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Budget deficits and macroeconomic policy

by J. O. N. Perkins

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Budget deficits.,
  • Macroeconomics.,
  • Economic policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-163) and index.

    StatementJ.O.N. Perkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ2005 .P47 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 170 p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL661651M
    ISBN 100333656601, 0312175531
    LC Control Number97007102

    The Congressional Budget Office regularly publishes reports presenting projections that indicate what federal deficits, debt, revenues, and spending—and the economic path underlying them— would be for the current year and for the next 10 years if existing laws governing taxes and spending generally remained unchanged. Introduction. Definitions and Basics. Government Debt and Deficits, from the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. Government debt is the stock of outstanding IOUs issued by the government at any time in the past and not yet repaid. Governments issue debt whenever they borrow from the public; the magnitude of the outstanding debt equals the cumulative amount .

    The terms “debt” and “deficit” are often used almost interchangeably in fiscal policy debates. To be clear, the federal budget deficit is simply the gap between flows of government revenues and outlays in a given year. The federal debt is the outstanding stock of government securities that were issued to finance past budget deficits. In. The relationship between budget deficits and macroeconomic variables (such as growth, interest rates, trade deficit, exchange rate, among others) represents one of the most widely debated topics among economists and policy makers in .

    NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Monetary Economics. This paper discusses the effects of budget deficits on the economy in four steps. First, it reviews standard theory about how budget deficits influence saving, investment, the trade balance, interest rates, exchange rates, and long-term growth. The economic policy of the Donald Trump administration is characterized by individual and corporate tax cuts, attempts to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare"), trade protectionism, immigration restriction, deregulation focused on the energy and financial sectors, and responses to the COVID pandemic.. A key part of President Trump's economic .


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Budget deficits and macroeconomic policy by J. O. N. Perkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Discussions of macroeconomic policy often focus on changes in the budget deficit. A low budget deficit is one of the criteria for admission to the EMU. But some combinations of fiscal measures having a given effect on the budget deficit can have damaging effects on the principal macroeconomic objectives such as inflation and full employment, whereas other combinations.

Budget deficits and macroeconomic policy. [J O N Perkins] -- This book argues that making the budget deficit a target of policy can make it harder for governments to work towards all the main macroeconomic objectives - low inflation, high employment and the.

The amount of attention given to reducing, or at least holding down, the government’s budget deficit (on some definition or other) in recent years has been at the expense of a rational approach to macroeconomic policy. This chapter outlines the reasons why that approach may have damaging macroeconomic : J.

Perkins. In the prevailing era of too-low inflation, the macro policy implication should be obvious: We the people presently have far more fiscal space than the deficit scold, pay-for crowd preaches.

Kelton is a gifted writer and teacher and I confidently predict that The Deficit Myth, brilliantly written and argued, will become the defining book on /5(). (ebook) Budget Deficits and Macroeconomic Policy () from Dymocks online store.

Discussions of macroeconomic policy often focus on changes. We are open, in-store and online. Some orders may experience a slight delay due to COVID restrictions. Reducing the Federal Deficit: Approaches in Some Other Countries By Carroll, Daniel; Lindner, John Economic Commentary (Cleveland), No.

Octo Read preview Overview Budget Deficits and Real Interest Rates: Updated Empirical Evidence on Causality By Cebula, Richard Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3, September   Abandoning the economic "neutrality" which informs present deficit debates by no means results in the prioritization of the values Kelton prefers.

The point is, MMT can induce a policy arms race. Budget deficit and its effects on macroeconomic variables is one of the most discussed issues amongst economists and policy makers in both developed and developing countries (Saleh, ; Aisen & Hauner, ; Georgantopoulos & Tsamis, ).

Intuitively, it is a commonplace to construe that huge budget deficits have adverse macroeconomic. Fiscal Deficit Impact on the Economy. Economists and policy analysts disagree about the impact of fiscal deficits on the economy.

Some, such as Nobel laureate Paul Krugman, suggest that the. Economic effects of a budget deficit. UK budget deficit significantly increased indue to the recession and expansionary fiscal policy. Increase in public sector debt. UK national debt increased since high deficits of The.

At the time in which this book was first published inthere was a major concern with the macro-economic implications of fiscal imbalance. As the European economies moved closer to monetary union, and Germany grappled with the fiscal pressures of unification, deficits in the United States exceeded $ billion.

Summary: This text discusses combinations of fiscal measures that have a given effect on the budget deficit while also having damaging effects on principal macroeconomic objectives such as inflation and full employment.

This is illustrated by using results from simulations for various OECD countries. Budget deficits and optimal policies, inflation and its relationship to budget deficits are examined in parts three and four.

The book concludes by looking at stabilization in open economies, and includes treatments of the consequences of balance-of-payments crises, exchange rate management under uncertainty, and foreign exchange operations.

Budget deficit and its effects on any given economy could be attributable to different methodologies countries employed and the nature of data used by different researchers as most of the studies regress the macroeconomic variable(s) on the fiscal deficit or the deficit on the macroeconomic variable(s)(Anyanwu, ).

Sources for Table: Deficit: Office of Management and Budget. “Historical Tables,” Download Table - Summary of Receipts, Outlays, and Surpluses or Deficits: Debt: U.S. Department of the Treasury.

“Historical Debt Outstanding - Annual - ”. By contrast, the latest baseline scenario from the Congressional Budget Office (Updated Budget and Economic Outlook: –, January ), projects that the US primary balance will continue in deficit for the next 10 years.

The primary deficit is projected to shrink to % of GDP in and then hover near 1% through   Sustained Budget Deficits: Longer-Run U.S. Economic Performance and the Risk of Financial and Fiscal Disarray Allen Sinai, Peter R.

Orszag, and Robert E. Rubin Monday, January 5, Facebook. Macroeconomic stabilisation: The review will consider the case for a more active role for fiscal policy in stabilising the economy, especially if there is reduced space for monetary policy. Macroeconomic policy instruments are macroeconomic quantities that can be directly controlled by an economic policy maker.

Instruments can be divided into two subsets: a) monetary policy instruments and b) fiscal policy instruments. Monetary policy is conducted by the central bank of a country (such as the Federal Reserve in the U.S.) or of a supranational.

A survey of economic studies on the connection between government borrowing and interest rates in the U.S. economy suggests that an increase of 1% in the budget deficit will lead to a rise in interest rates of between and %, other factors held equal. budget deficit.

In Pakistan major economic problem, it is detained accountable for high inflation, and low growth rate. History of budget deficit in Pakistan describes here, it was 6 percent of GDP during the decade of s, percent of GDP in s.

Pakistan is faced a chronic budget deficit in the half of s this chronic. The budget deficits and the growth of the government debt are the major factors that determine the health of macroeconomics. There is a solid consensus among economists mainly on the effect of budget deficits on macroeconomics in terms of crowding out private investment, increasing interest rates, expanding money supply and escalating consumer price and in certain extent affect exchange rate.

Budget Deficits and Economic Activity in Asia examines both of these claims in the context of the Asian economies. After testing for the feasibility of the current levels of budget deficits and therefore of the current fiscal policies, the author turns to a quantification of the effects on money supply, inflation, aggregate demand and interest.