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Assessment of the impact of trade openness on economic growth: Case of Sub-Saharan Africa

Evaluation de l'impact de l'ouverture commerciale sur la croissance économique: le cas de l'Afrique subsaharienne

Ali Sekkach ()
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Ali Sekkach: Université Ibn Zohr [Agadir]

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Abstract: This paper examines the growth effects of trade openessin sub-Saharan countries. We used Generalized method of moments GMM to analyze the data of 38 years (1981-2019). Our results show that trade openness has a significant impact on economic growth. During the reporting period, population growth and physical capital were among the main determinants of economic growth.

Keywords: trade openness; Sub-Saharan Africa; economic growth; International trade; Commerce international; ouverture; Afrique subsaharienne; croissance économique (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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Published in African Scientific Journal, African Scientific Journal, 2021, 3 (9), ⟨10.5281/zenodo.5761900⟩

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5761900

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