Do coffee exports have impact on long-term economic growth of countries?

https://doi.org/10.17221/283/2018-AGRICECONCitation:Murindahabi T., Li Q., Nisingizwe E., Ekanayake E.M.B.P. (2019): Do coffee exports have impact on long-term economic growth of countries? Agric. Econ. – Czech, 65: 385-393.
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The present paper aims to investigate the impact of coffee exports on long-term economic growth in an open economy for 32 countries exporting coffee over the period of 1994–2013. The study applied a dynamic panel Auto-Regressive Distributive Lag (ARDL) modelling approach with estimators. All variables involved in the specified model were found to be stationary of order I (1) at a first difference. The Pooled Mean-Group (PMG) long-run results suggest the presence of a significant positive effect of coffee exports on economic growth. The empirical findings of the study suggest policy implications, promoting the coffee sector to boost the countries’ economy.

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