The Role of Budget Deficit and Government Debt in Financing-Economic Growth of Selected Developing Countries

Seyed Valiallah Mirhoseyni; Mohammd Reza Montazeri; Marzeya ShahVali

Volume 10, Issue 4 , April 2023, , Pages 284-296

  Investigation of budget deficit and government debt relationship with economic growth is one of the important topics in macroeconomic literature; Hence, the present study examined the role of budget deficit and government debt on financing the economic growth in 40 developing countries between 2010-2019. ...  Read More

An Investigation of the Relationship Between Life Expectancy at Birth and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

Seyed Valiallah Mirhoseyni; Ebrahim Bahraminia; Firozeh Nori

Volume 10, Issue 3 , March 2023, , Pages 190-205

  This study aimed to investigate the relationship between life expectancy at birth and economic growth in developing countries. The Document and Library review was used to collect data. Then, the relevant information was extracted from the World Bank website. The necessary information was collected through ...  Read More

The Impact of Population Growth on Environmental Quality and Gross Domestic Product (GDP): GMM System Analysis

Kais Saidi; Saida Zaidi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 1-21

  This paper aims to assess the impact of population growth on GDP and environmental quality.  For this, we use the generalized moments in system method (GMM) with dynamic panel data for ten countries over the period 1980-2013. The main results of this study are: (i) the population have a positive ...  Read More

Investigation of the Relation between Economic Globalization and Government Size in Asian Developing Countries

Zahra Nasrollahi; Elahe Mahmoodi; Majid Mahmoodi

Volume 4, Issue 7 , July 2017, , Pages 692-701

  The purpose of this paper is to examine the relation between government size and openness for a 26-years panel of 30 Asian developing countries. It is argued that there is a negative relation between country size and government size and also between country size and openness. Considering that, some researchers ...  Read More

Determinants of Banks Profitability: A Comparative Study of Islamic Verses Non Islamic, Foreign Verses Local, and Public Verses Private Banks in Pakistan

Muhammad Rizwan Nazir; Muhammad Imran Nazir; Yasir Habib; Shujahat Haider Hashmi; Zeeshan Farred

Volume 4, Issue 2 , February 2017, , Pages 136-162

  This study examines the determinants of banks profitability in Pakistan. The main objectives of the study are to determine the factors that influence banks profitability in Pakistan and to make recommendations for management decision making and policy objectives. A panel data of 25 banks (commercial, ...  Read More

The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Employment in Tourism Industry: A Case Study of Selected Countries

Saeed Karimi Petanlar; Saeed Rasekhi; Somayeh Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, , Pages 459-472

  The purpose of the present research is to study the effect of foreign direct investment on employment in tourism. In this regard, the effect of foreign direct investment as well as gross domestic production (GDP), tax rate, and globalization index as explanatory variables are studied on tourism employment ...  Read More

Role of Openness and Taxes on Employment Performance in Iran and Selected Developing Countries

Mohammadreza Mohammadvand Nahidi; Arash Ketabforoush Badri

Volume 2, Issue 11 , November 2015, , Pages 1370-1378

  One of the key issues in economics is the appropriate mobilization of skills and talents of human resources in a society. Employment plays a crucial role in the dynamism of a person’s life, and it can be viewed as the focal point of human and social relations. Policy makers and economic analysts ...  Read More

Investigating Capital Mobility and Saving- Investment Relationship: Case Study of MENA Countries

Mansoor Mahini Zadeh; Elahe Mahmoodi; Majid Mahmoodi

Volume 2, Issue 6 , June 2015, , Pages 517-526

  This paper determines the degree of capital mobility and saving- investment association by using the Feldstein- Horioka (1980) approach among Middle East and North African (MENA) countries during 1990-2011. According to the Feldstein- Horioka hypothesis, in a country with high degree of capital mobility ...  Read More

The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth

Mohammadreza Mohammadvand Nahidi; Arash Ketabforoush Badri

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2014, , Pages 176-185

  This study examines the causal relationship between FDI and economic growth in selected MENA countries in the period 2005-2010. The results show that FDI has positive and significant effect on economic growth, so that an increase of 1 percent of its value, growth, 0.03 percent increased.  Read More

Investigating Relationship between Trade and Income Inequalities

Monireh Dizaji; Arash Ketabforoush Badri

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2014, , Pages 1-14

  This paper investigates the relationship between trade and regional income inequalities in the period 2001-2010 using panel data for 18 selected developing countries. The results show that trade has a significant and negative effect on regional income inequalities, so that an increase of 1 percent of ...  Read More