Crowding-In and Crowding-Out Effects of Recurrent and Capital Expenditure on Human Capital Development in Nigeria

  title={Crowding-In and Crowding-Out Effects of Recurrent and Capital Expenditure on Human Capital Development in Nigeria},
  author={Richardson Kojo Edeme and Nelson C. Nkalu},
It has been argued that public expenditure on education and health is a veritable tool in improving human capabilities. Expenditure on these sectors is categorized into recurrent and capital. While capital expenditure can go a long way in enhancing the productivity capacity, recurrent expenditure is for non-productive activities. Available statistics however shows that in Nigeria, emphasis has been on recurrent expenditure at the detriment of capital expenditure. This study therefore employed… 

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