Fiscal policy and taxation

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Can government spending meet expectations?

New demands and expectations The latest Fiscal Monitor report warns that more will be expected from fiscal actions in the future: The global economy is undergoing...

Fiscal arithmetic

I just came across this wonderfully concise explanation of the debt growth formula on Quora: Notation: D = debt, in % of GDP r = real interest rate, in...

Pubic concern about government debt

The share of people who are very concerned about public debt varies a lot across countries. The magnitude of public concern for selected is show in...

Pockets of eurocrisis: Regional differences in Greece

Several European regions are still economically depressed. The absence of a proper economic recovery is probably most striking in Greece. Consider the long-term unemployment rate, which...

Taxing Apple - an update

Australia warns companies against trying to avoid its ‘Google tax’ The impact of the UK’s diverted profits tax, the 25 per cent levy introduced by...

Blending autonomy, pride, and international cooperation

Gordon Brown spoke at NYU earlier today. The expectation was that Brexit would be a case study of anti-globalization, but it sounded like Brown was more...

EU against Apple (or generous effective tax rates)

Apple vs. the E.U. Is the Biggest Tax Battle in History | TIME Apple is only the most recent target for the E.U., which has...

Economic outlook, mid-2016

G-7 meeting (recap) G-7 Leaders Differ on Risks to Global Growth - WSJ Mr. Obama noted the recovery taking place in the U.S. and some...

Why did some countries recover faster than others?

A list of readings on post-crisis recovery: Olivier Blanchard: Slow growth is a fact of life in the post-crisis world Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S....

Fiscal policy papers

Selected references on fiscal issues Julio Escolano: A Practical Guide to Public Debt Dynamics, Fiscal Sustainability, and Cyclical Adjustment of Budgetary Aggregates The IMF Staff Report...

The EU and the G-20

The G20 and the EU: A Win-Win Game The EU in the G20 represents all EU Member States. As some EU Member States are also G20...

Updating tax policies after Panama Papers

Communiqué: G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting: "We mandate the OECD working with G20 countries to establish objective criteria by our July meeting...

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