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Financial Management and Economic Growth: The European Countries Experience

  • Nuno Carlos LEITÃO

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    (Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, and CEFAGE, Evora University, Portugal)

The purpose of this research is to investigate the impact of financial development on economic growth applied to European Countries. The initial GDP per capita is negatively correlated with growth of real GDP per capita. Our study shows that there is convergence within European Countries for the period 1990-2009. This paper confirms relevant theoretical hypothesis as international trade and saving encourage the economic growth. The inflation has a negative impact on economic growth as previous studies.

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Article provided by Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania in its journal ECONOMIA seria MANAGEMENT / ECONOMY - MANAGEMENT series.

Volume (Year): 15 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
Pages: 261-268

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