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Investor Protections and Economic Growth

Jamal Ibrahim Haidar

World Bank

Economics Letters, Vol. 103, No. 1, 2009

Using objective measures of investor protections in 170 countries, I establish that the level of investor protection matters for cross-country differences in GDP growth: countries with stronger protections tend to grow faster than those with poor investor protections.

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Keywords: corporate governance, investor protection, self-dealing, growth

JEL Classification: G3, K

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Date posted: March 26, 2008 ; Last revised: December 1, 2009

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Haidar, Jamal Ibrahim, Investor Protections and Economic Growth. Economics Letters, Vol. 103, No. 1, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1112143

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Washington, DC 20433
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