Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Djeneba Doumbia , and Tidiane Kinda
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 06 September 2019
Keywords: Economic policy, Financial crises, Expenditure efficiency, Unemployment, Education spending, Income inequality, public spending reallocation, institutions, WP, health spend
Can a government reduce income inequality by changing the composition of public spending while keeping the total level of expenditure fixed? Using newly assembled data on spending composition for 83 countries acros...