Recently, Vietnam has been grown vastly on all economic fields. From the period 'doi moi' to the present, there many changes and you can get a lot of experiences from reading this version is rights reserved. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, noncommercial use or use within your organization. | PREFACE i VIET NAM a transition tiger? ii VIET NAM: A TRANSITION TIGER? PREFACE iii VIET NAM a transition tiger? Brian Van Arkadie & Raymond Mallon Asia Pacific Press at The Australian National University iv VIET NAM: A TRANSITION TIGER? Co-published by the ANU E Press and Asia Pacific Press The Australian National University Canberra ACT 0200, Australia Previously published by Asia Pacific Press National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication Van Arkadie, Brian. Viet Nam : a transition tiger? New ed. Includes index. ISBN 0 9751229 2 4 (Online document) 1. Vietnam - Economic conditions - 1975- . 2. Vietnam - Economic policy - 1975- . I. Mallon, Raymond. II. Title. All rights reserved. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, non- commercial use or use within your organization. Edited by Matthew May, Asia Pacific Press Cover design by Annie Di Nallo Design All electronic versions prepared inhouse First edition © 2003 Asia Pacific Press This edition © 2004 ANU E Press and Asia Pacific Press PREFACE v CONTENTS Tables vi Figures vii Maps viii Boxes viii Abbreviations ix Preface xi Viet Nam and its recent experience with development 1 Viet Nam’s development experience 1 2 Geography, resources and population 11 3 Economic performance and key issues 27 The Doi Moi process 4 Prelude to reform: the attempted introduction of central planning 38 5 Political institutions and economic management 56 6 The introduction of Doi Moi 65 7 Strategic building blocks of Doi Moi 79 8 Ongoing reforms: building the institutions for macroeconomic management 90 Enterprise development 9 Institutional change and business development 103 10 State enterprises 122 11 Household and private business development 153 Economic growth performance 12 The pattern of economic growth 176 13 Capital formation and external assistance 204 Income growth and poverty alleviation 14 Poverty alleviation 224 15 .