Relationship between Financial Development and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence in Indonesia

  •  Hafnida Hasan    


The aim of this paper to examine the relationship between financial development and economic growth in Indonesia by using data from 1986 until 2014. Johansen co-integration and Granger causality are utilized to analyze the data. The financial development is measured by the ratio of broad money and other control variables such as trade openness and government expenditure. The finding indicates that there is long run relationship between financial development and economic growth. Meanwhile, a unidirectional relationship had been found, it come from economic growth to financial development. Therefore, a policy to increase economic growth will push forward in proper to improve financial development in Indonesia.

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