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The Effect of Increasing Government Employment on Growth

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Source: The Effect of Increasing Government Employment on Growth : Some Evidence from Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Gordon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

ISBN: 9781451979336

Keywords: growth, government employment, Wagner&;amp;#x2019;s Law, employment, employment growth, government payroll

In contrast to the experience in industrial countries, government sectors in a number of African countries grew rapidly in relative size through the 1980s and early 1990s, implying a differential between measured G...

The Effect of Increasing Government Employment on Growth
			: Some Evidence from Africa

The Effect of Increasing Government Employment on Growth : Some Evidence from Africa »

Volume/Issue: 1997/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Gordon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451979336.001

ISBN: 9781451979336

Keywords: growth, government employment, Wagner&;amp;#x2019;s Law, employment, employment growth, government payroll

In contrast to the experience in industrial countries, government sectors in a number of African countries grew rapidly in relative size through the 1980s and early 1990s, implying a differential between measured G...

Wage Gaps and Development
			: Lessons from U.S. History

Wage Gaps and Development : Lessons from U.S. History »

Volume/Issue: 2007/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866698.001

ISBN: 9781451866698

Keywords: economic development, schooling, fertility, rural-urban wage gaps, structural transformation, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, farm, wage, farming, worker

During the course of development, wages and labor productivity are much higher in the nonfarm sectors of the economy than in agriculture. In this paper, we examine the sources and consequences of wage and productiv...

Wage Gaps and Development

Wage Gaps and Development »

Source: Wage Gaps and Development : Lessons from U.S. History

Volume/Issue: 2007/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alex Mourmouras , and Peter Rangazas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866698

Keywords: economic development, schooling, fertility, rural-urban wage gaps, structural transformation, calibrated dynamic general equilibrium models, farm, wage, farming, worker

During the course of development, wages and labor productivity are much higher in the nonfarm sectors of the economy than in agriculture. In this paper, we examine the sources and consequences of wage and productiv...