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Do exports promote savings in African countries?

Sinha, Dipendra (1999): Do exports promote savings in African countries? Published in: Economia Internazionale , Vol. 52, No. 3 (1999): pp. 383-395.

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Abstract

Maizels (1968) hypothesizes that exports contribute more to savings than the non-export part of GDP. In this paper, we study the Maizels’ hypothesis for 17 African countries using time series data. The study finds general support for the Maizels’ hypothesis.

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