Interaction Between Capital Flows And Current Account: A Dynam?C Panel Causal?Ty Analys?S Of 19 Emerg?Ng Market Econom?Es For The Per?Od 1980 To 2009
We empirically examine the causal relation between current account and different types of foreign capital flows applying a dynamic panel causality approach, which enables us to deal with the endogeneity between foreign capital flows and current account. Our analysis based on 19 emerging market economies indicates that foreign direct investment and portfolio flows Granger-cause current account. This finding raises questions regarding the sustainability of current account deficits in emerging market economies, which rely on foreign capital inflows for financing the deficit.
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Volume (Year): 16 (2016)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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