Impact of Economic Indicators on FDI: A Case of India

Posted: 27 Apr 2013 Last revised: 9 Feb 2018

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Sanjeet Singh

UCRD, Chandigarh University; Chandigarh University

Gagan Deep Sharma

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (GGSIP) University

Mandeep Mahendru

Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology

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Date Written: March 22, 2013

Abstract

Introduction: It is 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 normality 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

Suggested Citation

Singh, Sanjeet and Sharma, Gagan Deep and Mahendru, Mandeep, Impact of Economic Indicators on FDI: A Case of India (March 22, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2256808 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2256808

Sanjeet Singh (Contact Author)

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Gagan Deep Sharma

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (GGSIP) University ( email )

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Mandeep Mahendru

Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology ( email )

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Mohali, Punjab
India

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