Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Taimur Baig , and Abdul Abiad
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2005
Keywords: fiscal effort, institutional variables, democratic accountability, fiscal adjustment, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other,
Using a panel dataset of 34 emerging market countries for the period 1990-2002, we examine the roles of various economic, political, and institutional variables in determining fiscal effort, as proxied by the prima...