An Empirical Analysis of E-government and Economic Growth Nexus: The Role of International Trade
The growing importance of e-government and international trade has captured the attention of policy makers who are determined to enhance the per capita income of a country. This manuscript aims to present the new findings of the impacts of e-government and trade on economic growth. Empirical analysis has done in the framework of macroeconomic growth model. The scope of the study is cross sectional multiyear average dataset of 147 countries across the globe. This paper presents first empirical research on trade and e-government. Two Stage Least Squares technique suggests that positive impacts of e-government and international trade on economic growth are strengthen by the interaction of trade and e-government. The economies of the world can benefit from trade if satisfactory quality of e-government has assured.
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