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Good Governance and Government Expenditure : Econometric Study on African Countries

Journal: Journal of Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship (Vol.2, No. 4)

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Page : 40-52

Keywords : Governance; Government expenditure; African countries;

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This study aims to determinate the effect of good governance on government expenditure in African countries, wherefore, we used methods of panel models (longitudinal time series) to study a sample of 40 African countries during the period of 2002 and 2016, where we considered the six world governance indicators as independent variables and government expenditure as dependent variable. In the results of this study, we found that three indicators influenced government expenditure (political stability had a negative effect, government effectiveness had a negative effect and rule of law had a positive effect). As for, the three other variables had not and effect on government expenditure.

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