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Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Policy: Evidence From the States

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  • Poterba, James M.

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Analysis of state-level balanced budget requirements, and discussion of whether lessons learned in that context might be applied in the federal context. Points to links between state balanced budget mechanisms and fiscal institutions and policy.

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  • Poterba, James M., 1995. "Balanced Budget Rules and Fiscal Policy: Evidence From the States," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 48(3), pages 329-336, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:48:y:1995:i:3:p:329-36
    DOI: 10.1086/NTJ41789150
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