Impact of Public Infrastructure Investment on Private Infrastructure Investment
Keywords:Private Infrastructure Investment, Government Infrastructure Investment, Crowding Out, ARDL Bound Test
The aim of this paper is to find the relationship among government and private capital formation in Pakistan during the period 1981 to 2018. This study employs Auto Regressive Distributive Lag (ARDL) bound test. The results show that government infrastructure investment negatively effects on private infrastructure capital formation in long run and short run, indicating that government infrastructure investment crowds out private infrastructure investment. In determining the role of the government in investment and liberalization policies, the results of this paper have important policy implications.
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