JED, Vol 14, No.3, December 2012, pp. 22 - 46 | DOI: 10.33301/2012.14.03.02
The Impact of the Public Expenditure Cuts Policy on the Labor Market in Vietnam
Abstract:The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of public expenditure cuts on employment and income to support policies for the development of the labor mar- ket. Impact evaluation is of interest for policy makers as well as researchers. This paper presents a method – that is based on a Computable General Equilibrium model – to analyse the impact of the public expenditure cuts policy on employment and income in industries and occupations in Vietnam using macro data, the Input output table, 2006, 2008 and the 2010 Vietnam Household Living Standard Survey.
Keywords:Economic modelling, public expenditure, Vietnam, labor market, impact