Budget deficit and interest rates: empirical evidence for Spain
Evidence, whether international or national, of the significance of the links between budget deficits and interest rates, is in general terms inconclusive. The aim of the present work is to contribute new findings for the Spanish economy using annual data for the period 1964-2000. It is found that budget deficits did not appear to raise long-run nominal interest rates during our sample period.
Volume (Year): 11 (2004)
Issue (Month): 11 ()
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