Apr 24th 2008
From The Economist print edition
As well as all those mentioned in the report, the author would like to thank the staff of the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank; the law firms Kelvin Chia Partnership and Gide Loyrette Nouel; and all the others who kindly gave their time and provided insights, some of whom must remain anonymous.
The World Bank’s annual “Vietnam Development Report” and a twice-yearly “Taking Stock” report on Vietnam. See also the bank’s worldwide “Doing Business” reports.
“Top 200: Industrial Strategies of Vietnam’s Largest Firms”, United Nations Development Programme, 2007.
“Vietnam Poverty Update Report 2006”, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences.
"Chinese Strategic, Economic and Social View of Vietnam", edited by Gu Xiaosong and Sheng Lijun, Institute for South-East Asian Studies, Singapore, 2005.
“Business Roundtable with the Government of Vietnam”, Economist Conferences, Hanoi, January 8th-9th 2008.
“Labour and Social Trends in ASEAN 2007”, International Labour Organisation.
“The Press in Vietnam: To What Extent Does the State-owned Press Combat Corruption”, Catherine McKinley, Centre for Economic and Management Studies, University of London, 2007.
Annual reports on human rights, America's Department of State.
CaoDai.org (the religion's official website).
“Climate Change and Human Development In Vietnam”, Peter Chaudhry and Greet Ruysschaert, United Nations Development Programme, 2007.
Official tourism statistics for Vietnam.
World Travel & Tourism Council's latest annual report.
“Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report”, World Economic Forum, 2008.
The World Bank's press release on the decision made by Vietnam’s official donors on aid for 2008.