Fiscal Politics

Author/Editor:

Vitor Gaspar ; Sanjeev Gupta ; Carlos Mulas-Granados

Publication Date:

September 11, 2018

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Two main themes of the book are that (1) politics can distort optimal fiscal policy through elections and through political fragmentation, and (2) rules and institutions can attenuate the negative effects of this dynamic. The book has three parts: part 1 (9 chapters) outlines the problems; part 2 (6 chapters) outlines how institutions and fiscal rules can offer solutions; and part 3 (4 chapters) discusses how multilevel governance frameworks can help.

Series:

Books

English

Publication Date:

April 7, 2017

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475547900/

Stock No:

FP2016EA

Price:

$40.00 (Academic Rate:$20.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

548

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