Zangeneh, Hamid (2006): Saving, Investment and Growth: A Causality Test. Published in: Iranian Economic review , Vol. 11, No. 16 (2006): pp. 165-175.
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All agree to the answer, i.e., they agree that accumulation of capital was, is, and will remain the most significant problem of the third world (the south) countries. The third world countries cannot accumulate capital because of low-income levels, which in turn, leads to low saving and investments. But low saving and hence low investments are responsible for low income. A catch 22 problem for the third world countries that is badly in need of solutions.
This paper shows that we could conclude a one-way Granger causalities running from savings to investment, and from disposable income to investment. This is true with one or more lagged values as independent variable. This means, we need undertake policies that foster savings to spur investment, and as a result, capital accumulation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Saving, Investment and Growth: A Causality Test|
|English Title:||Saving, Investment and Growth: A Causality Test|
|Keywords:||Granger causalities, Iranian saving and investment and economic growth|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O16 - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
|Depositing User:||Hamid Zangeneh|
|Date Deposited:||23. Jan 2011 15:06|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 09:05|
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