Éducation et pauvreté au Viet Nam : une analyse en équilibre général calculable

Authors: Cloutier, Marie-Hélène
Advisor: Cockburn, JohnDecaluwe, Bernard
Abstract: A static multisector computable general equilibrium model is developed in order to evaluate impacts on poverty and welfare of education public policy in Viet Nam. The model includes flexible households' endowments in qualified and non qualified labor and schooling allows households to "transform" non qualified workers into qualified workers. Demand for education results from the analysis of benefits (higher productivity and wages) and costs (direct and opportunity) of education. Results show that a reduction in public education subsidies leads to lower levels of investment in education, a rise in gross income, a decline in net income (after paying for investment expenditures in education) and a drop in consumer price indexes for every households. This causes, in the end, an improvement (deterioration) in the welfare and poverty situation in rural (urban) areas while inequality diminishes in the population as whole.
Document Type: Mémoire de maîtrise
Issue Date: 2004
Open Access Date: 12 April 2018
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11794/19423
Grantor: Université Laval
Collection:Thèses et mémoires

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