AN investigation on the Relationships between Economic Freedom and Economic Security with Capital Formation Evidences from New-Emerging and Developing Countries.


Karim Rasuli, Ph.D , Asadollah Farzinvash ,

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Volume 2 - November 2013 (11)


If the security of investment in developing countries and transitional economies is guaranteed and the necessary legal process is provided, the international investors will be more interested in participating more actively in such economies. Economic security can be known as a kind of public commodity or service that the private sector cannot produce it. This failure of the market opens the stage for the public sector activity in order to respond positively and effectively in this regard. To establish economic security and to perform the given duties by the government, according to which its economic activities will hopefully reach a minimum level, requires an income source for the government. The main purpose of the present research is to explain and clarify the relationship which exists between the foregoing issues. For this reason, data of 14 countries, as classified and ranked between two groups of newemerging countries in the global economy and developing countries, have been examined in the form of an integrated data model. The findings of this research show that for both groups of new-emerging countries and the developing countries, besides the original quantitative variables such as economic growth and interest rate, which can affect capital formation in the economy, there are certain qualitative variables that can play a significant role on it. Moreover, the objective observations show that there are certain differences regarding the kind of effects caused by the foregoing variables in the process of capital formation in the two types of new-emerging and developing countries in this research. In the new-emerging countries, besides economic growth and interest rate, economic security and stability along with economic have significant and positive effects on capital formation. While in developing countries, the effect of the qualitative variable of economic security is more significant and important than economic freedom, which means that the presence and provision of economic security have a greater and more important impact on capital formation relative to economic freedom variable. 


Investment, Economic Security, Economic Freedom, Integrated Data Model 


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