Causality Relationship Between Export Expansion And Economic Growth : Empirical Evidence For Turkey

ÇAKMAK Erol
1995 Ankara Üniversitesi SBF Dergisi  
This paper investigates the causa1ity relationship belween expoıt . expansion and economic growth in TUfkey,using data for the period from 196810 1993. A great number of emprical studies have shown that expon expansion is,associaıed with better economic performance in many developing countries. This is used Lo support the expon-oriented development strategies. Such a broad interpretation is, -however, usually based on regression analyses which provide no means of determini'ng the direction of
more » ... usality. A brief Hterature survey on the relationship between expon growth and economic growth is carried out and some leading studies on causality testing are examined. Hsiao version of Granger causality test teehnique isemployed in an emprical study for Turkey. Althoughthe results seem to give no suppon to the expon-Ied gmwth hypothesis for Turkey in the framework of causality testing, more caution is needed Lo interpret them in a conclusiye way, mainly because of shoncr experience of expon promotion policies in Turkey compared with the many other developing counlries.
doi:10.1501/sbfder_0000001771 fatcat:3karnbnxj5ftbjzptnpcljgrk4