Agricultural Development Economics
 

Publication

Title
What determines public expenditure allocations? A review of theories and implications for agricultural public investment
Subtitle
ESA Working Paper 12-06
Author
Tewodaj Mogues
Publication date
22/10/2012
Abstract
This paper addresses the determinants of public expenditure policies, by reviewing theories and empirical investigations of what features explain the budget process and how the various attributes of actors—including politicians, bureaucrats, interest groups, and donors—and of institutions and political and economic governance environments affect the prioritization of public investments. It draws conclusions with regard to the determinants of agricultural public investments.
JEL Codes
D72, D78, H4, H83, P16, Z18