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Public And Private Investment And Economic Growth In Mexico

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  • NADER NAZMI
  • MIGUEL D. RAMIREZ

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This paper analyzes the impact on economic growth of public and private investment spending in Mexico. Public investment expenditures had a positive and significant effect on output growth. Public investment's impact on economic growth was statistically identical to the impact of private capital spending. The contribution of public investment to output expansion came at the expense of private investment as indicating a significant crowding out effect. Copyright 1997 Western Economic Association International.

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  • Nader Nazmi & Miguel D. Ramirez, 1997. "Public And Private Investment And Economic Growth In Mexico," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 15(1), pages 65-75, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:coecpo:v:15:y:1997:i:1:p:65-75
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