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Fiscal decentralization and convergence in government spending in Malaysia

Yusof, Yusniliyana; Kalirajan, Kaliappa; Mohamad, Azhar


In this study, we highlight the influence of the federal system on the development expenditure of the states, which is crucial for socio-economic development. First, we examine whether there is a convergence in development expenditure across Malaysian states. Second, we investigate the importance of decentralization in affecting the pattern of development expenditure in the short-term and in the long-term. The convergence analysis utilizes annual growth data from 2000 through 2015 for the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Finance and Economics
DOI: 10.1002/ijfe.2293


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