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  • Tax_evasion_tax_burden_and_economic_development_in_Asean_5_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Din, Badariah H.; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2018)

  • Tax evasion is a crime. Recent estimates registered the loss of tax revenue amounting to USD3.1 trillion or 5.1% of world's GDP. Tax revenue losses have negative consequences to the government ability to fuelled economic growth by providing enough public infrastructure and other services. In this study we have estimated the share of shadow economy to the official economy for five ASEAN economies, namely; Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand for the period 1980-2013 using the MIMIC model. The indexes of the shadow economy from the MIMIC model were then used to calculate the loss in tax revenue as a result of the presence of the shadow economy. We then test the h...

  • technical_efficiency_manufactured_rubber_product_malaysia_stochastic_frontier_analysis_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Radam, Alias; Ahali, Noor Maliza; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2012)

  • This paper investigates the technical efficiencies of rubber product manufacturing industry in Malaysia. We employed Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA). Secondary data from 313 firms that manufacture rubber product was obtained from the Annual Survey Of Manufacturing Industries 2004 by Department of Statistics Malaysia. Variables that are included in this are such as capital (RM), labor, and energy. Results clearly show that the mean technical efficiency of manufactured rubber product industry in Malaysia is 0.70328 or 70.33 percent. Majority of the firms are also fairly efficient in the use of available resources. Some technical assistance such as training programs for the proprietor...

  • testing_service-led_investment-led_hypothesis_evidence_chindia_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; R. C., Royfaizal (2009-03-01)

  • This study examines the meaningful relationship between economic growth, and service sector contribution and domestic investment in two major Asian economies, namely India and China. Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) bounds testing procedure is employed to analyze the impact of the selected variables namely (1) contribution by the service sector, (2) (4) domestic investment on economic growth and vice versa. The period of interest is 1960-2005 using annual data. The empirical results demonstrate that for the case of India, there is (1) a unidirectional causality from domestic investment to economic growth and (2) from economic growth to services. As for China, only unidirectional ...

  • tests_different_variants_monetary_model_developing_economy_malaysian_experience_pre-_post-crisis_periods_mansur.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Lee, Chin; Azali, M.; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2009)

  • This study examines the validity of four different variants of the monetary model of exchange rate determination for Malaysia covering both the preand post-crisis periods using the vector error-correction models. The findings demonstrate that for both periods, the variables used are cointegrated. Tests tend to suggest that of the four variants of monetary model, the sticky-price model holds in both periods and the flexible-price model holds only in the post-crisis period. The proportionality between the exchange rate and relative money does not hold in any period. The plotted actual and fitted exchange rates for both sub-samples show that the models are able to track the actual exchan...

  • behaviour_ MENA_oil_non_oil_producing_countries _international_portfolio_optimization_shamser.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mansourfar, Gholamreza; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Hassan, Taufiq (2010)

  • It is well documented in developed economies that portfolio investment across national borders brings benefits of increasing returns and/or reducing risk. Dividing MENA stock markets into two main groups (oil producing and non-oil producing countries), this study examines the potential role of each group in providing diversification benefits for international investors. In addition, the behavior of the long and the short-run Efficient Frontiers (EFs) constructed by each of the sub-groups and the combined MENA markets is explored. Multi-objective international portfolio models are proposed under Mean-Variance and Mean-Lower Partial Moment frameworks, and the Multiple Fitness Function G...

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  • Authors: V. Rasiah, R. Ratneswary; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2015)

  • This study seeks to investigate the economic antecedents of happiness by employing the Mean Group (MG), Pooled Mean Group (PMG) and the Dynamic Fixed Effects (DFE) estimators to analyse a set of macro panel data on selected OECD countries for 40 years from 1973 to 2012. The results show evidence that income and unemployment have a favourable impact on happiness, while happiness is hindered by inflation and income inequality. Surprisingly, the study revealed that institutional quality is not a significant antecedent of happiness. It is worth noting the importance of the reference group theory or relative theory of happiness and the set-point theory of happiness in explaining the role p...

