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The Financial Sector and Economic Growth

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  • ARUSHA COORAY

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The Mankiw-Romer-Weil (1992) augmented Solow-Swan ( Solow 1956 ; Swan 1956 ) model is extended to incorporate the financial sector in this study. Distinguishing between financial capital, physical capital and human capital, the research attempts to identify, in particular, the effects of financial capital on economic growth. The effects of financial sector efficiency on economic growth are also examined. The financial sector augmented model is tested on a cross-section of 35 economies. Strong support is found for the model. Copyright © 2009 The Economic Society of Australia.

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  • Arusha Cooray, 2009. "The Financial Sector and Economic Growth," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 85(s1), pages 10-21, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:ecorec:v:85:y:2009:i:s1:p:s10-s21
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    1. Cooray, Arusha, 2011. "The role of the government in financial sector development," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 928-938, May.
    2. Héctor Gustavo González Padilla, 2012. "Economic Growth and Financial System," Ensayos Económicos, Central Bank of Argentina, Economic Research Department, vol. 1(65-66), pages 61-74, September.
    3. Antonio Ruíz Porras & Guillermo Rosales Jaramillo, 2014. "Crecimiento económico, banca y desarrollo financiero: evidencia internacional," Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos, vol. 29(2), pages 263-300.
    4. Anwar, Sajid & Sun, Sizhong, 2011. "Financial development, foreign investment and economic growth in Malaysia," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(4), pages 335-342, August.

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    JEL classification:

    • O42 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Monetary Growth Models
    • O43 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Institutions and Growth
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

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