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Fiscal Policy Response in Advanced and Emerging Market Economies

Elif Arbatli, Thomas Baunsgaard, Alejandro Guerson, and Kyung-Seol Min

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/9780262027182.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines how countries employed activist fiscal policies in response to the sharp decline in global growth following the financial crisis of 2007. In particular, it provides an in-depth ... More


What about Other Kinds of Fiscal Stimulus?

Laurence Seidman

in How to Combat Recession: Stimulus without Debt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190462178
eISBN:
9780190462208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462178.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers other fiscal stimulus programs that might be included with tax rebates in a fiscal stimulus package. The chapter begins with several fiscal stimulus programs that are ... More


The 1930s: Understanding the Lessons

Nicholas Crafts and Peter Fearon

in The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663187
eISBN:
9780191749216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663187.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter emphasises the importance of history to modern macroeconomics and to policy makers. It uses the results of recent research literature and the points made by contributors to this volume ... More


Introduction

Laurence Seidman

in How to Combat Recession: Stimulus without Debt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190462178
eISBN:
9780190462208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462178.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Are we ready to combat the next severe recession? We can be, but we’re not. Experience shows that a huge boost in demand for goods and services can be achieved by a large fiscal stimulus—in ... More


Response to the Crisis and Fiscal Implications

Y.V. Reddy, Narayan Valluri, and Partha Ray

in Financial and Fiscal Policies: Crises and New Realities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452651
eISBN:
9780199084524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452651.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The depth and spread of the global financial crisis was of such magnitude that most nations plunged into action with conventional and unconventional globally coordinated measures. Remedial stimulus ... More


India: Crisis and the Impact on Fiscal Space

Y.V. Reddy, Narayan Valluri, and Partha Ray

in Financial and Fiscal Policies: Crises and New Realities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452651
eISBN:
9780199084524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452651.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents an overview of the state of the Indian macroeconomy (with an emphasis on the fisc) and its relationship with the global crisis so that the monetary and fiscal stimulus can be ... More


Responding to the Crisis 1

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Entering into a more detailed analysis of policy responses, Stiglitz lays out four of the key aspects: monetary and fiscal policy, reducing the mortgage foreclosures, and financial sector ... More


Discretion Rather Than Rules

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

in EU Fiscal Policy Coordination in Hard Times: Free Riders on the Storm

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Solutions to free riding, whether stability or growth free riding, are thought to be found in the provision of incentives. Yet the empirical findings of this chapter suggest that domestic fiscal ... More


Coordination of Fiscal and Monetary Policies

Mika Kortelainen, Douglas Laxton, and Jack Selody

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/9780262027182.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Using the International Monetary Fund's Global Integrated Monetary and Fiscal Model (GIMF), this chapter assesses the effectiveness of expansionary fiscal policy when monetary policy accommodates the ... More


Impact of the Crisis and Policy Response at the Sub-National Level

Borja Gracia, Jimmy McHugh, and Tigran Poghosyan

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/9780262027182.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the impact of the 2007 financial crisis on subnational governments (SNGs) using disaggregated state level data for eight large highly decentralized countries: Australia, Brazil, ... More


Are We Ready for the Next Severe Recession?

Laurence Seidman

in How to Combat Recession: Stimulus without Debt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190462178
eISBN:
9780190462208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462178.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In early 2009, a majority in both houses of Congress and the president favored fiscal stimulus, but they were also worried about rising federal deficits and debt caused by the recession itself, and ... More


Conclusion

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book concludes by providing an update on the reform of China's rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) in the late 2000s, with particular emphasis on the costs of soft-budget constraints and bailouts ... More


Background

Y.V. Reddy, Narayan Valluri, and Partha Ray

in Financial and Fiscal Policies: Crises and New Realities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452651
eISBN:
9780199084524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452651.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The global financial crisis originated in select advanced economies with financial sectors being severely affected. The linkages between financial and fiscal situations in such significantly affected ... More


China's response to crisis: what role for social policy?

Sarah Cook and Wing Lam

in Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the way in which social policy has been used during the crisis response and recovery in China. It starts by asking whether China's leadership has been able to use social ... More


Theorizing Fiscal Policy Coordination

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

in EU Fiscal Policy Coordination in Hard Times: Free Riders on the Storm

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Fiscal policy coordination is marred by a classic collective action problem; it pays to be egoistical. Member states have an incentive to under- or over-stimulate their economies (what this chapter ... More


What was New about the New Deal?

Price Fishback and John Wallis

in The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663187
eISBN:
9780191749216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663187.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The New Deal was not an attempt to implement a coherent economic plan and nor was it an early Keynesian attempt to stimulate recovery by introducing a vigorous fiscal stimulus. Indeed, the ... More


Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis

Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226018447
eISBN:
9780226018584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226018584.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The recent recession has brought fiscal policy back to the forefront, with economists and policy makers struggling to reach a consensus on highly political issues such as tax rates and government ... More


Introduction

Anders Åslund and Simeon Djankov

in Europe's Growth Challenge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499204
eISBN:
9780190499235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499204.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

International surveys recognize that Europeans enjoy the highest quality of life in the world. The United Nations Human Development Index 2015 ranks 26 of the 28 EU countries among the top 50 ... More


Fetters of Gold and Paper

Barry Eichengreen and Peter Temin

in The Great Depression of the 1930s: Lessons for Today

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663187
eISBN:
9780191749216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663187.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes why the gold standard and the euro are extreme forms of fixed exchange rates, and how these policies had their most potent effects in the worst peaceful economic periods in ... More


Distractions from Serious Debate

Andrew Smithers

in Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836117
eISBN:
9780191873461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836117.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Low corporate investment is not caused by a lack of profitable opportunities but by the bonus culture. It can therefore be cured if its perverse incentives are reversed. Official estimates for trend ... More


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