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A Simple Method to Compute Fiscal Multipliers1

A Simple Method to Compute Fiscal Multipliers1 »

Source: A Simple Method to Compute Fiscal Multipliers

Volume/Issue: 2014/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Luc Eyraud , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498357999

Keywords: fiscal multipliers, fiscal shocks, fiscal shock, fiscal measures, General,

Fiscal multipliers are important tools for macroeconomic projections and policy design. In many countries, little is known about the size of multipliers, as data availability limits the scope for empirical research...

How Delaying Fiscal Consolidation Affects the Present Value of GDP

How Delaying Fiscal Consolidation Affects the Present Value of GDP »

Source: How Delaying Fiscal Consolidation Affects the Present Value of GDP

Volume/Issue: 2015/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Fletcher , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498393577

Keywords: hysteresis, fiscal multipliers, gdp, multipliers, debt, interest, interest rate,

We develop a simple model to examine the conditions under which delaying fiscal consolidation can affect the present value of GDP via the fiscal stance's effects on the output gap and hysteresis. We find that the a...

Fiscal Policy for the Crisis

Fiscal Policy for the Crisis »

Source: Fiscal Policy for the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2008/01

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo , Steven Symansky , Carlo Cottarelli , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2009

ISBN: 9781589067981

Keywords: Fiscal policy, fiscal stimulus, aggregate demand, interest rates, fiscal multipliers

The current crisis calls for two main sets of policy measures. First, measures to repair the financial system. Second, measures to increase demand and restore confidence. While some of these measures overlap, the f...

Fiscal Multipliers

Fiscal Multipliers »

Source: Fiscal Multipliers : Size, Determinants, and Use in Macroeconomic Projections

Volume: 14

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Nicoletta Batini , Luc Eyraud , Lorenzo Forni , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498382458

Keywords: Fiscal policy, fiscal multipliers, fiscal shocks, fiscal shock, fiscal measures, General,

Fiscal multipliers are important tools for macroeconomic projections and policy design. In many countries, little is known about the size of multipliers, as data availability limits the scope for empirical research...

Fiscal Multipliers and the State of the Economy1

Fiscal Multipliers and the State of the Economy1 »

Source: Fiscal Multipliers and the State of the Economy

Volume/Issue: 2012/286

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anja Baum , Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro , and Anke Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475565829

Keywords: business cycle, nonlinear analysis, fiscal multipliers, fiscal adjustment, government spending, fiscal consolidation, fiscal multipliers., Quantitative Policy Modeling,

Only a few empirical studies have analyzed the relationship between fiscal multipliers and the underlying state of the economy. This paper investigates this link on a country-by-country basis for the G7 economies (...

Mr. Ricardo's Great Adventure

Mr. Ricardo's Great Adventure »

Source: Mr. Ricardo's Great Adventure : Estimating Fiscal Multipliers in a Truly Intertemporal Model

Volume/Issue: 2006/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Silvia Sgherri , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864281

Keywords: Fiscal multipliers, Ricardian equivalence, equation, instrumental variables, tax cut,

We estimate tax multipliers in a "Blanchard-Yaari" consumption model where Ricardian equivalence is broken because the private sector discounts the future at a faster rate than the real rate of interest. The model...

Fiscal Multipliers in the ECCU

Fiscal Multipliers in the ECCU »

Source: Fiscal Multipliers in the ECCU

Volume/Issue: 2013/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Antonio Lemus , and Mico Mrkaic

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484359914

Keywords: Fiscal Multipliers, Panel VAR, OECS, ECCU, fiscal variables, tax revenues, tax revenue, fiscal policies, General, ECCU.,

The multipliers of taxes, and government consumption and investment expenditure for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) are estimated using vector autoregression models with panel data. The impact and long-...

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity

The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity »

Source: The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity : A Review of the Literature

Volume/Issue: 2002/208

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Selma Mahfouz , Richard Hemming , and Michael Kell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451874716

Keywords: economic activity, fiscal multipliers, government spending, expansionary fiscal contractions, expenditure, fiscal contraction, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

This paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on the effectiveness of fiscal policy. The focus is on the size of fiscal multipliers, and on the possibility that multipliers can turn negative (i.e., th...

Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies1

Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies1 »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity During Recessions in Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2002/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig , Selma Mahfouz , and Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451851038

Keywords: fiscal response, economic activity, fiscal multipliers, recession, fiscal expansions, fiscal contractions, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General,

Using data for advanced economies, this paper investigates whether factors identified in the theoretical and empirical literature explain the effectiveness of fiscal policy in responding to recessions. The results...

Medium-Term Fiscal Multipliers during Protracted Recessions*

Medium-Term Fiscal Multipliers during Protracted Recessions* »

Source: Medium-Term Fiscal Multipliers during Protracted Recessions

Volume/Issue: 2014/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Salvatore Dell'Erba , Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro , and Ksenia Koloskova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498336192

Keywords: fiscal consolidations, cumulative multipliers, labour market, protracted recessions, consolidations, consolidation, recessions, economy, business cycle, General,

The paper examines the consequences of fiscal consolidation in times of persistently low growth and high unemployment by estimating medium-term fiscal multipliers during protracted recessions (PR) in a sample of 17...