The impact of macroeconomic variables towards economic growth : Evidence from 10 developing countries / Siti Nor Assyurah Sapilih

Sapilih, Siti Nor Assyurah (2018) The impact of macroeconomic variables towards economic growth : Evidence from 10 developing countries / Siti Nor Assyurah Sapilih. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

One of the most of important targets for any developing country is to achieve high
economic growth. There are many factors that affect economic growth and this paper
concern on the impact of macroeconomic variables towards economic growth by using
the evidence from 10 Developing Countries. The macroeconomic variables that used for
this study are unemployment rate, inflation rate, tax revenue and trade. The main
objective for this study is to examine the impact of macroeconomic variables towards
economic growth. This study using three panel unit root test which are LLC, Breitung
and IPS and Robust Standard Error as a correction model. The function of Panel Unit
Root Test is to investigate the relationship between the macroeconomic variables and
economic growth. Result of the panel unit root test indicates that only GDP and INF that
significant at level while UNEMP, TAX and TRADE significant at First Order Different.
After conducting Panel unit root test, the BPLM and Hausman Test must be conducted to
identify whether this study is pooled by using OLS or pooled by Random Effect and
Fixed Effect. This study pooled by Random Effect and proceeds with Robust Standard
Error due to the existence of Heteroskedasticity. After conducting Robust Standard Error,
the variable that has significant relationship with economic growth is unemployment rate
and trade. Hence, this study concludes that only unemployment rate and trade has
significant relationship towards economic growth.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Sapilih, Siti Nor Assyurah
2016673654
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Economics
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
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Business Economics
Keywords: Impact; Macroeconomic; Economic growth
Date: December 2018
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/39109
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