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The liquidation of government debt

Carmen M. Reinhart and M. Belen Sbrancia.

in Economic Policy

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; International Finance; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 17204 words.

High public debt often produces the drama of default and restructuring. But debt is also reduced through financial repression (FR), a tax on bondholders and savers via negative or...

Macroeconomic Effects From Government Purchases and Taxes

Robert J. Barro and Charles J. Redlick.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 17845 words.

For U.S. annual data that include World War II, the estimated multiplier for temporary defense spending is 0.4–0.5 contemporaneously and 0.6–0.7 over 2 years. If the change in defense...

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What fiscal policy is most effective? A meta-regression analysis

Sebastian Gechert.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 11758 words.

I apply a meta-regression analysis to a unique data set of 104 studies on multiplier effects to derive stylized facts and quantify the differing effectiveness of the composition of fiscal...

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