Fiscal volatility, financial crises and growth
AbstractWe use a panel of developed and emerging countries for the period 1970 to 2008 to assess how fiscal policy volatility and financial crises affect growth. We find that economic growth is lower in the presence of more volatile fiscal policy. Moreover, with a financial crisis government spending is stickier than revenue.
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Volume (Year): 19 (2012)
Issue (Month): 18 (December)
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- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
- E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
- H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General
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- Mara, Eugenia-Ramona, 2012.
"Determinants of fiscal budget volatility in old versus new EU member states,"
42555, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Eugenia-Ramona Mara, 2012. "Determinants of fiscal budget volatility in old versus new EU member states," Working Papers 2012/31, Department of Economics at the School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon..
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