Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Julia Guerreiro , and Giovanni Callegari
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2011
Keywords: fiscal gap, generational accounting, Final Healthcare Legislation, discount rate, medicare, tax cuts, healthcare spending, Intertemporal Choice And Growth, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy
This paper updates existing measures of the U.S. fiscal gap to include federal laws up to and including the mid-December 2010 federal fiscal stimulus. It then applies the methodology of generational accounting to e...