Budgetary consolidation under different exchange rate regimes
Using the IMF’s “action-based” dataset, we show that budgetary consolidation under both the euro and other exchange rate regimes negatively affects GDP growth, while it raises unemployment. However, these effects are more pronounced under the euro.
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