Role of Private Sector in Education in Vietnam. Evidence from the Vietnam Living Standards Survey

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  • Glewwe, P.
  • Patrinos, H.A.

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As part of the restructuring of the education system since doi moi or Renovation in 1989, the government of Vietnam has implemented several policy changes. These include transforming some public institutions into private ones, promoting the establishment of "people's" and community educational institutions, and permitting the establishment of private institutions. Since the move from a centrally planned economy to a market economy is recent, it is not surprising that private schools are relatively rare in Vietnam.

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  • Glewwe, P. & Patrinos, H.A., 1998. "The Role of Private Sector in Education in Vietnam. Evidence from the Vietnam Living Standards Survey," Papers 132, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:wobali:132
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    2. Tinh Doan & Quan Le & Tuyen Quang Tran, 2018. "Lost in Transition? Declining Returns to Education in Vietnam," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 30(2), pages 195-216, April.
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    Keywords

    EDUCATION ; VIET NAM ; PRIVATE SECTOR;

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
    • P31 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions - - - Socialist Enterprises and Their Transitions

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