Dynamics of foreign aid

Seeto, Fenton Jiu Mo. (1991). Dynamics of foreign aid Honours Thesis, School of Economics, University of Queensland.

       
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Author Seeto, Fenton Jiu Mo.
Thesis Title Dynamics of foreign aid
School, Centre or Institute School of Economics
Institution University of Queensland
Publication date 1991
Thesis type Honours Thesis
Total pages 133
Language eng
Subjects 14 Economics
Formatted abstract This thesis re-examines the controversial issue of causality between foreign aid and LDCs domestic savings. The Dickey-Fuller [1979] unit root test is conducted on time series data for 41 LDCs. Most of the series can not reject the null hypothesis of non-stationarity. The Granger [1969] causality test is applied to test the causality between foreign aid and LDCs domestic savings. Tests are conducted on both the levels and first-difference data series. Results are found to be inconsistent with the empiric of P. Bowles[1987]. The relatively new technique of testing for cointegration is applied to test each pairs of foreign aid and domestic savings series. The results showed that there is a long run causal relationship between foreign aid and LDCs domestic savings for African and Asian countries.

 
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