Government Expenditures , Military Spending and Economic Growth : Causality Evidence from Egypt , Israel and Syria

@inproceedings{AbuBader2013GovernmentE,
  title={Government Expenditures , Military Spending and Economic Growth : Causality Evidence from Egypt , Israel and Syria},
  author={Suleiman Abu-Bader and Aamer Abu-Qarn},
  year={2013}
}
  • Suleiman Abu-Bader, Aamer Abu-Qarn
  • Published 2013
This study uses multivariate cointegration and variance decomposition techniques to investigate the causal relationship between government expenditures and economic growth for Egypt, Israel and Syria, for the past three decades. When testing for causality within a bivariate system of total government spending and economic growth, we find bi-directional causality from government spending to economic growth with a negative long-term relationship between the two variables. However, when testing… CONTINUE READING

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