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Private Investment and Macroeconomic Environment in the South Pacific Island Countries : A Cross-Country Analysis

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  • Jayaraman, T-K

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The paper undertakes an empirical investigation of key macroeconomic factors affecting private investment in the South Pacific developing member countries. The study finds that instability in the real exchange rate had a sizeable adverse effect on private investment.

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Paper provided by Asian Development Bank in its series Papers with number 14.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:fth:asdbed:14

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Keywords: INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT ; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ; EXCHANGE RATE;

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  1. Kalpana Kochhar & Erik Offerdal & Louis Dicks-Mireaux & Mauro Mecagni & Jian-Ping Zhou & Balázs Horváth & David John Goldsbrough & Sharmini Coorey, 1996. "Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries," IMF Occasional Papers 139, International Monetary Fund.
  2. Dhaneshwar Ghura, 1997. "Private Investment and Endogenous Growth," IMF Working Papers 97/165, International Monetary Fund.
  3. Kormendi, Roger C. & Meguire, Philip G., 1985. "Macroeconomic determinants of growth: Cross-country evidence," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 141-163, September.
  4. Fielding, David, 1997. "Adjustment, trade policy and investment slumps: evidence from Africa," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 121-137, February.
  5. Perron, P., 1986. "Trends and Random Walks in Macroeconomic Time Series: Further Evidence From a New Approach," Cahiers de recherche 8650, Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques.
  6. Joshua Greene & Delano Villanueva, 1991. "Private Investment in Developing Countries: An Empirical Analysis," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 38(1), pages 33-58, March.
  7. Granger, C. W. J. & Newbold, P., 1974. "Spurious regressions in econometrics," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 2(2), pages 111-120, July.
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Cited by:
  1. Teuea Toatu, 2002. "Unravelling the Pacific Paradox," International and Development Economics Working Papers idec02-2, International and Development Economics.
  2. Muyambiri, Brian & Chiwira, Oscar & Enowbi Batuo, Michael & Chiranga, Ngonidzashe, 2010. "The Causal Relationship between Private and Public Investment in Zimbabwe," MPRA Paper 26671, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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