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Shifts in the Composition of Government Spending in Response to External Debt Burden

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  • Mahdavi, Saeid
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 7 (July)
    Pages: 1139-1157

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:32:y:2004:i:7:p:1139-1157

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    1. Eduardo Lora, 2007. "The Fiscal Vulnerability of Social Public Expenditure: Is Latin America Different?," Research Department Publications 4505, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    2. Narayan, Seema & Rath, Badri Narayan & Narayan, Paresh Kumar, 2012. "Evidence of Wagner's law from Indian states," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 29(5), pages 1548-1557.
    3. Fosu, Augustin, 2010. "The external debt-servicing constraint and public-expenditure composition in sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 39238, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Eduardo Lora, 2007. "La Vulnerabilidad Fiscal del Gasto Social: ¿Es Diferente América Latina?," IDB Publications 7649, Inter-American Development Bank.
    5. Mohammad Reza Farzanegan, 2012. "Military Spending and Economic Growth: The Case of Iran," MAGKS Papers on Economics 201223, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
    6. Marcela Meléndez Arjona & Arturo Harker, 2008. "Revisiting Economic Growth in Colombia: A Microeconomic Perspective," IDB Publications 45218, Inter-American Development Bank.
    7. Eduardo Lora & Mauricio Olivera, 2006. "Public Debt and Social Expenditure: Friends or Foes?," Research Department Publications 4465, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    8. Eduardo Lora, 2007. "Public Investment in Infrastructure in Latin America: Is Debt the Culprit?," IDB Publications 6727, Inter-American Development Bank.
    9. Agenor, Pierre-Richard & Bayraktar, Nihal & El Aynaoui, Karim, 2005. "Roads out of poverty? assessing the links between aid, public investment, growth, and poverty reduction," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3490, The World Bank.
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    11. Ramón Espinasa, 2008. "Prospects for the Oil-importing Countries of the Caribbean," Research Department Publications 2007, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    12. Eduardo Lora, 2007. "Inversión pública en infraestructura en América Latina: ¿Es la deuda la culpable?," Research Department Publications 4503, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
    13. Fosu, Augustin Kwasi, 2007. "Fiscal Allocation for Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications of the External Debt Service Constraint," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 702-713, April.

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