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Government Spending, Trade Openness and Economic Growth in India: A Time Series Analysis

  • Hrushikesh Mallick

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    The study examines the impact of aggregate government expenditure and its two broader components such as revenue expenditure and capital expenditure on the growth rate of output in the Indian context along with other key potential determinants of economic growth such as trade openness and private investment. It utilizes structural vector autoregression (SVAR) methodology for examining the dynamic response of output growth to the shocks in major macro economic variables wherein public expenditure is considered to be an important fiscal policy instrument. [WP No. 403].

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