Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Irene Yackovlev , Victor Lledo , and Lucie Gadenne
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2009
This paper documents cyclical patterns of government expenditures in sub-Saharan Africa since 1970 and explains variation between countries and over time. Controlling for endogeneity, it finds government expenditur...