Siddiqui, Danish Ahmed and Ahmad, Mohsin Hasnain (2007): The Causal Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Current Account: An Empirical Investigation for Pakistan Economy.
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This paper investigates relationship between FDI and current account (CA) in Pakistan using the Johansen-Juselius cointegration technique and the Granger causality test. The study results indicate that FDI and CA are cointegrated and thus exhibit a reliable long run relationship. The Granger causality test findings indicate that the causality between FDI and CA is uni-directional. However, there is no short run causality from FDI to CA and vice versa. Therefore, as a policy implication that FDI inflows may cause to the deterioration of the balance of payments in the long run should be taken into account when policy makers decide to implement policies to attract foreign investors.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Causal Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Current Account: An Empirical Investigation for Pakistan Economy|
|Keywords:||Asia; Pakistan; Cointegration; Granger; causality; FDI; Current Assount; error correction|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business
P - Economic Systems > P4 - Other Economic Systems > P45 - International Trade, Finance, Investment, and Aid
F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F21 - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
|Depositing User:||Danish siddiqui|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jan 2010 09:07|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 05:37|
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