Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality : A Growing Concern for Less Developed Countries

@inproceedings{Adewumi2018FiscalPA,
  title={Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality : A Growing Concern for Less Developed Countries},
  author={Samuel B. Adewumi and Chinedu J. Ogbodo and Yakubu A. Aca and Ngozi B. Enebe},
  year={2018}
}
-This study examines fiscal policy and income inequality in Nigeria using data from 1981 to 2017. The variables of interest are income inequality (proxy by Gini coefficient), government social expenditure, government economic expenditure, real GDP, education (proxy by secondary school enrolment) and government tax. The result shows that income inequality Granger-causes government economic and social expenditure without a feedback, while education granger caused income inequality without a… CONTINUE READING

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