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Political Performance and Institutional Trust

Arthur Miller and Ola Listhaug

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Previous chapters have demonstrated that low and declining citizen respect for government institutions and political leaders is characteristic of contemporary industrialized societies. Evidence since ... More


Stopping Moderate Inflations: The Methods of Poincaré and Thatcher

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/9780691158709.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the methods adopted by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her French counterpart Raymond Poincaré to reduce the rate of inflation. Advocates of the two main groups of ... More


Reaganomics and Credibility

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/9780691158709.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the monetary and fiscal authorities of a single country as a “team” and judges their patterns of behavior against standards absorbed from the sports pages. This view provides a ... 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


Rational Expectations and the Reconstruction of Macroeconomics

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/9780691158709.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the rational expectations reconstruction of macroeconomics. In particular, it examines how the hypothesis of rational expectations has been used to develop econometric models ... More


On the Fiscal Implications of Twin Crises

A. Craig Burnside, Martin Eichenbaum, and Sergio Rebelo (eds)

in Managing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226155401
eISBN:
9780226155425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155425.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the implications of different strategies for financing the fiscal costs of the twin crises of inflation and currency depreciation in Mexico and Korea in the 1990s using a model ... More


Friedman and the Income Effects of Financing Government Deficits

Robert D. Auerbach

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses Milton Friedman’s research on the effects of changes in the money supply and government deficit spending on price levels, stock prices and private income. Robert Auerbach’s ... More


Debt, Spending, 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/9780190941697.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter describes how spending forces at play in economies like the U.S. can impact on the government’s fiscal deficit, the outstanding level of the public debt, and the incentive to inflate.


Public Debt, National Income, and Growth: A Selective Review

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/9780199452651.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a literature survey of the economic theories underlying fiscal policy and public debt and its impact on national income and growth. The coverage is particularly focused on the ... More


Measuring the Quality of European Statistics

Bernhard Rauch, Max Göttsche, Gernot Brähler, and Stefan Engel

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter analyzes Greek statistics which are not relevant to government deficit spending and compare the findings with the results of prior research, which had shown a significant deviation from ... More


How to Combat Recession: Stimulus without Debt

Laurence Seidman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190462178
eISBN:
9780190462208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462178.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This work analyzes all aspects of a new policy to combat recession: “stimulus without debt.” Fear of deficits and debt kept Congress from enacting a large enough fiscal stimulus to overcome the Great ... More


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