Modeling Malaysia Debt Threshold: Debt Composition (Domestic Debt; External Debt; Household Debt)

Kueh, Jerome and Liew, Khim Sen and Yong, Sze Wei and Lau, Evan and Liwan, Audrey (2017) Modeling Malaysia Debt Threshold: Debt Composition (Domestic Debt; External Debt; Household Debt). Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).

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Abstract

Malaysia as one of the fast growing economy in the Southeast Asia region experienced challenging tasks in managing the increasing level of debts. This study intends to investigate the implication of the debt (domestic debt, external debt and household debt) towards economic growth of Malaysia by adopting Threshold regression method for sample period from 1980 to 2015. Empirical findings indicate that the threshold level for domestic debt is approximately 47% of GDP, 17% of GDP for external debt and 81% of GDP for household debt where there is a negative impact on growth the debt is above the threshold level.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: debts, Debt Composition, Domestic Debts, External Debt, Household Debt, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Swee Hui
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2018 04:29
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2018 04:29
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/19074

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