Fiscal Monitor, October 2016 : Debt: Use It Wisely

Author/Editor:

Marialuz Moreno Badia

Publication Date:

October 5, 2016

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Drawing on an expanded data set covering emerging markets and low-income countries as well as advanced economies, this issue examines the extent and makeup of global debt and asks what role fiscal policy can play in facilitating the adjustment. The analytical framework explicitly models the interlinkages between private and public debt in analyzing the role of fiscal policy in the deleveraging process. Country case studies provide useful insights on what fiscal policy should and should not do to facilitate deleveraging while minimizing the drag on the economy.

Series:

Fiscal Monitor

Subject:

Frequency:

Biannually

English

Publication Date:

October 5, 2016

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513560601/2219-276X

Stock No:

FMOEA2016002

Format:

Paper

Pages:

108

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