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Does causality technique matter to savings-growth nexus in Malaysia?

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  • Tang, Chor Foon

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The intention of this study was to investigate whether the causal inference between savings and economic growth in Malaysia is sensitive to the particular causality tests employed to ascertain the causal relationship. This study covered quarterly data from 1991:Q1 to 2006:Q3. The results suggested that the causal relationship between savings and economic growth in Malaysia is not sensitive to the particular causality test used. Thus, causality test plays no role in explaining the inconsistency causality result of savings and economic growth. Ultimately, causality test does not matter to savings-growth nexus for Malaysia.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 38535.

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Date of creation: 2009
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Publication status: Published in Malaysian Management Journal 1-2.13(2009): pp. 1-10
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Keywords: Causality; parametric; nonparametric; savings; growth;

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  1. Tang, Chor Foon & Tan, Bee Wah, 2014. "A revalidation of the savings–growth nexus in Pakistan," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 36(C), pages 370-377.
  2. Tang, Chor Foon, 2010. "Savings-led growth theories: A time series analysis for Malaysia using the bootstrapping and time-varying causality techniques," MPRA Paper 27299, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Chor Foon Tang & Soo Y. Chua, 2012. "The savings-growth nexus for the Malaysian economy: a view through rolling sub-samples," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(32), pages 4173-4185, November.

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