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Expansionary fiscal contractions?

Vincent Hogan

Expansionary fiscal contractions?

by Vincent Hogan

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Published by University College Dublin, Department of Economics in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementVincent Hogan.
SeriesWorking paper series -- WP01/03
ContributionsUniversity College Dublin. Centre for Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination19, [4]p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18644658M

Jul 08,  · Expansionary fiscal contractions and the UK experiment. What’s at stake Under Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne, the Tory-Liberal coalition in the United Kingdom has run an experiment in the theory of expansionary fiscal contraction – the result of which is likely to influence how governments in other advanced economies approach the issue of fiscal . An expansionary fiscal policy seeks to increase aggregate demand through a combination of increased government spending and tax cuts. The idea is that by putting more money into the hands of consumers, the government can stimulate economic activity during times of economic contraction (for example, during a recession or during the contractionary phase of the business cycle).

Jul 02,  · After examining the various episodes in which fiscal contractions appeared to be expansionary, economist Paul Krugman concluded that in every case it involved “key elements that make it useless. Mar 18,  · Provides the first systematic analysis of the rise and diffusion of the idea of expansionary fiscal contractions (besides Blyth's book). Uses comparative case studies to assess the actual influence of this policy idea during the Great Recession. Provides a better understanding of the social construction of the financial egypharmed2018.com by:

Using Fiscal Policy to Fight Recession, Unemployment, and Inflation. Learning Objectives. By the end of this section, you will be able to: shifts the aggregate demand outward in the case of expansionary fiscal policy and inward in the case of contractionary fiscal policy. Share This Book. in Europe argued that fiscal consolidation could. actually be expansionary. Cutting government. spending, in particular, would encourage private sector. investment and consumption by more than enough to offset. the direct reduction of government egypharmed2018.com: Martin Neil Baily.


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They assess the empirical and theoretical basis for expansionary fiscal contraction, drawing clear parallels with contemporary debates on austerity in Europe, USA and Japan in the wake of the recent global financial crisis.

This timely and thoughtful book will have broad appeal among economists, political scientists, historians and policy egypharmed2018.com: Duncan Needham. Expansionary Fiscal Contraction: The Thatcher Government's Budget in Perspective - Kindle edition by Duncan Needham, Anthony Hotson.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Expansionary Fiscal Contraction: The Thatcher Government's Budget in egypharmed2018.comcturer: Cambridge University Press.

They assess the empirical and theoretical basis for expansionary fiscal contraction, drawing clear parallels with contemporary debates on austerity in Europe, USA and Japan in the wake of the recent global financial crisis.

This timely and thoughtful book will have broad appeal among economists, political scientists, historians and policy egypharmed2018.com: Cambridge University Press. Expansionary Fiscal Contraction The Thatcher Government’s Budget in Perspective In its Budget, the Thatcher government discarded Keynesian counter-cyclical policies and cut Britain’s public sector deficit in the depths of the worst UK recession since the s.

Controversially, the. Buy Expansionary Fiscal Contraction: The Thatcher Government's Budget in Perspective by Anthony Hotson Edited by Duncan Needham (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Expansionary fiscal contractions? book The Expansionary Fiscal Contraction (EFC) hypothesis predicts that, under certain limited circumstances, a major reduction in government spending (such as austerity measures) that changes future expectations about taxes and government spending will expand private consumption, resulting in overall economic expansion.

The picture of an ‘expansionary fiscal contraction’ described by Fig. 7 is quite in contrast to the standard neoclassical impact of fiscal policy. In the standard model (e.g. Aiyagari et al.), where wealth effects of fiscal policy shocks on labor supply are central, the impact of a spending reduction will be to reduce GDP, and labor egypharmed2018.com by: Can Severe Fiscal Contractions Be Expansionary.

Tales of Two Small European Countries: Giavazzi and Pagano: w Non-Keynesian Effects of Fiscal Policy Changes: International Evidence and the Swedish Experience: Alesina and Ardagna: w Large Changes in Fiscal Policy: Taxes Versus Spending: Giavazzi, Jappelli, and Pagano.

Islam and Choudhury find that the probability of fiscal contraction being expansionary is between 19% and 25% but are ultimately against such an idea which has gained favour in recent times due to government actions and a need for economic doctrine to support this. Mar 04,  · Expansionary Fiscal Contraction The February exchequer returns combined with ongoing default risk perceptions mean the government has little choice but to bring forward its fiscal adjustment.

I have doubts, however, about one argument for front-loading the adjustment that seems to be gaining currency – that it will be expansionary. the term “Expansionary Fiscal Contraction” seems to have come to refer to the e ff ect on consumption rather than the net e ff ect on output.

In the following subsections we estimate sav in Author: Vincent Hogan. Expansionary Fiscal Policy. The original equilibrium (E 0) represents a recession, occurring at a quantity of output (Yr) below potential GDP. However, a shift of aggregate demand from AD 0 to AD 1, enacted through an expansionary fiscal policy, can move the economy to a new equilibrium output of E 1 at the level of potential GDP.

Expansionary policy is macroeconomic policy that seeks to boost aggregate demand through monetary and fiscal stimulus. Expansionary policy is intended to prevent or moderate economic downturns and. The intertemporal dimension of Fiscal Policy I When discussing Fiscal Policy we must start by recognizing that countries (and governments) are in for the long term I They don™t need to balance their books year-by-year: I they can spend in excess of tax revenue today (running up debt) I provided they will be able to pay back their debt in the future.

Expansionary monetary policy boosts economic growth by lowering interest rates. It's effective in adding more liquidity in a recession. It's effective in adding more liquidity in a recession. The benefit of monetary policy is that it works faster than fiscal policy.

In Praise of Expansionary Fiscal Contraction. This timely and thoughtful book will have broad appeal among economists, political scientists, historians and policy makers.

View. Can Severe Fiscal Contractions Be Expansionary. Tales of Two Small European Countries* 1. Budget cuts in Europe: contractionary or expansionary. In most European countries, the high real interest rates of the early s combined with the large stock of public debt inherited from the s to create a potentially explosive debt problem.

Using this new dataset, our estimates suggest fiscal consolidation has contractionary effects on private domestic demand and GDP. By contrast, estimates based on conventional measures of the fiscal policy stance used in the literature support the expansionary fiscal contractions hypothesis but appear to be biased toward overstating expansionary.

All posts tagged Expansionary fiscal contractions Bob Murphy on fiscal austerity – he is nearly right Bob Murphy has a very good discussion on Econlib about “What Economic Research Says About Fiscal Austerity and Higher Tax Rates”. "Can Severe Fiscal Contractions Be Expansionary.

Tales of Two Small European Countries," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics AnnualVolume 5, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

The Expansionary Fiscal Contraction (EFC) hypothesis predicts that a major fiscal consolidation leads to an economic expansion under certain circumstances.

We test this hypothesis, and the implied non-linear responses of the economy to large and small changes in fiscal policy, using data from the Danish fiscal reform.Overall, we suggest that expansionary fiscal contractions are unlikely, an argument supported by the rare examples of these events in practice.

For example, Alesina and Ardagna find successful expansionary contractions to be the exception rather than the rule (occurring in nine separate instances in 21 OECD countries between and ).Cited by: 2.Provides a brief introduction to fiscal policy, including the fiscal multiplier.

Uses Ireland's experience in the s to explore the possibility that fiscal contractions--tax rises and expenditure costs--can stimulate economic growth (contrary to conventional Keynesian wisdom) via confidence effects and the establishment of a credible framework for fiscal stability over the medium term.