Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Paolo Mauro , Rafael Romeu , Ariel Binder , and Asad Zaman
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 09 January 2013
Keywords: fiscal balance, fiscal policy response, fiscal prudence, Deficit,
We draw on a newly collected historical dataset of fiscal variables for a large panel of countries-to our knowledge, the most comprehensive database currently available-to gauge the degree of fiscal prudence or pro...