An Exploration of the Private Sector Response to Changes in Government Saving Across OECD Countries »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Alun Thomas
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2001
Keywords: intergenerational fiscal balance, Ricardian effects, expenditures, expenditure, fiscal adjustments, fiscal position, Integenerational Fiscal Balance,
Several recent papers have examined the response of national saving to changes in fiscal policy. This paper uses knowledge about the intergenerational fiscal position of a country to determine whether this informat...