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Budgets and Biopolitics: On Substantive Provisioningand Formal Rationalization

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on budgetary reform. In debates about neoliberalism and neoliberal reform, the government budget is often viewed as a key locus in which it is possible to observe the absolute ... More


Interpreting the Reagan Deficits

Thomas J. Sargent

in Rational Expectations and Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158709
eISBN:
9781400847648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158709.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the large net-of-interest deficits in the U.S. federal budget that have marked the administration of Ronald Reagan. It explains the fiscal and monetary actions observed during ... More


Increased Income Inequality in OECD Countries and the Redistributive Impact of the Government Budget

Anthony B. Atkinson

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The recent rise in inequality in the distribution of disposable income in many, although not all, countries has led to a search for explanations, particularly since for much of the postwar period ... More


The Gathering Storm: Israel's Structural Crisis in the 1970s

Michael Bruno

in Crisis, Stabilization, and Economic Reform: Therapy by Consensus

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198286639
eISBN:
9780191603839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286635.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines Israel’s structural crisis during the early 1970s. It covers the growth and development of business sector GDP, an international comparison of growth and inflation, the ... More


Budget Institutions and Structures

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The formal institutions and structures of Japan's budgetary system are complex; the processes of making budgets through them labyrinthine and opaque. The proliferation of the number and different ... More


Macroeconomic Features of the French Revolution

François R. Velde

in Rational Expectations and Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158709
eISBN:
9781400847648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158709.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the French Revolution from the vantage point of macroeconomic theories about government budget constraints. From 1688 to 1788, Britain won and France lost three of four wars. ... More


Adjustment Problems

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies structural adjustment, the reform paradigm that took up the basic proposals established in “Window of Opportunity”—a vision of transition to a market economy through “shock” ... More


Social Security, the Government Budget, and National Savings

Peter Diamond

in Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298839
eISBN:
9780191711480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298839.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter focuses on the implication of overlapping generation models on government policies. The government can choose a higher tax rate than the ‘pay as you go’ rate, to increase the baby boomer ... More


Brazil’s Macroeconomic Policies and Capital Flows in the 1990s

Eliana Cardoso

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

During the period between the late 1980s and the early 1990s, Latin America’s economic concerns experienced a turning point since various leaders, policy makers, and multilateral institutions agreed ... More


The Tryst Compromised: India’s Fiscal Policy and Its Impact on Children

Praveen Jha and Subrat Das

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter maps the fiscal policy space available to the government in India for making public investments for children. It discusses the need for stepping up prioritization in India’s union budget ... More


In Search of a Growth Policy Package

Brian Pinto

in How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter captures the essence of what I learned about growth policy on the job at the World Bank. Drawing from the country stories in the book, I present a canonical growth policy package. This ... More


Policy Options for Financing Future Health and Long-Term Care Costs in Japan

Tadashi Fukui and Yasushi Iwamoto

in Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386812
eISBN:
9780226387062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387062.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The 2003 annual report on the Japanese economy and public finance stated that “the sustainability of the present fiscal and social security systems is uncertain and hence, an early commitment toward ... More


How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Brian Pinto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book distils growth policy lessons from live country stories by a former World Bank economist. The period covered is 1990–2008, encompassing the transition to a market economy in Central and ... More


Self-Insurance and Self-Financed Growth

Brian Pinto

in How Does My Country Grow?: Economic Advice Through Story-Telling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714675
eISBN:
9780191782978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714675.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There was a remarkable, positive transformation in government behavior in emerging markets after the crises of 1997–2001. These countries gravitated towards what I call comprehensive self-insurance ... More


Modeling Government Debt and Inflation

Harold L. Cole

in Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter uses models based around the government’s budget constraint to examine the interaction of deficit spending, debt and inflation. It examines and extends the Barro-Gordon model of ... More


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