The Relationship Between Government Size and Economic Growth: Evidence From a Panel Data Analysis
AbstractUsing a panel data analysis, the relationship between government size and economic growth is investigated for the 1994-2001 period. The results show that relatively small sizes of government are detrimental to economic growth, while medium sized government affects it positively.
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Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: 06 Dec 2005
Date of revision: 06 Dec 2005
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government size; economic growth; panel data; new European Union members and candidates;
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- E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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- NEP-DEV-2006-07-21 (Development)
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