Raza, Syed Ali and Sabir, Muhammad Sarwar and Mehboob, Farhan (2011): Capital inflows and economic growth in Pakistan. Forthcoming in: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
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This study intends to investigate the impact of foreign capital inflow on economic growth of Pakistan during the period of 1985-2010. The empirical analysis is based on multiple regression technique. Results show that foreign direct investment (FDI), foreign portfolio investment (FPI) and remittances are positive and significant relationship with economic growth. While foreign aid shown significant but negative relationship with economic growth. Finding further suggests that foreign direct investment, foreign portfolio investment and remittances enhance the economic growth. And it is recommended that country like Pakistan should enhance the domestic resources to break the vicious circle of foreign aid.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Capital inflows and economic growth in Pakistan|
|English Title:||Capital inflows and Economic growth in Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Foreign direct investment, foreign portfolio investment, remittances, foreign aid, economic growth, capital inflow|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F35 - Foreign Aid
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A11 - Role of Economics; Role of Economists; Market for Economists
|Depositing User:||Syed Ali Raza|
|Date Deposited:||20. Feb 2012 13:49|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:12|
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