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Variations in economic growth across states in Malaysia: an exploratory analysis

Yusof, Yusniliyana and kalirajan, kaliappa (2020) Variations in economic growth across states in Malaysia: an exploratory analysis. Journal of Economic Studies. pp. 1-21. ISSN 0144-3585

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Abstract

The study contributes to the aim of regional development policy in reducing regional disparities, by examining the spatial balance in socioeconomic development across the states of Malaysia based on composite development index (CDI). Besides, the study has attempted to understand the issues in the development gaps across Malaysian states by evaluating the factors that explain the variation in economic growth Design/methodology/approach – This study uses three-stage least squares (3SLS) and bootstrap sampling and estimation techniques to examine the factors that explain the variations in the growth of development across the states in Malaysia. The analysis involves 13 states in Malaysia (Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pulau Pinang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Kedah, Kelantan, Pahang, Terengganu, Sabah and Sarawak) from 2005 to 2015

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: Early cite 8873/86374
Uncontrolled Keywords: Developing country, Development, Economic growth, Socio-economic development, Spatial economics, Three-stage least square
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD72 Economic growth, development, planning
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Finance
Depositing User: Dr Yusniliyana Yusof
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2020 14:04
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2020 14:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/86374

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