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Foreign Direct Investment and Stock market Development: Ghana’s Evidence

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  • Adam, Anokye M.
  • Tweneboah, George

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Using multivariate cointegration and error correction model, this paper examines the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on the stock market development in Ghana. Our results indicate that there exists a long-run relationship between FDI, nominal exchange rate and stock market development in Ghana. We find that a shock to FDI significantly influence the development of stock market in Ghana.

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  • Adam, Anokye M. & Tweneboah, George, 2008. "Foreign Direct Investment and Stock market Development: Ghana’s Evidence," MPRA Paper 11985, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2008.
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    • F20 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - General
    • C50 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - General
    • A11 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Role of Economics; Role of Economists

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