Expenditure Incidence in Africa: Microeconomic Evidence

In this paper, we examine the progressivity of social sector expenditures in eight sub-Saharan African countries. We employ dominance tests, complemented by extended Gini/concentration coefficients, to determine whether health and education expenditures redistribute resources to the poor. We find th...

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Volume: 21
Main Author: Sahn D.E
Younger S.D
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: London, UK Institute for Fiscal Studies 01.09.2000
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published in: Fiscal studies Vol. 21; no. 3; pp. 329 - 347
Data of publication: September 2000
ISSN: 1475-5890
EISSN: 1475-5890
Discipline: Business
Political Science
Bibliography: The authors conducted part of this research while Younger was a visiting Research Fellow at the Free University in Amsterdam. They gratefully acknowledge that university's financial support and hospitality.
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