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Do stock markets lead to economic growth?

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  • Cooray, Arusha

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Augmenting the Mankiw, Romer, and Weil (1992) model with a variable for the stock market, this study finds strong support for the stock market augmented model for a cross section of 35 developing economies. In conclusion it is noted that policy measures taken to increase the size, liquidity and activity of the stock market will further enhance growth.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Policy Modeling.

Volume (Year): 32 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (July)
Pages: 448-460

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jpolmo:v:32:y::i:4:p:448-460

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Keywords: Mankiw-Romer-Weil model Economic growth Stock market;

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  1. Polat, Ali & Shahbaz, Muhammad & Ur Rehman, Ijaz & Satti, Saqlain Latif, 2013. "Revisiting Linkages between Financial Development, Trade Openness and Economic Growth in South Africa: Fresh Evidence from Combined Cointegration Test," MPRA Paper 51724, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 25 Nov 2013.
  2. Rudra P. PRADHAN & Mak B. ARVIN & Bele SAMADHAN & Shilpa TANEJA, 2013. "The Impact of Stock Market Development on Inflation and Economic Growth of 16 Asian Countries: A Panel VAR Approach," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 13(1), pages 203-218.
  3. Majumder, Debasish, 2014. "Asset pricing for inefficient markets: Evidence from China and India," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(2), pages 282-291.
  4. Bentour, El Mostafa, 2014. "Stock markets and economic growth in oil exporting countries: evidence from Kuwait," MPRA Paper 55997, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Md. Al-Mamun, 2013. "The Effect of Macroeconomic & Market Specific Dynamics on Stock Market Development in Global Growth Generator Countries," Asian Economic and Financial Review, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 3(9), pages 1152-1169, September.
  6. Erick Lahura & Marco Vega, 2013. "The dynamic relationship between stock market development and economic activity evidence from Peru, 1965-2011," Documentos de Trabajo 2013-369, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

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