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Non linearity between finance and growth

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  • LG Deidda

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  • B. Fattouh

We present a simple model which establishes a non linear and possibly non monotonic relationship between financial development and economic growth. Applying a threshold regression model to King and Levineâ„¢s (1993) data set, we find evidence that is consistent with the main implications stemming from the theoretical model.

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Paper provided by Centre for North South Economic Research, University of Cagliari and Sassari, Sardinia in its series Working Paper CRENoS with number 200104.

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