The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment, Human Capital on Labour Productivity in Vietnam

  •  Nguyen Tan Vinh    


Vietnam is a country which has an attractive level of attracting foreign direct investment (Hereafter FDI) in the region with many preferential policies for investors. FDI attraction aims to help economic growth as well as increase the country's labour productivity. Therefore, the author conducted research to the impact of FDI and human capital on labor productivity of Vietnam. With data analysis techniques using ARDL model with data collected from 1990 to 2017, research result shows that FDI has a positive impact on labor productivity in short term and long term. The factor of university qualification (human capital) only has a positive impact on labor productivity in the long term.

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