Stock Market's Contribution on Economic Growth in Nepal: A Brief Note

  • Ram Khelawan Shah Professor of Economics in Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur
Keywords: Market capitalization, turnover, real per capita GDP, stock market development, economic growth

Abstract

This paper aims to examine the relation between stock market development and economic growth in Nepal for period of mid July 2001 to mid-July 2015 by using Karl Pearson correlation. The whole study period is divided into two parts, first stage and second stage of stock market development. The study finds that in the first stage- mid July 2001 to mid- July 2007, stock market development was not significantly associated with economic growth. In second stage-mid July 2008 to mid-July 2015 there is positive relation between stock market development and economic growth. The findings indicate that stock market has positive contribution on economic growth in Nepal.

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2017-12-31
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Shah, R. (2017). Stock Market’s Contribution on Economic Growth in Nepal: A Brief Note. Journal of Development and Administrative Studies, 25(1-2), 76-82. https://doi.org/10.3126/jodas.v25i1-2.23445
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