Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): George Kopits , Helge Berger , and Istvan Szekely
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2004
Keywords: EU economic and monetary union, game-theoretic approach, fiscal performance, fiscal stance, loose ? fiscal policy, fiscal behavior, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General, Game Theory and Bargaining Theory: General
In recent years, fiscal performance in Central Europe has steadily deteriorated, in contrast to the improvement in the Baltics. This paper explores the determinants of such differences among countries slated for EU...