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A Co-Integration Analysis of Growth in Government Expenditure in Ghana

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  • Grace Ofori-Abebrese

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negative effect on PHC performances, this study calls for institutional mechanisms

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  • Grace Ofori-Abebrese, 2012. "A Co-Integration Analysis of Growth in Government Expenditure in Ghana," Journal of African Development, African Finance and Economic Association, vol. 14(1), pages 47-61.
  • Handle: RePEc:afe:journl:v:14:y:2011:i:1:p:47-61
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    1. Obeng, Samuel Kwabena, 2015. "An empirical analysis of the relationship between minimum wage, investment and economic growth in Ghana," MPRA Paper 65674, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    government; consumption; Ghana; GDP; co-integration; trade liberalization;

    JEL classification:

    • O24 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Trade Policy; Factor Movement; Foreign Exchange Policy
    • O40 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
    • O23 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development

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