N'GUESSAN BI ZAMBE, SERGE CONSTANT (2010): Export-Led growth hypothesis: Evidence from Cote d’Ivoire.
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This paper re-examine the export-led growth hypothesis for Cote d’Ivoire using the Bounds test analysis: unrestricted error correction model (UECM) for the period 1980-2007. Based on the model, exports, labor force and economic liberalization policies have stimulated economic growth, whereas, imports and exchange rate negatively impacted on economic growth. The results indicate that there exists a long-term relationship between economic growth and its determinants in our model. In addition, the VAR Granger/Block-exogeneity Wald tests reveal an evidence of bi-directional causality between exports and economic growth. Thus findings have important messages for policy makers given that export sector dominance in Cote d’Ivoire economy.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Export-Led growth hypothesis: Evidence from Cote d’Ivoire|
|English Title:||Export-Led growth hypothesis: Evidence from Cote d’Ivoire|
|Keywords:||Cote d’Ivoire, Economy growth, Cointegration, Causality test, Exports.|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O55 - Africa
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F20 - General
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
|Depositing User:||constant zambe|
|Date Deposited:||31. May 2010 00:59|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 09:33|
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