Fiscal Policy in the European Union

Fiscal Policy in the European Union

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Overview

This bookprovides a comprehensive analysis ofnational fiscal policies in the European Union and in the European Monetary Union. Adopting a critical perspective, the book offers a deep insight into the consequences of the current strategy of national fiscal policiesoneconomic activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230203990
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/27/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

OSCAR AFONSO Assistant Professor in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, Portugal

RUI HENRIQUE ALVES Invited Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, Portugal

Mª JESÚS ARROYO FERNÁNDEZ Associate Professor of Economics (with Tenure), Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid, Spain

JÉRÔME CREEL Deputy Director, Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE, Sciences Po), Paris since 2003; Professor of Economics, ESCP-EAP European School of Management

TERESA GARCÍA DEL VALLE Associate Professor of Statistics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain

GUY J. GILBERT Full Professor of Economics, Ecole Normale Supérieure at Cachan; Member, Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne-Paris I University

CARMEN GÓMEZ Lecturer in Economics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain

THIERRY MADIÈS Full Professor of Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; Member, Council of Economic Analysis of the French Prime Minister

CATHERINE MATHIEU Senior Economist, Analysis and Forecasting Department, OFCE (Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques), Paris, France

CARLO PANICO Professor of Economics, University of Naples 'Federico II', Italy

GWENAËLLE POILON Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris; Observatoire Français de la Conjoncture Economique (OFCE)

SABRINA ROSTAING-PARIS Lecturer, University of Bordeaux 4, France

HENRI STERDYNIAK Head, Economics of Globalisation Department, OFCE (Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques), Paris, France; Professor of Economics, University of Paris-Dauphine, France; Member, Steering Committee, AFSE (Association Française de Science Economique); Member, EUROFRAME (European network of economic institutes)

JORGE UXÓ GONZÁLEZ Associate Professor of Economics, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid, Spain

MARTA VÁZQUEZ SUÁREZ Santiago University, Spain

Table of Contents

Introduction Fiscal Federalism in the European Union: How Far Are We?; R.H.Alves and O.Afonso Is there Compatibility between the Stability and Growth Pact and Automatic Fiscal Stabilisers?; S.Rostaing-Paris Stabilization Capacity and Fiscal Policy in EMU; J.U.González and M.J.A.Fernández Fiscal Adjustment and Composition of Public Expenditures in EMU; J.Ferreiro, M.T.García-del-Valle and C.Gómez Public Capital and Economic Growth: An Empirical Spurious Link?; G.Poilon Has France Become a Deficit Running Country?; J.Creel, G.Gilbert and T.Madiès How to Deal with Economic Divergences in EMU?; C.Mathieu and H.Sterdyniak A Scheme to Coordinate Monetary and Fiscal Policies in the Euro Area; C.Panico and M.V.Suárez

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