• Hoàng Thị Phương Anh School of Finance, University of Economics Hochiminh City, Viet Nam
  • Nguyễn Ngọc Hồng Trang School of Finance, University of Economics Hochiminh City, Viet Nam



Firm performance, Board of directors, Gender diversity.


This paper evaluates the impact of board gender diversity on the performance of 170 non-financial corporations listed on the Vietnamese stock market over the period 2010-2015. Research findings show that gender diversity, as measured by the proportion and number of female directors on the board, has a positive influence on firm performance. Moreover, we found robust evidence that the boards of directors with three or more female members may exert a stronger positive effect on firm performance than boards with two or fewer female members.


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Economics and Management

How to Cite

Anh, H. T. P., & Trang, N. N. H. (2019). THE IMPACT OF BOARD GENDER DIVERSITY ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM VIETNAMESE LISTED FIRMS. Dalat University Journal of Science, 9(1), 31-48.