The impact of political risk on imports in Malaysia / Noor Zahirah Mohd Sidek, Azlina Hanif

Hanif, Azlina (2013) The impact of political risk on imports in Malaysia / Noor Zahirah Mohd Sidek, Azlina Hanif. Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research (JEEIR), 1 (1). pp. 1-13. ISSN 2289 - 2559

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Abstract

This paper examines the impact of political risks on imports in Malaysia. A wide array of indicators for political risk is used to examine their relative importance on imports. The paper uses Fully-modified OLS regression technique and the findings reveal that several types of indicators namely socio-economic conditions, law and order, religion in politics, democratic accountability and bureaucracy quality seem to exert significant impact towards imports in Malaysia. The impact however, is relatively small. An important policy implication is that policy makers should account for political risks apart from other institutional risks such as the conventional economic and financial risks in the formulation of trade policies

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Hanif, AzlinaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Economic development. Development economics. Economic growth > Economic development
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Balance of trade
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research (JEEIR)
Journal: UiTM Journal > Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research
ISSN: 2289 - 2559
Volume: 1
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-13
Official URL: http://www.jeeir.com
Item ID: 19266
Uncontrolled Keywords: Imports, Political Risks, Fully-modified OLS
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19266

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