The Relationship between Trade Integration and Economic Growth: Case of ASEAN-5 Countries

Balasubramaniam, Arunnan and Shazali, Abu Mansor and Puah, Chin Hong (2016) The Relationship between Trade Integration and Economic Growth: Case of ASEAN-5 Countries. Global Economy Journal, 16 (4). pp. 745-768. ISSN 15245861

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Abstract

This paper studies how regional trade among ASEAN-5 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand) help in expanding the member countries' output. This paper applies ARDL bound testing approach with instrumental variables to explore the relationship and finds that estimates is in range of 0.27-0.55%. The paper concludes that trade integration should be promoted in order to stimulate economic growth within each country

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ASEAN-5; output; trade integration, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2017 02:16
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2017 02:02
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/15282

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