Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Keiko Honjo , Marijn Verhoeven , and Sanjeev Gupta
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 1997
Keywords: government expenditure, efficiency, education, health, social indicators, production possibility frontier, government spending, education spending, primary school, primary school enrollment
This paper assesses the efficiency of government expenditure on education and health in 38 countries in Africa in 1984-95, both in relation to each other and compared with countries in Asia and the Western Hemisphe...