Seminar Papers – 2015

The Program Committee approved the following papers submitted to VEAM 2015:

  1. Bach Nguyen, “Are Financing Constraints Really Obstacles for Economic Growth of Developing Countries: Evidence from Vietnam”
  2. Ho Sy Hoa, “Long-run determinants of sovereign bond index in emerging market: New evidence from asymmetric and nonlinear pass-through”
  3. Truong Hoang Yen, “Impact of Economic Volatility on Corporate Tax Rate”
  4. Nguyen Duy Chinh, “Willingness to pay for urban flooding control in Ho Chi Minh City”
  5. Nguyen Van Anh, “Factors Impact on customers’ intention and usage towards mobile commerce in Vietnam”
  6. Do Thi Van Trang, “Macroeconomic and monetary determinants in inflation and deflation cycles”
  7. Nhat Le, “Are Prices Predictable in the Short Terms?”
  8. Phil Simmons, “Explaining Gaps in Infrastructure Investment by Municipal Governments in Australia”
  9. Stefano Bosi, “Limit cycles under a negative effect of pollution on consumption demand: the role of an environmental Kuznets curve”
  10. Md. Aslam Mia, “Quality, Quantity and Financial Sustainability of Microfinance Does Resource Allocation Matters”
  11. Tu Thi Kim Thoa, “Do Accrual Components and Cash Flow Components Have Better Predictive Powers in Forecasting Firm’s Future Cash Flow? – Case of Vietnamese Listed Firms”
  12. Duy Nong, “Environment Impacts from a Joint Emissions Trading at Country Level”
  13. Truong Thi Ngoc Thuyen, “Productivity spillovers from foreign multinationals and trade policy: firm-level analysis of Vietnamese manufacturing”
  14. Hoang-Anh Ho, “Business Compliance with Environmental Regulation: Evidence from Vietnam”
  15. Thang Dang, “Intergenerational Mobility of Earnings and Income among Sons and Daughters in Vietnam”
  16. Kien Trung Nguyen, “Ownership-related Wage Differentials by Occupation in Vietnamese Manufacturing”
  17. Nguyen Thu Thuy, “VAR analysis on dynamic relationship among world gold price, world oil price, exchange rate and vietnamese stock market index returns”
  18. Pham Thi Kim Cuong, “Efficient and fair allocation of aid”
  19. Huu Thanh Tam Nguyen, “Impacts of Export-platform FDI on backward linkages – Do third country size, trade greements and heterogeneity of firms matter? Evidence from the Vietnamese supporting industries “
  20. Yacoub Bahini, “On the transition from nonrenewable energy to renewable energy”
  21. Phan The Cong, “A study intoprospects of an ecological economic model of fisheries”
  22. Bach Thang, “Free Trade Agreements and North-South R&D Spillovers”
  23. Nguyen Quang Huy, “The impact of free trade agreements on trade flow of goods in Vietnam”
  24. To Trung Thanh, “Occupational choice in Vietnam: Entrepreneurship or wage employment”
  25. Le Thi Thuy Linh, “Returns to Higher Education in Vietnam: Causality and Heterogeneity”
  26. Brian McCaig, “Export markets and labor allocation in a low­income country”
  27. Le Thi Phuong Dung, “Assessment of household vulnerability to flood risk: A case study in Vietnam”
  28. Xuan-Binh Vu, “Output Disparities and Economic Growth between the APEC Countries, 1990-2011”
  29. Nguyen Son Kien, “Family Ownership in Vietnam’s Listed Firms: Does It Really Matter?”
  30. Ngoc-Sang Pham, “Optimal growth: FDI and new technology”
  31. Van Khanh Ta, “The Impact of Rural Road and Irrigation on Household Welfare: Evidence from Vietnam”
  32. Nguyen Dac Thanh, “Vietnam’s Labour Productivity in ASEAN Economic Community”
  33. Neil Bogahalande, “Innovativeness in the Sri Lankan Plantation Sector: Influence of Leadership Style and Organisational Culture”
  34. Pham Thi Thu Tra, “Does exporting spur firm productivity and promote inclusive growth? Evidence from Vietnam”
  35. Phan The Cong, “Investment in Creative Industries of Vietnam’s Businesses: Opportunities and Challenges”
  36. Pham Van Dai, “Real exchange rate and economic growth in East Asian countries: The role of financial integration”
  37. Tuan M. Ha, “Using a Systems Approach to Improve the Lives of Women Smallholder Farmers in the Northern Mountainous Region of Vietnam”
  38. Michel SIMIONI , “The impact of pollution abatement investments on technology: Porter hypothesis revisited”
  39. Hoang Xuan Trung, “The effect of price of intermediate imported product on nonfarm participation of households in rural Vietnam “
