All articles by Umer Jeelanie Banday

Impact of FDI inflows on the rate of inflation in India

The previous article tested the relationship and investigated the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the context of the Indian economy. The purpose of this article is to empirically examine the impact of FDI inflows on the rate of inflation in India. Therefore, this article considers the relation between FDI and another important macroeconomic variable namely rate of inflation. Read more »

Analysis to find impact of FDI inflows on GDP of India

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a vital catalyst for economic growth. Over the years, FDI has developed impressively in its significance for Indian economy especially after liberalization. The previous article highlighted the importance of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as one of the main indicators of economic performance of a country. The aim of this article is to empirically analyse and investigate the impact of FDI inflows on GDP in India after establishing long-run association and causality between these two variables. Read more »

Inflow of FDI has a positive impact on the per capita income of India

The previous article empirically examined the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in India on its GDP. The rate of growth of GDP mainly reflects the growth performance of the country. Since growth and development are related concepts in Economics, this article attempts to relate FDI to a development indicator. In particular, this article investigates the impact of FDI inflows in India on the reduction of poverty. It examines whether FDI has a positive relationship with per capita income. Read more »

Impact of FDI inflows on total factor productivity of India

The previous article showed a positive and significant impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on exports from India. This article attempts to empirically examine the relationship between FDI inflows and Total Factor Productivity (TFP). There are different types of factors of production; single or partial factor profitability. Labour and capital efficiency are examples of this. It is contended that in the short run, labour productivity is the best measure of factor productivity. But if one has to measure in the long-run, total factor productivity is better than labour productivity (Sargent and Rodriguez, 2000). Read more »

Impact of FDI inflows on the exports of India

The previous article empirically examined the relationship between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows and the rate of inflation in the Indian economy. The aim of this article is to investigate the impact of FDI inflows on the exports of India. The relationship between FDI and exports has been of great interest to researchers especially after the economic liberalisation in 1991. The FDI boost is crucial in order to grow capital, innovation, administrative know-how, marketing skill with access to global markets (UNCTAD, 2003). Read more »

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