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Thuyen Thi Kim Nguyen
Nghi Quoc Nguyen
Phuong Hoang Nguyen


The study was conducted to evaluate the impact of capital investment on the economic growth of cities and provinces in the Mekong Delta. The data were collected in 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta in the period of 2010-2017 and it was collected in the spatial-temporal dimension. Therefore, it is appropriate to apply the panel data regression to the research model. The research results with the significance level of 90% pointed out several outcomes. In the structure of capital sources, private investment has the strongest impact on GRDP growth, followed by the state sector investment, while the foreign investment had no impact on the total output of the Mekong Delta’s cities and provinces. Besides, the study demonstrated that trained employees aged 15 and above, tourism revenue, and fishery production are factors that have a positive impact on the economic growth of the cities and provinces in the Mekong Delta.


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Nguyen, T., Nguyen, N. and Nguyen, P. (2020) “IMPACT OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT ON THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF CITIES AND PROVINCES IN THE MEKONG DELTA FROM 2010 TO 2017”, The Scientific Journal of Tra Vinh University, 1(4), pp. 115-128. doi: 10.35382/18594816.1.4.2020.410.


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