  • impact_exchange_rate_tomato_trade_evidence_malaysia_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Alias, Emmy Farha; Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Ismail, Illisriyani; Radam, Alias (2012)

  • Economists recognized that exchange rate have a significant impact on trade. In this study we employed the Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) bounds testing procedure to analyze the impact of exchange rate on tomato’s export and import for Malaysia. The period of study covers 1997-2007 using quarterly data. Real Effective Exchange Rate (REER) was used rather than conventional exchange rate since this study covers the trade between Malaysia and the rest of the world. Our results indicate that both the export and import of tomatoes exhibit significant long-run relationships with REER. Causal effects in both cases are bidirectional. However, while the sign is economically correct for ...

  • the malaysian economy_pacific connections.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (1991)

  • This book examines the importance of the Pacific region to the Malaysian economy. Particular emphasis is placed on the contributions of the Pacific to Malaysia's trade expansion and industrial development through foreign investment. The book also traces the trends in the Pacific, discusses the possible impact of such trends on the Malaysian economy in the years ahead, and draws policy implications for the 1990s and beyond.

  • The next financial crisis and how to save capitalism.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Askari, Hossein; Mirakhor, Abbas (2015)

  • The financialization of the economy has brought a number of interrelated problems which have contributed to growing income and wealth inequality. Askari and Mirakhor assert that it is time to make a bold change by putting our financial house in order and on a better path, advocating for a fundamental reform of the financial system. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HB 3722 A834)

  • role_agricultural_water_markets_allocation_pricing_water_resources_case_study _mojen_water_market_persian_kazem.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Bohlolvand, Abbas; Sadr, Seyed Kazem; Hashemi, Seyed Abolghasem (2015)

  • Water markets are instrumental in efficient allocation and pricing of scarce water by enhancing allocative and price efficiency of water use. The prerequisites for water market formation are tradable water rights independent from ownership of the land, extensive water canals, water use associations, and adequate market regulations. Mojen water market has been facilitating exchange of alternative water rights for more than 40 years accommodating among other things 30% of total farmers water demand. The total volume of water exchanged through the marker over the 3 year period of (2002-2004) are 38, 54 and 88 Q3, with average price of 555, 651, and 664 IR/Q3, respectively. The purpose of...

Browsing by Topic Conventional finance::Economics

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Showing results 81 to 90 of 97
  • Tax_evasion_tax_burden_and_economic_development_in_Asean_5_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Din, Badariah H.; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2018)

  • Tax evasion is a crime. Recent estimates registered the loss of tax revenue amounting to USD3.1 trillion or 5.1% of world's GDP. Tax revenue losses have negative consequences to the government ability to fuelled economic growth by providing enough public infrastructure and other services. In this study we have estimated the share of shadow economy to the official economy for five ASEAN economies, namely; Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand for the period 1980-2013 using the MIMIC model. The indexes of the shadow economy from the MIMIC model were then used to calculate the loss in tax revenue as a result of the presence of the shadow economy. We then test the h...

  • technical_efficiency_manufactured_rubber_product_malaysia_stochastic_frontier_analysis_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Radam, Alias; Ahali, Noor Maliza; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2012)

  • This paper investigates the technical efficiencies of rubber product manufacturing industry in Malaysia. We employed Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA). Secondary data from 313 firms that manufacture rubber product was obtained from the Annual Survey Of Manufacturing Industries 2004 by Department of Statistics Malaysia. Variables that are included in this are such as capital (RM), labor, and energy. Results clearly show that the mean technical efficiency of manufactured rubber product industry in Malaysia is 0.70328 or 70.33 percent. Majority of the firms are also fairly efficient in the use of available resources. Some technical assistance such as training programs for the proprietor...

  • testing_service-led_investment-led_hypothesis_evidence_chindia_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; R. C., Royfaizal (2009-03-01)

  • This study examines the meaningful relationship between economic growth, and service sector contribution and domestic investment in two major Asian economies, namely India and China. Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) bounds testing procedure is employed to analyze the impact of the selected variables namely (1) contribution by the service sector, (2) (4) domestic investment on economic growth and vice versa. The period of interest is 1960-2005 using annual data. The empirical results demonstrate that for the case of India, there is (1) a unidirectional causality from domestic investment to economic growth and (2) from economic growth to services. As for China, only unidirectional ...

