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Endogenous growth and Stock Market Development

  • Guglielmo Maria Caporale,

    (South Bank University London)

  • Peter G. A Howells,

    ()

    (University of the West of England)

  • Alaa M. Soliman,

    (Leeds Metropolitan University)

This paper re-examines the relationship between stock market development and economic growth. It provides a theoretical basis for establishing the channel through which stock markets affect economic growth in the long run. It examines the hypothesis of endogenous growth models that financial development causes higher growth through its influence on the level of investment and its productivity. The empirical part of this study exploits techniques recently developed to test for causality in VARs. The evidence obtained from a sample of four countries suggests that investment productivity is the channel through which stock market development enhances the growth rate in the long run.

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Paper provided by Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol in its series Working Papers with number 0302.

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Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2003
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