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Wagner'S Law Revisited: A Note From South Africa

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  • KOJO MENYAH
  • YEMANE WOLDE-RUFAEL
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    Article provided by Economic Society of South Africa in its journal South African Journal of Economics.

    Volume (Year): 80 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (06)
    Pages: 200-208

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    1. Alimi, R. Santos, 2014. "A Time Series and Panel Analysis of Government Spending and National Income," MPRA Paper 56994, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Retselisitsoe I. Thamae, 2013. "The Growth of Government Spending in Lesotho," Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance, vol. 43(3), pages 339-352, December.

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