Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): James Gordon
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 1997
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...