The rural transformation of the two rice bowls of Vietnam : the making of a new Asian miracle economy?
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This paper assesses the factors driving inclusiveness in Vietnam's rural transformation by comparing the two rice deltas of the country since reunification in 1975. In order to achieve this, a pro-poor institutional development approach based on Adelman is applied. We focus on asset-oriented, demand-generating and price-increasing interventions. Our findings point out that the experienced growth might be considered inclusive, but the dynamics of poverty reduction, income generation, and productivity-enhancement are substantially different in the two delta economies. This might have implications for the prospects of Vietnam's continuation in a ‘growth with equity’ model, if policies and innovations are not locally adjusted.
Lopez Jerez , M 2019 , ' The rural transformation of the two rice bowls of Vietnam : the making of a new Asian miracle economy? ' , Innovation and Development , vol. Latest Articles . https://doi.org/10.1080/2157930X.2019.1580939
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