An ARDL Analysis on the Internet Usage Rate and the Wealth of Malaysians

Chong, Fennee and Liew, Venus Khim-Sen (2012) An ARDL Analysis on the Internet Usage Rate and the Wealth of Malaysians. International Journal Of Computers And Communications, 6 (4). ISSN 2327-5219

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The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between gross national income per capita and the internet usage rate per 100 people of an emerging economy Malaysia both in the short and long-run. Autoregressive Distributed Lag Modeling Approach (ARDL) was used to analyze the thirteen-year time series collected for these two variables. Empirical findings from the econometrics analysis reported a significant long-run and short-run relationship between these two variables. Hence, this study concludes that, enhancing internet usage among the public and private sectors is a pertinent strategy for Malaysia towards achieving a higher wealth status for its people.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gross national income per capita, internet usage rate, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Ab Rahim
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2017 04:59
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2017 04:59

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