Impact of Economic Indicators on FDI: A Case of India
12 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2012
Date Written: June 19, 2012
Introduction: Its known that the growth in FDI is increasing at the global scenario. Especially in the developing countries the FDI is increased in last two decades. The current study will investigates the effect of the economic indicators on the Foreign Direct Investment in India.
Research Methodology: The data of FDI, GDP growth, Consumer Price Index, Exchange Rate (US$) and Inflation (WPI) from 2000-2001 to 2010-2011 have been used for the purpose of study. Various statistical tools i.e., Mean, Standard Deviation, Variance, Kurtosis, Skewness have been used to check the normancy of the data. Correlation and Regression analysis have been used to study the relationship and dependency of these variables.
Findings: The findings revealed that there is a visible effect of the economic indicators of India on the Foreign Direct Investment. The result of the correlation and regression analysis shows the significant impact of the economic indicators in the FDI.
Originality: The study is original and it’s investigated the impact of the economic indicators of India on the FDI with the use of current statistics.
Keywords: FDI, GDP, CPI, Exchange rates, Inflation-WPI, Economic Indicators
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