Capital Market Imperfection and Economic Growth
This paper explains adverse international capital flows and economic growth using a model with asymmetric information in the capital market. The capital markets in developing countries are found to suffer more severely from asymmetric information than those in developed ones, which results in a lower rate of return on investment and severer credit rationing. Thus, capital flows from developing to developed countries, lowering the growth rate of the developing countries.
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