An Empirical Investigation of the Determinants of Oman's National Savings
In this note we examine the determinants of Oman's national savings for the period 1977-2003 using the bounds testing approach to cointegration. We use the ARDL model to estimate the long run and short run determinants of national savings. Our main finding is that the current account, the urbanisation rate and the money supply exert statistically significant impacts on Oman''s national savings in the long run.
Volume (Year): 3 (2005)
Issue (Month): 51 ()
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