Investor Protections and Economic Growth
Jamal Ibrahim Haidar
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: corporate governance, investor protection, self-dealing, growth
JEL Classification: G3, K
Date posted: March 26, 2008 ; Last revised: December 1, 2009