  • tests_different_variants_monetary_model_developing_economy_malaysian_experience_pre-_post-crisis_periods_mansur.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Lee, Chin; Azali, M.; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2009)

  • This study examines the validity of four different variants of the monetary model of exchange rate determination for Malaysia covering both the preand post-crisis periods using the vector error-correction models. The findings demonstrate that for both periods, the variables used are cointegrated. Tests tend to suggest that of the four variants of monetary model, the sticky-price model holds in both periods and the flexible-price model holds only in the post-crisis period. The proportionality between the exchange rate and relative money does not hold in any period. The plotted actual and fitted exchange rates for both sub-samples show that the models are able to track the actual exchan...

  • behaviour_ MENA_oil_non_oil_producing_countries _international_portfolio_optimization_shamser.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mansourfar, Gholamreza; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Hassan, Taufiq (2010)

  • It is well documented in developed economies that portfolio investment across national borders brings benefits of increasing returns and/or reducing risk. Dividing MENA stock markets into two main groups (oil producing and non-oil producing countries), this study examines the potential role of each group in providing diversification benefits for international investors. In addition, the behavior of the long and the short-run Efficient Frontiers (EFs) constructed by each of the sub-groups and the combined MENA markets is explored. Multi-objective international portfolio models are proposed under Mean-Variance and Mean-Lower Partial Moment frameworks, and the Multiple Fitness Function G...

  • item.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: V. Rasiah, R. Ratneswary; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2015)

  • This study seeks to investigate the economic antecedents of happiness by employing the Mean Group (MG), Pooled Mean Group (PMG) and the Dynamic Fixed Effects (DFE) estimators to analyse a set of macro panel data on selected OECD countries for 40 years from 1973 to 2012. The results show evidence that income and unemployment have a favourable impact on happiness, while happiness is hindered by inflation and income inequality. Surprisingly, the study revealed that institutional quality is not a significant antecedent of happiness. It is worth noting the importance of the reference group theory or relative theory of happiness and the set-point theory of happiness in explaining the role p...

  • impact_exchange_rate_tomato_trade_evidence_malaysia_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Alias, Emmy Farha; Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Ismail, Illisriyani; Radam, Alias (2012)

  • Economists recognized that exchange rate have a significant impact on trade. In this study we employed the Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) bounds testing procedure to analyze the impact of exchange rate on tomato’s export and import for Malaysia. The period of study covers 1997-2007 using quarterly data. Real Effective Exchange Rate (REER) was used rather than conventional exchange rate since this study covers the trade between Malaysia and the rest of the world. Our results indicate that both the export and import of tomatoes exhibit significant long-run relationships with REER. Causal effects in both cases are bidirectional. However, while the sign is economically correct for ...

  • the malaysian economy_pacific connections.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Abdul Kareem, Mohamed Ariff (1991)

  • This book examines the importance of the Pacific region to the Malaysian economy. Particular emphasis is placed on the contributions of the Pacific to Malaysia's trade expansion and industrial development through foreign investment. The book also traces the trends in the Pacific, discusses the possible impact of such trends on the Malaysian economy in the years ahead, and draws policy implications for the 1990s and beyond.

  • The next financial crisis and how to save capitalism.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Askari, Hossein; Mirakhor, Abbas (2015)

  • The financialization of the economy has brought a number of interrelated problems which have contributed to growing income and wealth inequality. Askari and Mirakhor assert that it is time to make a bold change by putting our financial house in order and on a better path, advocating for a fundamental reform of the financial system. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HB 3722 A834)

  • role_agricultural_water_markets_allocation_pricing_water_resources_case_study _mojen_water_market_persian_kazem.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Bohlolvand, Abbas; Sadr, Seyed Kazem; Hashemi, Seyed Abolghasem (2015)

  • Water markets are instrumental in efficient allocation and pricing of scarce water by enhancing allocative and price efficiency of water use. The prerequisites for water market formation are tradable water rights independent from ownership of the land, extensive water canals, water use associations, and adequate market regulations. Mojen water market has been facilitating exchange of alternative water rights for more than 40 years accommodating among other things 30% of total farmers water demand. The total volume of water exchanged through the marker over the 3 year period of (2002-2004) are 38, 54 and 88 Q3, with average price of 555, 651, and 664 IR/Q3, respectively. The purpose of...