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Evidence on economic growth and government size

  • Atrayee Ghosh Roy
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    The purpose of this article is to explore the effect of government size on economic growth in the United States using time-series data over the period 1950 to 1998. A multi-equation model is developed to examine the relationship between economic growth and government size. The results indicate that government size has a significant and negative effect on economic growth.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics.

    Volume (Year): 41 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 5 ()
    Pages: 607-614

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