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Reflections on the Euro Area Fiscal Stance


  • Christophe Kamps

    (European Central Bank)

  • Jacopo Cimadomo

    (European Central Bank)

  • Sebastian Hauptmeier

    (European Central Bank)

  • Nadine Leiner-Killinger

    (European Central Bank)


Avoiding the mistakes of the past, when the good times were not used to build buffers, will be crucial to avoid countries again being forced to engage in a pro-cyclical fiscal tightening in the next downturn.

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  • Christophe Kamps & Jacopo Cimadomo & Sebastian Hauptmeier & Nadine Leiner-Killinger, 2017. "Reflections on the Euro Area Fiscal Stance," Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy, Springer;ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics;Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), vol. 52(3), pages 125-131, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:intere:v:52:y:2017:i:3:d:10.1007_s10272-017-0660-0
    DOI: 10.1007/s10272-017-0660-0

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    1. Ad van Riet, 2018. "The European Central Bank as the Only Game in Town: How Could Fiscal Policy Makers Play Along?," Credit and Capital Markets, Credit and Capital Markets, vol. 51(1), pages 93-111.
    2. Kamps, Christophe & Leiner-Killinger, Nadine, 2019. "Taking stock of the functioning of the EU fiscal rules and options for reform," Occasional Paper Series 231, European Central Bank.
    3. Petar Yurukov, 2019. "Fiscal And Monetary Determinants Of The Euro Area'S Growth And Cyclical Recurrence," Economics & Law, Faculty of Economics, SOUTH-WEST UNIVERSITY "NEOFIT RILSKI", BLAGOEVGRAD, vol. 1(2), pages 16-25.

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