publication . Article . 2018

Vector Autoregressive Analysis -VAR Foreign Direct Investment and Unemployment: Sudan, 1990-2016

Omer Ahmed Sayed Mohamed;
Open Access Arabic
  • Published: 01 Jul 2018 Journal: Global Journal of Economics and Business, volume 4, issue 2, pages 224-235 (issn: 2519-9285, eissn: 2519-9293, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Research, Enlightment, Findings Accelerated Applications Development ( REFAAD)
The relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and Unemployment (UN) is a debatable issue. Accordingly, while some studies showed a positive impact of FDI on UN, others remarked a negative relationship between the two variables. In this study, we to use the analysis of vector autoregressive type (VAR), to examine the relationship between FDI and UN in Sudan for 1990-2016. we concluded that the FDI volume does not initiate UN, and that UN is not attracting FDI in Sudan.
free text keywords: foreign direct investments, unemployment, VAR model, impulse functions, lcsh:Industries. Land use. Labor, lcsh:HD28-9999, lcsh:Business, lcsh:HF5001-6182
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