On the Causal Relationship between Government Expenditure and Tax Revenue in Pakistan
AbstractThis paper applies the technique of Granger Causality to determine the relationship between total government expenditures and total tax revenue using annual revised estimates. The analysis discovers a firm unidirectional effect from expenditure to revenue suggesting the preference of controlling the spending decisions to reduce the tax revenue-expenditure deficit.
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Volume (Year): 9 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (Jul-Dec)
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