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Does measure of financial development matter for economic growth in India?

The present study examines the impact of financial development on economic growth in India by using Auto-Regressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) model and the Generalized Method of Moment (GMM) model over 15 years from June 2003 to February 2018. The results of the study indicate that financial development has a positive and significant impact on economic progression both in short run and long run in India. The CUSUM test confirms the long-run stability relationship among them. Therefore, the study proposed that financial sector deepening should push ahead to augment economic growth of India. The outcomes of the study contribute to understanding the factors, which determine the economic and financial development competitive position. To foster economic and financial development, the suitable and harmonizing action required by both firms and policymakers. This study has a substantial impact on global and institutional investors to make better investment decisions in India.

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