Government Expenditure Management and Control within the Framework of Ethiopian Economy

  • OC Ukah


This paper examined the pattern, growth, impact, management and control of
government expenditure within the framework of the Ethiopian Economy.
This was done with the view that policy options towards effective and
efficient management of the government lean resources will be proffered as.
This will help in ensuring good governance, grass root development,
reduction of absolute poverty, employment generation, equitable distribution
of the available scare resources towards providing for the basic human need
and improving the standard of living for the teaming population of Ethiopia.
The paper found that government expenditure are higher than the revenue
and as a result, the study recommends adoption of the 'Golden Rule' in
government expenditure management and control. Government expenditure
should be directed towards meeting the needs of people and the community.
Issues of quality, transparency, accountability and capacity building should
be entrenched in public expenditures. These measures will ensure fiscal
discipline in management of scarce resources and promotion of sustainable

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eISSN: 2070-0083
print ISSN: 1994-9057