Current Thinking on Fiscal Policy by M. SawyerCurrent Thinking on Fiscal Policy by M. Sawyer

Current Thinking on Fiscal Policy

byM. SawyerEditorJerome Creel

Hardcover | November 20, 2008

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This book develops current thinking on fiscal policy, emphasizing the role which fiscal policy can play in macroeconomic policy and challenging the view that macroeconomic policy should rely on monetary policy alone. This book offers theoretical insights in defence of fiscal policy as a valid macroeconomic instrument.
PHILIP ARESTIS University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Adjunct Professor of Economics, University of Utah, US; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, University of Leeds, UK; Visiting Professor, Schoo...
Title:Current Thinking on Fiscal PolicyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:182 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:November 20, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202497

ISBN - 13:9780230202498


Table of Contents

Introduction; J.Creel & M.Sawyer Fiscal Policy Within the 'New consensus in Macroeconomics' Framework; P.Arestis Fiscal Policy in Today's Endogenous Money World; G.Fontana Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis: The Crucial Role of Fiscal Policy; P.Arestis & E.De Antoni The Continuing Relevance of Fiscal Policy; M.Sawyer The Intertemporal Budget Constraint and the Sustainability of Budget Deficits; P.Arestis & M.Sawyer Automatic Stabilisation, Discretionary Policy and the Stability Pact; J.Creel & F.Saraceno Monetary and Fiscal Policies in a Keynesian Stock-flow Consistent Model; E.Le Heron