  40. Pham Tien Thanh, “Impact evaluation of training on firms’ performance – The case of the small and medium enterprises in Vietnam”
  41. Vo Thuy Anh , “Corporate Governance and Financial Crises”
  42. Marlon SEROR , “Modeling and Measuring Information Asymmetry in the Context of Senegalese Migrants’ Remittances”
  43. Nguyen Tu Anh, “Vertical integration and vertical linkages at tourism companies of Thai Nguyen Province”.
  44. Nguyen Viet Cuong, “A Linkage between Firm Agglomeration and Poverty Reduction: First evidence in Vietnam”
  45. Vu Thinh Truong, “Measuring technical efficiency of listed firms in Vietnam: Parametric & Non-parametric Approaches”
  46. Nguyen Thi Huyen, “Factors affecting the divident payment policy of the listed companies on HCM stock market”
  47. Nguyen Thi Thuy , “Large shareholders and firm value: an international analysis “
  48. Chon Van Le, “Financial development and firm’s financial constraint “
  49. Manh Hung Nguyen, “On the crop revenue protection insurance”
  50. Pham Hoang Van, “Export destinations, production networks, and productivity spillovers”
  51. Nguyen Viet Cuong, “Multidimensinal poverty: Evidence from Vietnam”
  52. Le Thanh Tung, “Remittances and Private Investment: Evidence in Asia and The Pacific Developing Countries”
  53. Pham Truong Quoc, “Corporate ‘s behavior after change in credit rating”
  54. Le Ngoc My Hang, “An evaluation of corporate environmental disclosures by Vietnamese listed firms”
  55. Diem Hai, “Debt maturity structure and corporate innovation”
  56. Vu Van Huong, “A note on poverty among ethnic minorities in the North-West region, Vietnam”
  57. Bui Thi Minh Tam, “Land inequality or productivity: What mattered in Southern Vietnam after 1975?”
  58. Van Tran, “Static and dynamic disparities between monetary and multidimensional poverty measurement: Evidence from Thailand”
  59. Hoang Thuy Quynh, “Assessment on community participation in the poverty reduction program in Vietnam”
  60. Nguyen Hoang Nam, “Quasi-option value and the cautious attitude toward development under climate change risk”
  61. Nguyen Thi Thuy Vinh, “The Effect of Exchange Rate Volatility on Economic Growth in Vietnam: Evidence from ARDL Approach”
  62. Ho Hong Hai, “Taking over firms in developed countries – The motivation of acquirers from non-developed world”
  63. Nguyen The Hoang, “Corruption game of incomplete information”
  64. Ngoc-Minh Nguyen, “Job Satisfaction in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Matched Employer-employee Survey in Vietnam”
  65. Nguyen Ngoc Anh, “Higher productivity for importing SMEs in Vietnam: Self-selection, learning-by-importing or both?”
  66. Hung Ly Dai, “Globalization with consumption good, nancial assets and physical capital markets: a general equilibrium approach”
  67. Vo Van Dut, “Subsidiary decision-making autonomy, external embeddedness and innovation”
  69. Nguyen Thu Thuy, “Financing Acquisitions in ASEAN Countries”
  70. Vu Hoang Dat, “Opening up the domestic market and the formalization of the labor market, income dynamics in Vietnam”
  71. Ha Nguyen, “Demand-driven Propagation: Evidence from the Financial Crisis”
  72. Nguyen Viet Hung, “Visualization image management in the manufacture administration of businesses”
  73. Than Thi Huyen, “Agricultural growth and the rural development in central and mountainous Norther Vietnam”
  74. Tran Thang Long, “A behavioural model for house price dynamics in Australia “
  75. Le Thi Hoai Anh, “Determinants of Earnings Management: The Case of Firms listed on Hanoi Stock Exchange, Vietnam”
  76. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh, “Policies to Attract R&D FDI: The Case of China”
  77. Nguyen Ba Hung, “A combination of time series models and technical analysis for Vietnamese stock trading”
  78. Nguyen Ba Hung, “Statistical and artificial approach in credit rating for Vietnamese corporate: A comparison”
  79. Nguyen Dinh Chuc, “The Dynamic of Vietnam Informal Sector: Which Policy Should Be the Best?”
  80. Nguyen Duy Loi, “Determinants to female labor income in the Vietnam’s informal sector”
  81. Dinh Huy Duc, “Analysis of Vietnam – EU Trade Relation: Gravity Model Approach”

