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Questions about fiscal policy: Implications from the financial crisis of 2008-2009


  • N. Gregory Mankiw


This article is a modified version of remarks given at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s policy forum “Policy Lessons from the Economic and Financial Crisis,” December 4, 2009. The presentation was made during a panel discussion that also included James Bullard and John Taylor.

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  • N. Gregory Mankiw, 2010. "Questions about fiscal policy: Implications from the financial crisis of 2008-2009," Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue May, pages 177-183.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlrv:y:2010:i:may:p:177-183:n:v.92no.3

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    1. Andrew Mountford & Harald Uhlig, 2009. "What are the effects of fiscal policy shocks?," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24(6), pages 960-992.
    2. Valerie A. Ramey, 2011. "Identifying Government Spending Shocks: It's all in the Timing," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 126(1), pages 1-50.
    3. Alberto Alesina & Silvia Ardagna, 2010. "Large Changes in Fiscal Policy: Taxes versus Spending," NBER Chapters,in: Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24, pages 35-68 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Aan Jaelani, 2017. "Fiscal Policy in Indonesia: Analysis of State Budget 2017 in Islamic Economic Perspective," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 7(5), pages 14-24.

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