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Subsidy and export: Malaysian case

  • Abu Mansor, Shazali
  • Abdul Karim, Bakri

This paper examines the long-run relationship between subsidies and export for the case of Malaysia using annual data from 1976 to 2010 and cointegration test. The results show that the subsidies significantly influence export in the long-run. This support the argument by the non-neo-classical economists’ propagation that export promotion requires a pro-active government role in the economy. This study has shed some lights that subsidy may not be detrimental to an economy.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 37025.

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Date of creation: 06 Dec 2011
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:37025
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  1. David de Meza, 1986. "Export Subsidies and High Productivity: Cause or Effect?," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 19(2), pages 347-50, May.
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