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public revenue and economic policy in African countries

Anderson, Dennis

public revenue and economic policy in African countries

an overview of issues and policy options

by Anderson, Dennis

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Revenue -- Africa,
    • Taxation -- Africa,
    • Africa -- Economic policy

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 48-50.

      StatementDennis Anderson.
      SeriesWorld Bank discussion papers,, 19
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ3026 .A53 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 50, p. ;
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2400288M
      ISBN 100821309811
      LC Control Number87030408

      ECONOMIC REFORMS IN EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES: THE IMPACT ON GOVERNMENT REVENUE AND PUBLIC INVESTMENT A Dissertation Presented by ADAM BENI SWEBE MWAKALOBO Submitted to the Graduate School of the University of Massachusetts Amherst in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY May, Department of Economics. Economic Policy Toward Africa. sugar—requiring these countries to export two to three times the amount of goods to earn the same revenue. Africa’s share in world trade fell from 5 percent in to percent in The U.S. and other lenders must give serious debt reduction or total debt relief to Africa’s poorest countries.

      Public revenue collection is an integral component of fiscal policy and administration. It is the fuel of every government; the main instrument through which government funding is ensured. With growing donor fatigue and dwindling domestic revenue reserves in most developing countries, the need to strengthen national revenue. economic development of African countries (Fjose et al., ). it is important that different African countries develop policies and [37] discovered that the initiative of the public.

      revenue performance across developing countries by using a broad dataset and accounting for some econometric issues that were previously ignored. The results confirm that structural factors such as per capita GDP, agriculture share in GDP, trade openness and foreign aid significantly affect revenue performance of an economy.   policies enforced on poor African countries through these organizations have chained probably because of the latter’s economic advantage in oil revenue. It goes without saying that the debt burden in sub-Saharan Africa is growing of public investment from late s onwards in most African countries and on physical.


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