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Government size and economic growth - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Mar 17, 2014

The theoretical literature on economic growth offers support for both positive and negative effects of government size on economic growth. There are core areas of government which are said to help growth - e.g. provision of public goods such as infrastructure, rule of law, and protection of property rights - while there are also arguments outlining detrimental effects for growth … Read More