The benefit-incidence of public spending: the Caribbean experience
AbstractThis paper shows that public spending on basic services, to wit, primary and secondary education and basic health care benefit the poor; while the non-poor are the principal beneficiaries of tertiary and education subsidies and hospital spending. The evidence also shows that expenditures on infrastructure spending in the Caribbean benefit the non-poor disproportionately more than the poor. Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Volume (Year): 18 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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