Browsing by Subject "Lao PDR"
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FINANCIAL LITERACY, ASYMMETRIC INFORMATION AND CREDIT ACCESSIBILITY: CASE STUDY OF LAO'S SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE (National Institute of Development Administration, 7/1/2022);
Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) is a fundamental part of economic growth worldwide, ensuring sustainable growth, job creation, reducing income inequality, poverty reduction and highly conductive to economic growth in the Lao PDR. However, consistently with other SMEs worldwide, SMEs in Laos are also confronting with many obstacles especially financial access. So, this study aims to investigate the impact of financial literacy, reduction in asymmetric information and credit access for SMEs in Lao PDR. The questionnaire used to survey the financial ...
THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN BANK ENTRY ON DOMESTIC BANKS AND ECONOMY OF LAO PDR (National Institute of Development Administration, 7/1/2023);
As the level of financial combination and liberalization increased considerably in the 1990s, the number and market share of foreign banks in Lao PDR has increased rapidly. The purpose of this thesis is to estimate the effects of foreign bank presence on the performance of domestic banks and the economy in the Lao PDR empirically. For the first model, a sample of 27 banks over the time period of 2012–2020 is used in the analysis of the effect on the performance of domestic banks, employing a panel data methodology by random effect model. The ...
WAGE DETERMINATION IN LAO PDR: COGNITIVE AND SOCIO-EMOTIONAL SKILLS (National Institute of Development Administration, 7/1/2023);
This research investigates the significance of cognitive skills and socio-emotional skills in explaining wage variability in less-developed countries such as Lao PDR. The analysis is using an expanded Mincerian model based on data collected from the Skills toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) Household Survey which is a study conducted by the World Bank (2012). The results revealed that for a cognitive skill there are positive and significant relationships between an additional year of schooling, years of work experience and wages. For ...