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Foreign investment, government expenditure, and economic growth in Malaysia

Said, Fatimah and Yusof, Zarinah and Mohd Said, Saad and Osman, Ahmad Farid (2010) Foreign investment, government expenditure, and economic growth in Malaysia. International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS), 17 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN 0127-8983

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This study uses the ordinary least squares technique to examine the effect of foreign investment and government expenditure on the growth in GDP per capita in Malaysia over the period 1978-2005. The regression results showed that the growth of export and ratio of government expenditure to GDP are the driving forces in enhancing the economic growth in Malaysia. Foreign investment and previous year real income per capita growth depict positive impact, whereas population growth exerts a negative impact on economic growth.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: foreign investment, government expenditure, economic growth
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 04:45
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2011 00:28
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/842

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