Impact of transport infrastructure on firm performance: case study of Cuu long delta area, Vietnam

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Transport infrastructure plays an important role in promoting the socio-economic development in most countries. In particular, the development of road infrastructure is the basis for promoting enterprises development through expanding market access, lowering logistics cost and inputs cost, etc. The focal point of this paper is to estimate the impact of road infrastructure on firm performance through an empirical research in Cuu Long delta area, Vietnam. By applying the econometric models, the results from this study show that the positive relationship between road infrastructure and firm performance in Cuu Long delta area, and that the level of impact is different across business sectors.

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    • Table 1. Final estimation result of model (2) with different dummy variables
    • Table 2. Test of road infrastructure in terms of its significant role boosting the firm performance in Cuu Long delta area by using VAR Granger causality model
    • Table A1. Descriptive statistics of the data
    • Table A2. Estimation result of model (2) with D1, D2 and D3
    • Table A3. Estimation result of model (2) with D1
    • Table A4. Estimation result of model (2) with D2
    • Table A5. Estimation result of model (2) with D3
    • Table A6. Estimation result of model (2) with D4
    • Table A7. Granger causality tests