EXPORT, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND CAUSALITY – A CASE FOR INDIA.

Authors

  • Shamurailatpam Sofia Devi M.S. University of Baroda

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1956/jge.v9i1.284

Keywords:

GDP, growth, economic reforms, exports, bi-directional

Abstract

This paper examines the causal relationship between the real GDP and the total export of goods and services produced in India during the period 1990-91 to 2011-12. The main emphasis is to substantiate the importance of exports in the growth process of Indian economy after the economic reforms taken up in the early part of the 90s’ In other words, the study is to see the validity of economic strategy of export-led growth in case of India. The empirical findings of the study indicated that there is a bi-directional causality between GDP and export of the economy. And the hypothesis that export-led-growth is valid in case of the Indian economy for the period under study.

Author Biography

Shamurailatpam Sofia Devi, M.S. University of Baroda

Department of Economics

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Published

25.03.2013

How to Cite

Devi, S. S. (2013) “ ECONOMIC GROWTH AND CAUSALITY – A CASE FOR INDIA”., Journal of Global Economy, 9(1), pp. 21–28. doi: 10.1956/jge.v9i1.284.

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