EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

E-government, Economic Growth and Trade: A Simultaneous Equation Approach

Muhammad Tariq Majeed and Amna Malik
Additional contact information
Muhammad Tariq Majeed: Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Amna Malik: Officer Grade 1, State Bank of Pakistan, Karachi

The Pakistan Development Review, 2016, vol. 55, issue 4, 499-519

Abstract: Does e-government promote trade and economic growth? This paper attempts to answer this question by employing simultaneous equation estimation approach and using a cross-section data of 147 countries. This is first study which has empirically estimated the bilateral relationships between economic growth and e-government, trade and e-government and trade and economic growth. The findings indicate that e-government is a stimulant of both economic growth and trade. The results predict the presence of a bilateral relationship between e-government and economic growth, trade and e-government, and unilateral causality exists from trade to growth.

Keywords: E-government; Economic Growth; Trade (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F14 H10 O40 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.pide.org.pk/pdf/PDR/2016/Volume4/499-519.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:pid:journl:v:55:y:2016:i:4:p:499-519

Access Statistics for this article

More articles in The Pakistan Development Review from Pakistan Institute of Development Economics Contact information at EDIRC.
Series data maintained by Khurram Iqbal ().

 
Page updated 2018-01-22
Handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:55:y:2016:i:4:p:499-519