The Effect of Governance on International Trade and the Mediating Role of Business Regulations

Society & Sustainability

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Field Value
 
Title The Effect of Governance on International Trade and the Mediating Role of Business Regulations
 
Creator Khan, Shahedul Alam
 
Subject Governance, Business Regulations, International Trade, World Governance Indicator, Ease of Doing Business Index, PLS-SEM
 
Description The purpose of the study is to investigate the mediating role of business regulations in between the relationship of governance and international trade. Data were collected from 181 countries and the partial least squares structural equation model (PLS-SEM) was used to test the hypotheses. It was found that the business regulations practiced by a country significantly influence its international trade, but the governance of the country has a significant indirect influence on its international trade. A full mediation was evident from the results, where the indirect effect of governance on international trade was observed to be fully mediated by business regulations. The study will contribute to guiding governments and regulatory bodies to improve governance and business regulatory environment to facilitate international trade.
 
Publisher Research & Innovation Initiative
 
Date 2020-11-11
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://riiopenjournals.com/index.php/society_sustainability/article/view/198
10.38157/society_sustainability.v2i3.198
 
Source Society & Sustainability; Vol 2 No 3 (2020): Society & Sustainability; 39-52
2690-6767
10.38157/society_sustainability.v2i3
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://riiopenjournals.com/index.php/society_sustainability/article/view/198/86
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Society & Sustainability
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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