A study on macroeconomic variables affecting household debt in Malaysia / Siti Norsakinah Ajis

Ajis, Siti Norsakinah (2020) A study on macroeconomic variables affecting household debt in Malaysia / Siti Norsakinah Ajis. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This study is conducted to identify the relationship between macroeconomics variables which are House Price Index (HPI), Interest Rate (INT), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and unemployment rate (UR) towards the Household Debt (HD) in Malaysia. The quarterly data of dependent and independent variables was collected started from Q1 2008 until Q4 2018 from Thomson Reuters, National Property Information Centre (NAPIC), Tradingeconomics.Com and Bank for International Settlements. The results further our understanding regarding on the relationship between macroeconomics variables towards the Household Debt in Malaysia. In Multiple Linear Regression (MLR), the study found that Interest Rate (INT) and unemployment rate (UR) have significant negative relationship towards Household Debt (HD). On the other hand, House Price Index (HPI) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) shows significant positive relationship with Household Debt (HD).

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
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Ajis, Siti NorsakinahUNSPECIFIED
Contributors:
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Thesis advisorWan Ismail, Wan MusyirahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Macroeconomics
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Income. Income distribution. National income. Including gross national product, gross domestic product, and gross state product
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Credit. Debt. Loans
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance (BA242)
Item ID: 28572
Uncontrolled Keywords: Household Debt (HD); House Price Index (HPI); Interest Rate (INT); Unemployment Rate (UR)
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/28572

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