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Long-term effects of Agent Orange on health capital in Vietnam

This study examines the long-term health consequences of the spraying of deforestation chemicals by the US military during the Vietnam war. One of these was Agent Orange, which contained highly toxic dioxins, the harmful effect of which on humans is through food, water and soil contamination. The study exploits spatial variation in the intensity of spraying to provide evidence of the long-term effect of these dioxins on health capital, as measured by the prevalence of disability among exposed civilians.

Does growth in non-profit institutions improve government transparency? A case study from Vietnam

Non-profit institutions have long been believed to significantly contribute to good governance practice, particularly in transitional or authoritarian...

Two decades in the making

The Crawford legacy of a Vietnamese father and son.

Choosing the next tax system

Tax reform should be considered across the whole system.

Full steam ahead

Could high speed rail bankrupt Laos?

Both sides of the lecture theatre

Giang Nguyen swaps giving lectures for learning.

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