Source: Economic Research Forum
Author(s): Hossam Eldin Mohammed Abdelkader
This paper aims to determine if there is a relationship between political instability, uncertainty, and political regime, on the one hand, and economic growth in Egypt, on the other. According to the literature, there is a relationship between political regime and stability and economic performance. However, the empirical studies show different results for different regions, different countries, and different periods. Studies concerning the effect of political instability on economic growth are rich in the case of some countries, but are not for other developing countries, like Egypt. This paper tries to estimate the robust relationship between economic growth in Egypt and political instability, uncertainty, and political regime, and estimates their impact on the Egyptian economy during the last four decades. Furthermore, the paper tests the uncertainty impact, resulting from unstable political and economic conditions on economic growth in Egypt…
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