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Output Volatility and Government Size in Nigeria

Nwosa Philip I. (), Ehinomen Chris () and Ugwu Ephraim ()
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Ugwu Ephraim: Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria

Folia Oeconomica Stetinensia, 2020, vol. 20, issue 1, 286-301

Abstract: Research background: Output volatility has potentially adverse consequences on the economy and the stabilizing role of fiscal policy is linked to the share of government size in an economy. Hence, given the relative large share of government in developing countries, government size is expected to play an important role in stabilizing output volatility.

Keywords: Output Volatility; Government Size; Auto-regressive distributed lag; Nigeria (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E32 E62 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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