Determinants of agricultural product export: evidence from a panel data analysis of east African countries

  • M Leta PhD Fellow, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Haramaya University, Ethiopia
  • BB Tegegn Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Haramaya University, Ethiopia
Keywords: East Africa, Agricultural Product, Export, Panel, Data

Abstract

Only 6 East African countries and 15 years (1996-2010) macroeconomic data was considered due limitation of data availability. Secondary data sources was used and necessary data were collected from the World Bank Development Indicator, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United State, and International Monetary fund base line data. Both descriptive and econometric models were employed. A Demand and Supply Linear Model was employed for the analysis. The selection test result confirmed that random effect to be an appropriate model for the analysis. Findings of the study revealed that the supply side of Agricultural Product Export were found to be statistically significant at P< 0.01 level, while the demand side Ln Growth Domestic Product of China variables was found to be statistically significant at P< 0.01.

Int. J. Agril. Res. Innov. & Tech. 8 (2): 54-60, December, 2018

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2018-12-31
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Leta, M., & Tegegn, B. (2018). Determinants of agricultural product export: evidence from a panel data analysis of east African countries. International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology, 8(2), 54-60. https://doi.org/10.3329/ijarit.v8i2.40556
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