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Government Deficit Sustainability, And Monetary Versus Fiscal Dominance: The Case Of Spain, 1850-2000

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  • Oscar Bajo-Rubio

    (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)

  • Carmen Díaz-Roldán

    (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)

  • Vicente Esteve

    (Universidad de Valencia, Universidad de La Laguna and Universidad de Alcalá)

Abstract

In this paper, we provide a test of the sustainability of the Spanish government deficit over the period 1850-2000, emphasizing the role played by monetary and fiscaldominance in order to get fiscal solvency. Since the condition of fiscal solvency was satisfied, government deficit would have been sustainable along the sample period. In addition, the whole period can be characterized as one of fiscal dominance.

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  • Oscar Bajo-Rubio & Carmen Díaz-Roldán & Vicente Esteve, 2014. "Government Deficit Sustainability, And Monetary Versus Fiscal Dominance: The Case Of Spain, 1850-2000," Working Papers 1408, Department of Applied Economics II, Universidad de Valencia.
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    Keywords

    Fiscal policy; Sustainability; Fiscal Theory of the Price Level; Monetary dominance; Fiscal dominance.;

    JEL classification:

    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • H62 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - Deficit; Surplus

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