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Third country effects of fiscal devaluations

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  • Engler, Philipp
  • Pasch, Sandra
  • Tervala, Juha

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We analyze fiscal devaluation in a three-country model. The introduction of the third country, outside a monetary union, increases the expansionary effect of fiscal devaluation and the second country of the monetary union experiences a boom instead of a recession.

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  • Engler, Philipp & Pasch, Sandra & Tervala, Juha, 2018. "Third country effects of fiscal devaluations," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 163(C), pages 13-16.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:163:y:2018:i:c:p:13-16
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2017.11.011
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    Keywords

    Fiscal devaluation; Fiscal policy; Monetary union; Current account; 3-country model;
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    JEL classification:

    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy; Modern Monetary Theory
    • F32 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Current Account Adjustment; Short-term Capital Movements
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics

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