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Cointegration between Investment and Saving in Selected Asian Countries: ARDL Bounds Testing Procedure

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  • Jiranyakul, Komain
  • Brahmasrene, Tantatape

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This paper investigates empirically the relationship between savings and investment in Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand by employing the bounds testing procedure. There are not many studies on the Feldstein-Horioka puzzle for the developing countries. Using bounds testing for cointegration, the results do not support a positive correlation between savings and investment in these three Asian countries.

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  • Jiranyakul, Komain & Brahmasrene, Tantatape, 2008. "Cointegration between Investment and Saving in Selected Asian Countries: ARDL Bounds Testing Procedure," MPRA Paper 45076, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Nurul Wahilah Abdul Latif & Zulkifli Abdullah & Muhamad Azhan Md Razdi, 2015. "An autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) analysis of the nexus between savings and investment in the three Asian economies," Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, College of Business, vol. 49(3), pages 323-334, January-M.
    2. Abu N.M. Wahid & Mohammad Salahuddin & Abdullah M. Noman, 2010. "Savings and investment in South Asia: Evidence from likelihood ratio based panel cointegration," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 37(6), pages 658-666, November.

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    Keywords

    Savings; investment; bounds test; cointegration;

    JEL classification:

    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Investment; Capital; Intangible Capital; Capacity

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