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Foreign direct investment inflows and economic growth of China

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This study examines the causality between FDI inflows and economic growth in case of China using a small sample cointegration test. The empirical results show that since economic reform FDI inflows have not caused economic growth, but the latter has caused the former.

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  • Mah, Jai S., 2010. "Foreign direct investment inflows and economic growth of China," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 155-158, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jpolmo:v:32:y::i:1:p:155-158
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