Chani, Muhammad Irfan and Pervaiz, Zahid and Jan, Sajjad Ahmad and Ali, Amjad and Chaudhary, Amatul R. (2011): Poverty, inflation and economic growth: empirical evidence from Pakistan. Published in: World Applied Sciences Journal , Vol. 14, No. 7 (2011): pp. 1058-1063.
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This study aims to investigate the role of economic growth and inflation in explaining the prevalence of poverty in Pakistan. ARDL bound testing approach to co-integration confirms the existence of long run relationship among the variables of poverty, economic growth, inflation, investment and trade openness over the period of 1972-2008. Empirical results show that economic growth and investment have negative and inflation has positive impact on poverty. The effect of trade openness on poverty is insignificant in this study. The short run analysis reveals that economic growth has negative and inflation has positive impact on poverty whereas the role of investment and trade openness in poverty reduction in short run is not significant.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Poverty, inflation and economic growth: empirical evidence from Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Poverty, Inflation, Economic Grovvth, Pakistan, Macroeconomic Policy, Welfare, Trade Openness|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C01 - Econometrics
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Irfan|
|Date Deposited:||31. Oct 2011 23:53|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 07:07|
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