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The efficiency of government expenditure: experiences from Africa

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  • Gupta, Sanjeev
  • Verhoeven, Marijn
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Policy Modeling.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 4 (May)
    Pages: 433-467

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