Fiscal policy and economic growth in the West African Economic Monetary Union Countries
Chabossou Augustin Foster Comlan

Since the early 1990s, the West African Economic Monetary Union (WAEMU) countries have introduced tax reforms to reduce distortions in the common market and therefore to be strengthening revenue mobilization to support growth. The purpose of this article is to show that such a tax policy, designed as the use made of tax for economic or social purposes, promotes economic growth in the area. I establish this by building on the econometrics of panel data, including the period from 1980 to 2014.

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