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Economic Development of Non - Agricultural Households in Vietnam and Its Problems


Thi Thuy Dung Nguyen ,

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Volume 10 - April 2021 (04)


Household economies in general and non-agricultural household economy in particular are still necessary economic forms in socio-economic development in Vietnam. On the basis of clarifying the roles of the non-agricultural household economy as well as the problems posed in the economic development of non-agricultural households in Vietnam today, the article proposes some recommendations for the economic development of non-agricultural households in Vietnam in the coming time.


Economic development of non-agricultural households; Vietnam; problems.


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