Land in transition : reform and poverty in rural Vietnam / Martin Ravallion, Dominique van de Walle.

This book is a case study of Vietnam's efforts to fight poverty using market-oriented land reforms. In the 1980s and 1990s, the country undertook major institutional reforms, and an impressive reduction in poverty followed. But what role did the reforms play? Did the efficiency gains from refor...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ravallion, Martin.
Other Authors: Van de Walle, Dominique.
Format: Electronic
Published: Washington DC : World Bank, ©2008.
Series:Equity and development series.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Preface; About the Authors; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 The Historical Context and Policy Debates; 3 Data and Summary Statistics; Figure 3.1 Frequency Distributions of Consumption, 1993 and 2004; Table 3.1 Variable Definitions and Descriptive Statistics, 1993; Table 3.2 Variable Definitions and Summary Statistics, 1993-98; Table 3.3 Poverty, Inequality, and Landholding Status in Rural Vietnam; Table 3.4 Poverty, Inequality, and Landholding Status, by Region; Figure 3.2 Lorenz Curves for Annual and Perennial Cropland in Rural Vietnam, 1993 and 2004.