Title

史瓦濟蘭經濟成長之因素

Translated Titles

The Determinants of Economic Growth in Swaziland

DOI

10.6342/NTU.2014.00202

Authors

柏南比

Key Words

經濟成長的決定因素 ; 單位根 ; 共整合 ; 向量誤差修正模型 ; determinants of economic growth ; unit root ; cointegration ; vector error correction model

PublicationName

臺灣大學農業經濟學研究所學位論文

Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

2014年

Academic Degree Category

碩士

Advisor

雷立芬

Content Language

英文

English Abstract

This paper investigates whether the mentioned determinants of economic growth have contributed to the poor performance in Swaziland economic growth between 1965 and 2011 and if so which causal factors have contributed to this diminished economic performance. Time series data is used to test the unit root using Augmented Dickely Fuller (ADF) test. Then cointegration test and Vector Error Correction (VEC) Model were done respectively to account for the factors that influence the growth of Swaziland economy. The empirical results indicate that agriculture sector is statistically significant to GDP and have a positive relationship; however industry and service sectors are positively affecting economic growth although they are statistically insignificant. Physical capital formation and government expenditure are positively related to GDP growth; however, they are statistically insignificant. Export, nominal discount and foreign aid indicate negative relationship with GDP growth; nevertheless they are statistically insignificant. As found out in the study, it is recommended that formulating relevant policies and strategies would enhance these determinants to increase economic growth in the country

Topic Category 生物資源暨農學院 > 農業經濟學研究所
生物農學 > 農業
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