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Modeling The Economic Growth In Romania. The Influence Of Fiscal Regimes

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  • Altar, Moisa

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest;)

  • Necula, Ciprian

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest;)

  • Bobeica, Gabriel

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest;)

Abstract

Taking into consideration the importance of the sustainability of public finance, in the present study we calibrate and simulate a three-sector Greiner, Semmler and Gong (2004) model for the Romanian economy. The simulations were performed considering three fiscal regimes, defined according to the way the government expenditures were financed. By calibrating the model to the Romanian economy, we determine for each fiscal regime the optimal tax rate, that is the tax that maximizes the long-run growth rate, and we forecast the evolution of the real GDP.

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  • Altar, Moisa & Necula, Ciprian & Bobeica, Gabriel, 2008. "Modeling The Economic Growth In Romania. The Influence Of Fiscal Regimes," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 5(4), pages 146-160, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:rjr:romjef:v:5:y:2008:i:4:p:146-160
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    Keywords

    endogenous economic growth; fiscal regime; three-sector economy; path simulation; public capital; balanced growth path;

    JEL classification:

    • C15 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Statistical Simulation Methods: General
    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy

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