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Investigating the Asymmetric Effects of Government Spending on Economic Growth

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Economics, University of Qom, IRAN
  • 2 Department of Management, Payame Noor University, Ghaemshahr, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 1, Issue (5), Pages 51-58, May,2 (2012)


In the asymmetric effects of government spending literature, only a few studies have analyzed the relationships among the components of asymmetric effects of government spending. This study provides further insight into the role of asymmetric effects of government spending in economic growth performance. in this order, auto regressive distributed lag (ardl) method has been used for measuring the asymmetric effects of government spending performance of the economic growth. This study uses annual time series data (1979-2006) and unit root test and analyze them using auto regressive distributed lag (ardl) model by pesaran et al. (2001). Findings from the empirical analysis indicate that the relationships between the performance of asymmetric effects of government spending and economic growth are informative.


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