Research Papers/Topics in Local Government And Development Studies

The Contribution of Local Government Expenditure on the Performance of Nigerian Economy

The study investigates the contribution of local government expenditure on the performance of Nigeria economy from 1993 to 2010 using empirical evidence from expenditure profile of the Nigeria local government. The study examines the basic features of local government spending: investment (capital) expenditure and consumption (recurrent) expenditure as they relate to the GDP over time (1993 – 2004). The findings of this study among others include: that local government expenditure co...