Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers
Author(s): Marco Pani , and Mohamed El Harrak
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 28 June 2010
Keywords: Economic growth, Economic models, Government expenditures, Civil service, Labor markets, Public investment, Wage policy, wage, labor demand, unemployment
This paper analyzes expenditure composition and economic development in Benin. It addresses some specific issues on the basis of a stylized model of the Beninese economy that highlights the tradeoff between expendi...