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Type Journal Article - Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development
Title Impact of labour force participation on economic growth in Pakistan
Author(s)
Volume 5
Issue 11
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2014
Page numbers 89-93
URL http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.913.1882&rep=rep1&type=pdf
Abstract
This study found the short run and long run relationship between the economic growth, labour force participation
and gross fixed capital formation. The time series data is used from the time period of 1980 to 2012 which is
collected from Pakistan Bureau of Statistic, State Bank of Pakistan and World Bank. Initially Augmented Dicky
Fuller and Phillip Perron tests are used to that shows gross fixed capital formation is stationary on first difference
but other variable station on level and intercept. Furthermore, Johnson Co-integration test shows that the long
run relationship exist between the variable. The vector error correction model indicated that economic growth
has negative insignificant, gross fixed capital formation positive significant and labour force participation has
negative significant relationship in short run.

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