Pre and post WTO analysis of south Asian economies: evidence from panel data estimation
AbstractBy using statistical tools and panel data estimation techniques, this paper examines the impact of WTO (World Trade Organization) on growth, trade and FDI in South Asia. Statistical analysis supports that exports from and imports and FDI inflows to South Asian economies increased significantly after joining the WTO. However, panel data estimation shows that under the WTO regime, the imports and exports contribution to GDP in the region increased, while the role of FDI remained insignificant.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 35634.
Date of creation: 2010
Date of revision: 2011
Publication status: Published in European Journal of Scientific Research 3.66(2011): pp. 337-344
trade; FDI; growth; panel estimation;
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- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
- F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
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