Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-11 of 11 items

  • Keywords: fiscal discipline x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Exchange Rate, Fiscal, and Monetary Policy

Charles Byaruhanga, Mark Henstridge, and Louis Kasekende

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter identifies three phases in Uganda's transformation from a war‐torn economy into one that has sustained rapid growth and low inflation since 1992. There were two major reforms in the ... More


Overview of Ugandan Economic Reform since 1986

Alan Whitworth and Tim Williamson

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This synthesis chapter draws out the main findings from the individual chapters. After much agonizing over the direction of economic policy, three fundamental reforms between 1990 and 1992 ... More


Fiscal Rules: Theoretical Issues and Historical Experiences

Charles Wyplosz

in Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226018447
eISBN:
9780226018584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226018584.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines fiscal numerical rules and fiscal institutions, and is organized as follows. Section 12.2 explains the theoretical foundations for fiscal rules and their empirical relevance, ... More


Institutional and Political Dimensions of Economic Reform

Emmanuel Tumusiime‐Mutebile

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides the institutional and political context for the technical reforms discussed in subsequent chapters. It summarizes the abortive attempts at reform of the Obote II government and ... More


Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Carlo Cottarelli, Philip Gerson, and Abdelhak Senhadji (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Fiscal policy makers have faced an extraordinarily challenging environment over the last few years. At the outset of the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the first ... More


Institutional Reforms and Fiscal Adjustment

Xavier Debrun and Andrea Schaechter

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines recent institutional reforms specifically aimed at fostering fiscal discipline and counter-cyclicality in the aftermath of the 2007 financial crisis. It begins with an overview ... More


The Evolution of EMU: Challenges and Underlying Principles

Alicia Hinarejos

in The Euro Area Crisis in Constitutional Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198714958
eISBN:
9780191783128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714958.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The crisis showed that EMU was not dealing with certain challenges effectively. For EMU to be sustainable as a multilevel system of fiscal and economic governance, it needs to be able to address ... More


Redemption Through Austerity?

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Shortly after Mario Draghi took office as president of the European Central Bank (ECB), he called for what he named a “fiscal compact”, a further step towards improving fiscal discipline in the euro ... More


Rules and Restraint: Government Spending and the Design of Institutions

David M. Primo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226682594
eISBN:
9780226682617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226682617.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Government spending has increased dramatically in the United States since World War II despite the many rules intended to rein in the insatiable appetite for tax revenue most politicians seem to ... More


Conclusion: Waking from the European Dream

Turkuler Isiksel

in Europe's Functional Constitution: A Theory of Constitutionalism Beyond the State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198759072
eISBN:
9780191819698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759072.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The conclusion takes stock of the EU’s constitutional architectonic in view of the ongoing tribulations of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), and assesses the extent to which the EU can fulfill the ... More


The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be

Ashoka Mody

in EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199351381
eISBN:
9780190873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351381.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes two scenarios, the two possible ways in which the final act of the European project plays out. In the first scenario, European authorities remain confident that they have ... More


View: