A model of the interaction between regional financial markets and regional growth

Orley M. Amos, John R. Wingender

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Building on Harrigan and McGregor's (Journal of Regional Science, 1987,27,357-367) model of regional financial markets and Moore, Karaska and Hill's (Journal of Regional Science, 1985, 19, 29-35) Keynesian-type model of regional income, this analysis presents a modelofthe relationship between regional financial markets and regional income. Two version of the model are examined, one based on interest-rate induced regional expenditures and the other on credit expenditures. An empirical test suggests the credit-induced version of the model better reflects regional growth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-110
Number of pages26
JournalRegional Science and Urban Economics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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