Government spending multiplier in developing countries

  • Muller Isaac

Student thesis: Master typesMaster de spécialisation en économie internationale et du développement


This economic paper tries to demonstrate the government spending multiplier in Low Income Countries. At the beginning, we have identified the relevant factors make the multiplier weak in the developing countries such as composition of public spending and productivity factor, the quality of public spending, weaknesses of the local economic structure are the main elements causing some damages to the multiplier in emerging countries.
Subsequently, we used an input output model to analyze how any additional revenue (foreign aid) in the economy can benefit for the economy (input output matrix) Haiti 2012). We found there is a positive effect in the economy in the overall branches for every additional local currency ( 1 gourde) involved in the economy that change will ultimately increase in average the production of local economy by 1.20 gourde in outputs respectively for all branches in the economy (agriculture, extractive industry, trade, construction, manufacture of food products and beverages, and so one…)
la date de réponse31 juil. 2020
langue originaleAnglais
L'institution diplômante
  • Universite de Namur
SuperviseurMarie VAN OVERBEKE (Promoteur) & Marie Seleck (Copromoteur)

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