Is private investment being crowded out in India? Some fresh evidence
AbstractWe reexamine the crowding out hypothesis for India for the period 1970-71 to 2009-10. Applying a flexible accelerator model in a VECM framework, we find that government investment crowds out private investment in the long run while GDP has a significantly positive impact on the later. We also find that in the long run causality runs from public investment and GDP to private investment.
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Volume (Year): 32 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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private investment; crowding out; India.;
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- E6 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
- E2 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
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