Factors That Affect Shadow Economy In Malaysia

Lee, Ding Ke (2015) Factors That Affect Shadow Economy In Malaysia. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to investigate the interaction between shadow economy and economic growth, tax rate and poverty in Malaysia from 1973 to 2008. The econometrics methods of unit root tests, Johansen and Juselius Cointegration tests, granger causality based on the Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) framework, variance decomposition and generalized impulse response are applied in this study. The overall findings show that there is unidirectional impact of real gross domestic product (LRGDP), average tax rate (ATR) and poverty (GINI) on shadow economy (SHADOW) in the long run. In short-run, there is unidirectional granger causality running from shadow economy to average tax rate in Malaysia.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BEcon Hons) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2015
Uncontrolled Keywords: shadow economy and economic growth, shadow economy (SHADOW), ranger causality, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2019 02:29
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2019 02:29
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/23889

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