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The Lack of an Empirical Rationale for a Revival of Discretionary Fiscal Policy

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  • John B. Taylor, 2009. "The Lack of an Empirical Rationale for a Revival of Discretionary Fiscal Policy," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(2), pages 550-555, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:99:y:2009:i:2:p:550-55 Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.99.2.550
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    1. John B. Taylor, 2000. "Reassessing Discretionary Fiscal Policy," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 14(3), pages 21-36, Summer.
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    2. Cogan, John F. & Cwik, Tobias & Taylor, John B. & Wieland, Volker, 2010. "New Keynesian versus old Keynesian government spending multipliers," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 281-295, March.
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    4. Dmitri Blueschke & Viktoria Blueschke-Nikolaeva & Reinhard Neck & Klaus Weyerstrass, 2012. "Macroeconomic Policies for Slovenia after the “Great Recession”," Eurasian Economic Review, Springer;Eurasia Business and Economics Society, vol. 2(2), pages 54-93, December.
    5. Jan Veld & Martin Larch & Marieke Vandeweyer, 2013. "Automatic Fiscal Stabilisers: What They Are and What They Do," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 24(1), pages 147-163, February.
    6. John Humphreys, 2012. "The Treasury's Non-modelling of the Stimulus," Agenda - A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics, vol. 19(2), pages 39-52.
    7. Alan J. Auerbach & William G. Gale, 2009. "Activist fiscal policy to stabilize economic activity," Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pages 327-374.
    8. Anthony J. Makin, 2015. "Expansionary Versus Contractionary Government Spending," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(1), pages 56-65, January.
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    15. Andres Frick & Michael Graff & Jochen Kurt Hartwig & Boriss Siliverstovs, 2010. "Discretionary Fiscal Policy," KOF Working papers 10-253, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich.
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    19. William R. Cline, 2010. "Financial Globalization, Economic Growth, and the Crisis of 2007-09," Peterson Institute Press: All Books, Peterson Institute for International Economics, number 499.
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    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy

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