Do exports promote savings in African countries?
Maizels (1968) hypothesizes that exports contribute more to savings than the non-export part of GDP. In this paper, we study the Maizels’ hypothesis for 17 African countries using time series data. The study finds general support for the Maizels’ hypothesis.
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|Publication status:||Published in Economia Internazionale 3.52(1999): pp. 383-395|
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