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Abordagens da despesa pública nos últimos vinte anos
[Twenty years of Perspectives on Public Expenditures]

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  • Mourao, Paulo
  • Rodrigues, Carlos

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This paper synthesises some of the (New) Public Expenditures Theories. It also focuses on the Fiscal Adjustments theme. We analysed public expenditures evolution in a sample composed by seventeen OCDE countries observed between 1870 and 1990. Our conclusion recognizes the heterogeneity of the most recent Public Expenditure Theories and the different growth rates assumed by the evaluated outlays.

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  • Mourao, Paulo & Rodrigues, Carlos, 2007. "Abordagens da despesa pública nos últimos vinte anos
    [Twenty years of Perspectives on Public Expenditures]
    ," MPRA Paper 3416, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:3416
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    Keywords

    Fiscal Policy; Public Expenditures; Outlays elasticities; Budget rules;

    JEL classification:

    • H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General
    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government

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