nep-fdg New Economics Papers
on Financial Development and Growth
Issue of 2005‒11‒19
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  1. The Relationship Between Growth and Investment By B Bhaskara Rao

  1. By: B Bhaskara Rao (University of the South Pacific)
    Abstract: This paper utilizes the growth accounting framework to derive and analyze the relationship between the rate of growth of output and the ratio of investment to output. With plausible parametric assumptions this framework is used to examine the recent controversy in Fiji on investment and growth. Our results support the concerns of some USP economists that a 5% growth rate for Fiji needs significantly higher investment rates and institutional reforms.
    Keywords: Investment ratio, Growth targets, Growth accounting, Total Factor Productivity.
    JEL: E
    Date: 2005–11–11

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