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Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows: The Case of Qatar

Almfraji, Mohammad Amin and Almsafir, Mahmoud Khalid and Liu, Yao (2014) Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows: The Case of Qatar. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 109. pp. 1040-1045. ISSN 1877-0428 (print); 1877-0428 (online)

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Abstract

Recently, Qatar, a well-known oil production country, has been convinced as a successful case in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) as a smaller economy. This paper aims to investigate how FDI inflows affect Qatar’s business cycles. Time-series data was selected from 1990 to 2010 as available. The VAR Impulse Responses and the Granger Causality test were mainly employed by using Eviews. The derived result shows that the FDI inflows and the economic growth in Qatar interact with each other in a relatively long term.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economic Growth, FDI Inflow, Granger Causality test, VAR Impulse Responses
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2015 01:16
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2015 01:16
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/5937
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