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Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Annette Miae Kim


Why have some countries been able to escape the usual dead end of international development efforts and build explosively growing capitalist economies? Based on years of fieldwork, this book provides an account of the first generation of entrepreneurs in Vietnam in comparison to those in other transition countries. Focusing on the emergence of private land development firms in Ho Chi Minh City, this book shows how within seven years the private sector produced the majority of all new houses in the real estate market. This book demonstrates that capitalist entrepreneurialism was not the result ... More

Keywords: Vietnam, transition, capitalism, property rights, real estate, land development, social construction, cognition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195369397
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.001.0001


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Annette Miae Kim, author
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