Policy Brief 3: Fiscal Rigidities and their Effects in Ghana

Many arguments are often advanced to justify the establishment of rigidities in the public budget. However, a number of studies have found that fiscal rigidities pose serious fiscal and macroeconomic challenges in various countries. This paper seeks to assess the extent of rigidity in Ghana’s budget, examine the effects of fiscal rigidities in Ghana, and propose recommendations for Government in the face of the challenges posed by fiscal rigidities.

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