Variable Input Demand and Rice Supply in the Mekong Delta: An Empirical Analysis
NGUYỄN HỮU DŨNG
On the basis of neoclassical economic theory, the general purpose of this study is to undertake an estimation of a system of output supply and factor demand for intensive production system in the Mekong Delta, using a profit function approach. To achieve higher profits from rice production and efficiency of input use, farmers need to operate at the economic optimum rather than the technical optimum. Thus, this paper will explore whether or not farming households are efficient at their current level of inputs' application when input and output prices are taken into account.
2019, Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies
Traditional craft villages play a vital role in the development of rural Vietnam. They have created millions of well-paid jobs and helped enhance the rural life. Yet, the number of researches on traditional craft villages could be only counted on the fingers of one hand, especially quantitative ones. By this paper, we would like to prove that the human capital and family traditions are decisive factors which impinge on the size, product quality and marketing strategies silk producing concerns in Vạn Phúc Village in the North Vietnam.