Workshop 2015

The Eighth Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting

VEAM 2015


The Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting (VEAM) is an annual meeting organized for economists and social researchers around the world to present their scholarly studies and works. In this year, Thai Nguyen University, the Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and Foreign Trade University (FTU) held the Eighth Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting (VEAM 2015).

VEAM 2015 was taken place on 09th – 10th June 2015 in Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam.

VEAM brings together economists, social scientists and PhD students from Vietnam and all over the world to exchange their ideas on economics, finance and management. The meeting provides an opportunity to nurture a worldwide network of Vietnamese economists and other social scientists, expand and consolidate cooperation in scientific researches. It is an opportunity for Vietnamese universities, economics, finance and management schools, governmental agencies and companies to learn and experience high quality scholarly research. The meeting included a variety of other activities, including informal discussions between junior and senior researchers, presentations by leading international economists, and distinguished guests. This year, besides academic activities, the VEAM 2015 Organizers will organize sightseeing tours around Thai Nguyen City for participants to discover natural and cultural tourist attractions and vibrant life of the city (Register here).

The four keynote speakers for VEAM 2015 are:

  • 1. Le Van Cuong (Professor of Economics, CNRS, PSE, IPAG Business School, VCREME). Title of keynote lecture “Capital Taxation, Reduction of Inequality and Economic Growth”.
  • 2. Tony Makin (Professor of Economics, Griffith Business School, Australia). Title of keynote lecture “Reappraising Fiscal Activism”.
  • 3. Katheline Schubert (Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics, France). Title of keynote lecture “Is Aquaculture Really an Option? A Theoretical Analysis”.
  • 4. Ania Zalewska (Professor of Finance, University of Bath, United Kingdom). Title of keynote lecture “Challenges of Financial Regulation in the Post Crisis World”.

The event is co-sponsored by DEPOCEN, World Bank, CNRS, Thai Nguyen University, Foreign Trade University, IPAG, VCREME, Paris School of Economics, Griffith Business School, and Vietnamese Finance Association International.
The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), and the Vietnam Bond Market Association will sponsor three best papers for young researchers (BIDV-VEAM 2015 Prizes) and one best paper in macroeconomics for young researchers. Job openings are also available at BIDV and candidates are encouraged to apply to suitable positions in BIDV. The BIDV aims to directly recruit key personnel through VEAM 2015.

Workshop venue

The Thai Nguyen University

Address: Tan Thinh, Thai Nguyen, Vietnam.

Thai Nguyen University (TNU) is an educational community of vibrant and learned scholars, professionals, friends, and students. Since its establishment in 1994, TNU has become one of Vietnam’s leading regional Universities. It is a conglomeration of colleges which were established earlier as separate institutions of learning.

TNU is a multi-disciplinary and multi-level university model composing of 23 administrative units, training units, research units, and units for serving training and research, namely 07 universities, 01 colleges, 02 faculties, 01 publishing house, 01 practical hospital, 01 Learning Resource Centers, 01 Center for Defense Education, 03 research institutions and 06 centers of expertise. As of December 31, 2012, TNU has a total of 4,193 civil servants with 2,719 teaching staff, including 105 professors and associate professors, 398 PhD. and 1,776 master’s degree holders. In addition, TNU has approximately 1000 graduate students and students studying in the educational institutions all over the world.

Inspired by our University’s motto “Together We Create Success,” it is the aspiration of TNU to prepare our students to succeed in their chosen field of studies that will eventually bring them to become better professionals and assets of the country who will turn out to become promising leaders of our country.