The Impact of Agricultural Growth on the Rural Development in Vietnam


Dinh Hong Linh
Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration, Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam

Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc
Viet Nam National University of Agriculture, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Nguyen Cong Tiep
Viet Nam National University of Agriculture, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Nguyen Xuan Diep
Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration, Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam

Vu Bach Diep
Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration, Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam

Kwak Busung
Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration, Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam

Nguyen Nang Hung
Vinh University, Vinh City, Viet Nam

Rural development is a global relevant phenomenon that needs the particular attention of researchers as well as regulators to achieve the development goals it entails. Considering this, the present study investigates the impact of agriculture growth, agricultural employment and import and rural population growth on rural development in Vietnam. This study is conducted based on the secondary data extracted from World Development Indicators (WDI) from 1981 to 2018. This study executes the Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) model to investigate the nexus among the variables. The results show that agriculture growth, agricultural employment and import and rural population growth have a positive nexus with rural development in Vietnam. This study offers valuable insights for rural area development authorities and policy experts to help formulate effective and responsive policies to promote agricultural growth and develop rural societies.

Key words:Agriculture growth, Agricultural employment, Agricultural import, Rural population growth, Rural development

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