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FDI and growth: the role of institutional quality


Tun, Yin Li and Wan Ngah, Wan Azman Saini and Law, Siong Hook (2014) FDI and growth: the role of institutional quality. In: Ninth Malaysian National Economic Conference (PERKEM), 17-19 Oct. 2014, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu. (pp. 582-588).


This study is aim to investigate the importance of institutions for the growth-enhancing effect of FDI in a panel of 78 countries over 1981-2005 periods. Interaction term between FDI and institutional quality is imposed in the estimation to capture this mediation effect. While using system GMM method, the findings highlight the complementary between FDI and institutional quality where the impact of FDI on growth actually depends on the quality of institution in the host countries.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Keywords: FDI; Institutional quality; Interaction; System GMM; Economic growth
Depositing User: Nursyafinaz Mohd Noh
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2015 08:04
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2015 08:04
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/39325
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