An Efficient test of Fiscal Sustainability
We suggest a multivariate efficient test of the 'strong' fiÂ…scal sustainability hypothesis, based on Horvath and Watson's (1995) cointegration test when cointegration vectors are pre-specified. Using data for a set of developed and developing economies, we show that, unlike our procedure, conventional methodologies tend to penalize the sustainability hypothesis.
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