On the increase of Government Spending in the Mid-1980s (Rubens Penha Cysne)

Date of the event: 08/25/2017 - 16:00

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Professor Rubens Penha Cysne from FGV/EPGE demonstrates that the government consumption as a percentage of the GDP presented a great ascension in the mid 80´s, even if the methodological changes due to the modifications in the SNA (System of National Accounts) in 1993 are considered. The government consumption ratio on the Brazilian GDP is compared to the same variable in some peer economies, not taking into consideration, in the considered years, such a path.