Savings and Investment in India, 1970-2002: A Cointegration Approach
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between savings and investment. The results reveal that there is unidirectional causality from savings to investment. From variance decomposition method, we observe that with a lag of three periods, change in savings effects 85% of variance in investment (and 92%) by the end of ten periods. On the other hand, no significant part of variance of yield curve is caused by inflation (3% and 4% at the end of three periods and ten periods, respectively). The results also showed cointegration between savings, investment and yield spread. Yield spread and investment have not been found to Granger-cause savings indicating savings are independent of investment and yield spread.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Euro-American Association of Economic Development in its journal Applied Econometrics and International Development.
Volume (Year): 5 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.usc.es/economet/eaa.htm
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
- E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Capital; Investment; Capacity
- E4 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (M. Carmen Guisan).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.