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Title: Public expenditure and economic growth in Gisagara district, Rwanda
Authors: Mwiseneza, Jacqueline
Keywords: Economic growth
Public expenditure
Gisagara district
Rwanda
Issue Date: Oct-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics & Management
Abstract: The purpose of this study Public expenditure and economic growth in Gisagara District, Rwanda was to generate new information from the existing one, to test the null hypothesis, and to establish the relationship between public expenditure and economic growth and to confirm or deny the theory of economy by Keynes (1936). The study was in Gisagara District, Rwanda. Four specific objectives were stated and these were to; Identify the profile of the respondents in terms of gender, age, occupation and level of education, To determine the extent of public expenditure in Gisagara District, determine the level of economic growth in Gisagara district, and to establish the relationship between public expenditure and economic growth in Gisagara district. In the literature, different opinions and ideas of scholars and authors were internalized to understanding the study concepts. Descriptive correlation design was used in this study and Sloven’s formula was used to determine a sample size of 109 respondents from 150 research populations. Sampling was done by the use of purposive and simple random sampling. Self-administered questionnaires were used as research instrument and validity and reliability of research instruments were done using Content Validity Index and pre testing. ,Ethical and logistic considerations of research were also seriously considered in this research. The study findings were in agreement with the existing ones. It showed that the level of public expenditure in Gisagara district is qualified as high. The computed overall mean index was 2.53, which falls under high on the Likert scale. The findings also showed high level of economic growth in the area of the study. The computed overall mean index was 2.53, which fell under high on Likert scale.There is a significant correlation between the level of public expenditure (independent variable) and the level of economic growth (dependent variable) where the r value is 0.907 and significance is 0.000.The researcher recommend to Gisagara district to involve female and old persons in the politic of development of their area. Also Gisagara district in collaboration with government of Rwanda must make effort in augmentation of pensions and social security of workers and give it at time. Finally, the government of Rwanda in collaboration of the Ministry of Finance and Economic planning should expend money in the legislative, executive and judicial functions because of their actually importance.
Description: A thesis presented to the college of higher degrees and research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Business Administration
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/6442
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