State ownership and labor redundancy : estimates based on enterprise-level data from Vietnam

To predict the number of workers who will lose their jobs if state-owned enterprises are privatized or restructured, several approaches have been taken: drawing on international experience, accepting estimates from current directors of state enterprises, and inferring the number of redundancies from...

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Main Author: Belser, Patrick
Corporate Author: World Bank Development Research Group
Other Authors: Rama, Martín
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC World Bank, Development Research Group, Public Service Delivery 2001, [2001]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:To predict the number of workers who will lose their jobs if state-owned enterprises are privatized or restructured, several approaches have been taken: drawing on international experience, accepting estimates from current directors of state enterprises, and inferring the number of redundancies from ad hoc indicators of profitability, productivity, or labor cost. All three approaches may be irrelevant and inferior to systematically comparing employment levels across similar enterprises that differ in the share of capital owned by the state
Item Description:"May 2001. - Includes bibliographical references. (p. 30-31). - Title from title screen as viewed on Sept. 11, 2002
Physical Description:Online-Ressource