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Does fiscal transparency matter for financial (in)stability? An empirical study on emerging and developing countries

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  • Emna Trabelsi

    (University of Sousse, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences of Sousse)

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The purpose of the study is to examine to effect of fiscal transparency on financial instability in emerging and developing countries. On the top of the usual country-specific variables proposed by literature, the role of fiscal transparency is for the first time examined and found to be negative and significant beyond a certain threshold, confirming an inverted U-shaped relationship between fiscal transparency and financial instability. Our result has implications on the design of fiscal policy and on the fight against financial instability.

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  • Emna Trabelsi, 2022. "Does fiscal transparency matter for financial (in)stability? An empirical study on emerging and developing countries," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 42(3), pages 1598-1608.
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    Keywords

    Fiscal transparency; Financial (in)stability; Inverted U-shape;
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    JEL classification:

    • H3 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development

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