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Correlation of Oil Prices and Gross Domestic Product in Oil Producing Countries

Anthony Msafiri Nyangarika, Alexey Yurievich Mikhaylov and Bao-Jun Tang
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Anthony Msafiri Nyangarika: School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology, 5 South Zhongguancun Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China,
Alexey Yurievich Mikhaylov: Department of Financial Markets and Banks, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia

International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 2018, vol. 8, issue 5, 42-48

Abstract: This paper proposes the degree of interdependence between the prices of crude oil and Gross Domestic Product of leading of countries such as Saudi Arabia and as the main suppliers of crude oil to the world market. The paper examines the theoretical aspects of oil pricing and investigation between the oil prices and GDP of leading oil producing countries. The main focus was on the results of empirical studies, which showed the strong relationship between prices for crude oil and GDP. Mutual dependence between prices and GDP was observed in Russia and Saudi Arabia.The developing the alternative sources of energy the countries will make the possibility to reform their own economy and make them less vulnerable to fluctuations in oil prices.

Keywords: Oil price; GDP; GARCH model; Oil Impact; Forecasting (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C51 C58 F31 G12 G15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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