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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Stock market Development: Ghana Evidence

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  • Adam, Anokye M.
  • Tweneboah, George

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Using multivariate cointegration and Innovation Accounting Methods, this paper examines the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on stock market development in Ghana. The paper finds long-run relationship between FDI and stock market development in Ghana. Using impulse responses and Variance Decomposition from Vector Error Correction Model we find that shocks in FDI significantly influence the development of stock market in Ghana

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  • Adam, Anokye M. & Tweneboah, George, 2008. "Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Stock market Development: Ghana Evidence," MPRA Paper 11261, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. M. Olufemi Saibu, 2012. "An analysis of causal nexus between foreign direct investment, exchange rate and financial market development in Nigeria (1970 to 2009)," African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 1(1), pages 95-102.
    2. Malik, Saif Ullah, 2013. "Role of Foreign Private Investment and Remittance in Stock Market Development: Study of South Asia," MPRA Paper 54530, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    Stock Market Development; Foreign Direct Investment and Market Capitalization;

    JEL classification:

    • F20 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - General
    • C50 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - General
    • G20 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - General

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