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Aggregate fiscal policy under the Labour government, 1997–2010

Simon Wren-Lewis.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 11278 words.

This paper explores the Labour government’s fiscal policy performance at the macroeconomic level. This analysis is in two halves. The first covers the period up until the Great Recession,...

Assets and liabilities and Scottish independence

Angus Armstrong and Monique Ebell.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 6841 words.

This paper considers how the economically important assets, liabilities, and institutions in the UK could be divided if Scotland becomes an independent country. We find that on the basis of...

Budget Institutions and Fiscal Performance in Africa

Sophia Gollwitzer.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 13530 words.

This paper develops an index measuring the adequacy of the institutions, rules and procedures governing the budget process in forty-six African countries, presenting the most comprehensive...

Explaining Procyclical Fiscal Policy in African Countries

John Thornton.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 3443 words.

Simple time series regressions for 37 low-income African countries during 1960–2004 suggest that government consumption is highly procyclical, with consumption responding more than...

Fiscal adjustment to cyclical developments in the OECD: an empirical analysis based on real-time data

Roel Beetsma and Massimo Giuliodori.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 9289 words.

Using real-time data, we explore the determinants of both fiscal plans and their implementation for OECD countries over the period 1995–2006. First, based on forecasts we estimate standard...

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Fiscal policy and monetary integration in Europe: an update

Bertrand Candelon, Joan Muysken and Robert Vermeulen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics. 10169 words.

By distinguishing between discretionary and non-discretionary fiscal policy, this paper analyses the stability of fiscal rules for EMU countries before and after the Maastricht Treaty....

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Fiscal Reforms and Public Investment in Africa

Christopher Adam and David Bevan.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Economic Development. 11096 words.

Extending a model by Buffie et al. (2012), we explore the macroeconomic implications of public investment and fiscal reforms in an environment where the tax system is distortionary. We...

The four fallacies of contemporary austerity policies: the lost Keynesian legacy

Robert Boyer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economywide Country Studies; Money and Interest Rates; International Finance; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 11726 words.

The contemporary wide-scale austerity measures are likely to fail in most countries. The first fallacy derives from the false diagnosis that the present crisis is the outcome of lax public...

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The great austerity war: what caused the US deficit crisis and who should pay to fix it?

James Crotty.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 13667 words.

Rapidly rising deficits at both the federal and state and local government levels, along with prospective long-term financing problems in the Social Security and Medicare programmes, have...

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Keynes and the confidence faeries

John Considine and David Duffy.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 9518 words.

Budgetary constraints were never the primary object of policy for John Maynard Keynes. They were constraints, not objectives. However, Keynes identified the psychological channels through...