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The Impact of agricultural expenditure on economic growth in Sub Saharan African countries (SSA)

WEOLEBO, Tizita Feleke

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Abstract

This study to examine the impact of agricultural expenditure on economic growth of sub Saharan Africa region. The study used secondary data source from the World Bank(WB) development indicator for the period between 1990-2015.The study employed OLS regression and Panel Fixed effect model. The findings revealed that expenditure on agriculture, health and education has a positive and significant effect on GDP per capital of the region.

Public spending on agriculture was strong in promoting economic growth in SSA. Because agriculture is a primary economic base for many African countries. Hence, the study recommended that the government should increase expenditure on agriculture, health and education to promote economic growth. Thus, the results suggest that the allocation of government expenditure towards agricultural sector should be favored in order to enhance sustainable economic growth.

Advisors
Cho, Man
Department
KDI School, Master of Public Policy
Issue Date
2018
Publisher
KDI School
Description
Thesis(Master) --KDI School:Master of Public Policy,2018
Keywords
Agriculture and state--Africa, Sub-Saharan.; Agriculture--Economic aspects--Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Contents
Chapter One: Introduction

Chapter Two: Literature Review

Chapter Three: Methodology and Data Source

Chapter Four: Results and Discussion

Chapter Five: Conclusion and Recommendation
Pages
vii, 32 p.
URI
https://archives.kdischool.ac.kr/handle/11125/32308
Type
Thesis
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