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Policy Assessment of the European Central Bank and the Stability and Growth Pact’s Echo of the Conventional Wisdom on Budget Management

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  • William E. Ginn

    (East Carolina University)

This paper provides an in-depth normative analysis in two parts: 1) ECB monetary policy focusing on credibility, accountability, transparency, flexibility, and both goal and instrument independence; 2) Theoretical analysis of discrepancies of the Stability and Growth Pact rules vs. discretionary framework that is comprised of the conventional view on budget deficits and how budget deficit targeting creates a procyclical and endogenous policy.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series International Finance with number 0402004.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 22 Feb 2004
Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpif:0402004
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