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Financial repression and economic distortions to the stage of economic growth and agricultural development in Bangladesh


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  • Sikder, Md.Anowarul Islam


Financial repression in a developing country is not new to us.The government may take policy for financial repression due to easy collection of inflation tax to the stage of economic development.This study is concerned to find the positive relationship between financial development and economic growth and productivity in the economy of Bangladesh.The research concluded that the financial repression has a negative relationship to the economic growth and productivity in the economy of Bangladesh. This study found evidence the effect of financial repression is positive to the financial development in Bangladesh as it was to the high growth period in Japan.But the scenario was different for Latin American countries.Transition to the financial development from the stage of financial repression to the stage of financial liberalization is found positive to the economic growth and productivity in Bangladesh.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 34975.

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Date of creation: 01 Dec 2008
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Publication status: Published in Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University 2.6(2008): pp. 437-488
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:34975

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Keywords: Financial Repression; Economic Distortion; Sustainable Economic Growth;

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  1. Neven Valev & Felix Rioja, 2002. "Finance and the Sources of Growth at Various Stages of Economic Development," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University paper0217, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
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