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Government Spending and Public Support for Trade in the OECD

Jude C. Hays

in Globalization and the New Politics of Embedded Liberalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369335
eISBN:
9780199871056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369335.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter is organized as follows. The first section briefly reviews and critiques the literature on trade and government spending. The second section examines the empirical determinants of ... More


Economic Shocks and Varieties of Government Responses

Torben Iversen

in Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199206483
eISBN:
9780191709715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206483.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter explores whether governments in different varieties of capitalism respond differently to common economic shocks. It is often assumed that such shocks have a homogenizing effect on ... More


Economic Reforms: The Dependent Variable

Gustavo Flores-Macías

in After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 2 conducts a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the left’s economic policies in Latin America. By way of defining the dependent variable of the study, this chapter first breaks down ... More


Research Perspectives

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The previous chapters documented and formally analyzed a variety of channels, both old and new, through which public capital may affect growth. Various extensions, mostly technical in nature, were ... More


Representation, Spending, and the Personal Vote

Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing

in The Impression of Influence: Legislator Communication, Representation, and Democratic Accountability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162614
eISBN:
9781400852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162614.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how political representation occurs on government spending decisions—one of the most consequential powers of government. Political representation in ... More


Redistribution in the United States and Europe: The Data

Alberto Alesina and Edward Glaeser

in Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199267668
eISBN:
9780191602153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267669.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines redistribution from the rich to the poor in the United States and Europe. It analyses macroeconomic variables on the spending side of the government budget, and specific ... More


Government Transactions, Money, and Interest Rates

J. C. R. Dow and I. D. Saville

in A Critique of Monetary Policy: Theory and British Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283195
eISBN:
9780191596186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283199.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this chapter, the area of interest is the public sector. It begins by assessing the major theoretical implications of government action such as government spending and public‐sector debt. It ... More


Taxation and Privately Produced Public Goods

Raymond G. Batina and Toshihiro Ihori

in Consumption Tax Policy and the Taxation of Capital Income

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297901
eISBN:
9780191685361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297901.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the relationship between taxation and several privately produced public goods. Charity and private contributions play an important role in the economy especially for a large ... More


Government Spending and Private Activity

Valerie A. Ramey

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/9780226018584.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the effect of government spending on private spending, unemployment, and employment, and shows that an increase in government spending never leads to a significant rise in ... More


Taxation and Economic Growth

Raymond G. Batina and Toshihiro Ihori

in Consumption Tax Policy and the Taxation of Capital Income

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297901
eISBN:
9780191685361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297901.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses literature concerning optimal taxation, based on versions of the Ramsey growth model. Several economists showed that it is sub-optimal to tax capital income in the long run. ... More


Union Leadership and Policy Choices: Trends in Neutral and Racial Government Policies

Christina M. Greer

in Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 describes the extent to which racial and/or ethnic identity affect policy stances, and compares the responses from SSEU members with national data. The chapter provides evidence that the ... More


War and the Economy

Stephen Conway

in War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of armed conflict on the economy of mid-18th-century Britain and Ireland. Both the macro and the micro are considered, generally by calling on micro examples to ... More


Towns, Trade and Society After the Great Rebellion

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0027
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the changes in politics, social life, and trade in north India after the Rebellion of 1857. It explains that after the rebellion the Crown government began to take a more active ... More


The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence for Latin America

Michael Connolly and John Devereux

in Fundamental Determinants of Exchange Rates

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293064
eISBN:
9780191596940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293062.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

Our empirical results suggest that movements in the equilibrium real exchange rate NATREX for Latin American economies over the period 1960–85 can be explained in terms of growth, openness, and ... More


Fiscal Policy for Macroeconomic Stability

Raphael Espinoza, Ghada Fayad, and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

in The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683796
eISBN:
9780191763373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683796.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Given the peg to the U.S. dollar, fiscal policy is the main tool for macroeconomic stabilization in the GCC. However, fiscal multipliers could be weak in the region given the substantial leakages ... More


Afghanistan: The Economic and Social Impact of Conflict

Peter Marsden and Emma Samman

in War and Underdevelopment

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241880
eISBN:
9780191696978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241880.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In most respects, Afghanistan closely conforms to the model of a war-torn society. It exhibits all the expected features of macroeconomic decline, following the near-collapse of its political system. ... More


Types Of Political Economy, Spending, Taxing, And Economic Performance

HAROLD L. WILENSKY

in Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter evaluates the influence of political economy, government spending, and taxation on economic performance. It examines whether the expanding welfare state and the continuing push for ... More


Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion

Alan J. Auerbach and Yuriy Gorodnichenko

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/9780226018584.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the size of fiscal multipliers amidst an economic recession, first estimating multipliers for a large number of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ... More


Size of Fiscal Multipliers

Aiko Mineshima, Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro, and Anke Weber

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/9780262027182.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter focuses on the debate over the size of fiscal multipliers, which measure the impact of fiscal policy on output. The Great Recession has refocused attention on the effectiveness of fiscal ... More


The Choices for Scandinavian Social Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Torben Iversen

in Social Democracy in Neoliberal Times: The Left and Economic Policy since 1980

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241378
eISBN:
9780191696923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241378.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter has three-dimensional objectives. First, it aims to explain the introduction, maturity, and subsequent decrease of Danish and Swedish social democratic economic paradigms, concentrating ... More


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