This volume presents the output of World Bank research devoted to answering the questions concerning deficits. Its focus ranges from issues of public deficit measurement to trade surplus. The book presents massive empirical evidence through a careful examination of eight country case studies: Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Morocco, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe. The book's findings will be valuable to both applied researchers and policymakers specializing on matters of public finance and macroeconomic management. It will appeal to students and scholars of macroeconomics and development economics.
About the Author
Center of Macroeconomic Studies of Argentina
Policy Research Department at the World Bank