and Macroeconomic Effects". ", Huixin Bi & Eric M. Leeper & Campbell Leith, 2012. Thus fiscal policy is more effective, the steeper is the IS curve and is less effective in the case of the flatter IS curve. Is Fiscal Policy More Effective in Uncertain Times or During Recessions? Evidence for an emerging economy: Chile 1833-2000 February 2006 Applied Economics Letters 13(9):575-580 Source … As a case of fiscal policy changes in emerging economies, we study Chile, using, annual data for fiscal policy and national accounts from 1833 to 2000. considers three variables: government expenditure, tax revenue and GDP. The number of lags, K, Automatic response to the economy’s shocks, captured by the residuals of the, Response to unexpected government spending shocks, denoted as, Exogenous and unexpected changes in government revenue, denoted as. Neoclassical economists generally emphasize crowding out while Keynesians argue that fiscal policy can still be effective, especially in a liquidity trap where, they argue, crowding out is minimal. University of California at San Diego, Economics Working Paper Series, What drives the short-run costs of fiscal consolidation? Los resultados emp�ricos indican que un aumento del gasto fiscal tiene efectos negativos sobre el PIB en el corto plazo, que se deshacen despu�s de 24 trimestres. Several recent studies suggest that the response of national saving to fiscal policy may be non-linear. A Brief Survey of the Literature on Fiscal Multipliers. ", Valerie A. Ramey & Neville Francis, 2007. Fiscal policy plays a very important role in managing a country's economy. The cumulative output multiplier fluctuates between 1.12 and 1.19. 63 to Eggertsson (2008b), who studies the expansionary effect of the Na-tional Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) during the Great Depression. Fiscal policy is very effective in both directions. the European exercise in fiscal rectitude of the 1980s, and focusing, in particulars on its two most extreme cases -- Denmark and Ireland. Giavazzi y Pagano 1990 y 1995, Giavazzi, Jappelli y Pagano 2000). Second, both inflation and nominal interest rates respond positively and significantly. ", Bloom, Nicholas & Floetotto, Max & Jaimovich, Nir & Saporta-Eksten, Itay & Terry, Stephen, 2013. ", Ryan Niladri Banerjee & Fabrizio Zampolli, 2016. Evidence from Twentieth-Century Historical Data, Economic uncertainty and the effectiveness of monetary policy, Government Spending Multipliers in (Un)certain Times, What Do We Know About the Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Policy? The. We suggest that this revision in permanent income may have been triggered, at least partly, by the fiscal expansion of the early 1990s. IS FISCAL POLICY MORE EFFECTIVE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES OR DURING RECESSIONS? On the other hand, public expenditure and public revenue were used as representatives of finance policy. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc. This paper characterizes the dynamic effects of shocks in government spending and taxes on U. S. activity in the postwar period. Un aumento (reducci�n) en el gasto fiscal puede tener efectos recesivos (expansivos) si se asocia con mayores (menores) impuestos futuros; un aumento, Join ResearchGate to discover and stay up-to-date with the latest research from leading experts in, Access scientific knowledge from anywhere. economies that reports non keynesian results for fiscal policy in the short run, i.e. Tales of Two Small European Countries, Trigger Points and Budget Cuts: Explaining the Effects of Fiscal Austerity, Fiscal Adjustments in OECD Countries: Composition and Macroeconomic Effects, Searching for Non-Linear Effects of Fiscal Policy: Evidence from Industrial and Developing Countries, Estimating the Effects of Fiscal Policy in OECD Countries. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Flotho, S. (2015). ADVERTISEMENTS: The below mentioned article provides notes on effectiveness of monetary policy and fiscal policy. positive short run effects on the nominal interest rate, and typically To choose, the lags on the ADF y DF-GLS tests, we use the Akaike criteria. Bertola, G. and Drazen, A (1993), “Trigger points and budgets cuts: Explaining the. These results are in, line with the literature that focus on the impact of fiscal policy on individual´s, expectations, which may produce non Keynesian effects. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about. Tales of Two Small European Countries”, NBER Working Paper N°3372. Its main results can be summarized as follows: 1)The estimated effects of fiscal policy on GDP tend to be small: positive government spending multipliers larger than 1 tend to be the exception; 2) The effects of fiscal policy on GDP and its components have become substantially weaker over time; 3) Under plausible values of the price elasticity, government spending has positive effects on the price level, although usually small; 4) Government spending shocks have significant effects on the nominal and real short interest rate, but of varying signs; 5) In the post-1980 period, net tax shocks have positive short run effects on the nominal interest rate, and typically negative or zero effects on prices; 6) The US is an outlier in many dimensions; responses to fiscal shocks estimated on US data are often ", Jan Philipp Fritsche & Mathias Klein & Malte Rieth, 2020. The government can bring the desired changes in r and the composition of output without shifting the demand curve, that is, without changing Y (from the demand side Y= C + I + G) at a fixed price level. In an op… In conclusion fiscal policy is effective at promoting economic growth but only in the short run as in the long run it can have some very damaging effects on the economy. ", Neville Francis & Valerie A. Ramey, 2009. ", Michael T. Owyang & Valerie A. Ramey & Sarah Zubairy, 2013. An increase in net taxes has no effect on national saving during large fiscal contractions, while it has a positive effect in less pronounced contractions. ", Neville Francis & Valerie A. Ramey, 2005. Owoye & Olugbenga (1994), using the VAR model, found a mixed result for ten African countries. evidence from 20th century historical data, Are Government Spending Multipliers Greater During Periods of Slack? Ten Years after the Financial Crisis: What Have We Learned from the Renaissance in Fiscal Research? ", Mirko Abbritti & Juan Equiza-Goñi & Fernando Perez Gracia & Tommaso Trani, 0. A Brief Survey of the Literature on Fiscal Multipliers, What do we know about the macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy? Evidence from 20th Century Historical Data, Regime dependence of the fiscal multiplier, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, A Theory of Countercyclical Government Multiplier, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, A theory of countercyclical government multiplier, Government Spending Multipliers in Good Times and in Bad: Evidence from US Historical Data, Government Spending Multipliers in Good Times and in Bad: Evidence from U.S. Hence we write the following reduced form. ) 1990s, when a new political regime takes place. Using those definitions and (2a), (2b), identify this equation by running 2SLS, using as instrument for, The results of this procedure are shown in table 2. The three figure on the left show the response to the expenditure, shock while the three figure on the right show the response to a tax revenue shock. It is used in conjunction with the monetary policy implemented by central banks, and it influences the economy using the money supply and interest rates. "Is fiscal policy more effective in," Fiscales” Documento de Trabajo N° 188 Instituto de Economía PUC. The results consistently show positive government spending shocks as having a positive effect on output, and positive tax shocks as having a negative effect. In these episodes, fiscal policy appears to be more accommodative, suggesting a more aggressive countercyclical fiscal Relative to fiscal policy, monetary policy is more useful for Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa. Only the empirical evidence can sort out which of these two contending views about fiscal policy is more appropriate -- i.e how often the contractionary effect of a fiscal consolidation prevails on its expansionary expectational effect. Ten Years After the Financial Crisis: What Have We Learned from the Renaissance in Fiscal Research? ", Alan J. Auerbach & Yuriy Gorodnichenko, 2011. We carefully. Accordingly, cuts in public wages and raises in indirect taxations are the two most desirable instruments for fiscal consolidation in Portugal. Empirical results suggest that the effects of fiscal policies are within the Keynesian paradigm for public transfers, public consumption, public investment and direct taxation, with public investment showing particularly strong positive effects and direct taxation showing particularly strong negative effects. Third, the authors find a significant positive response by both private consumption and private investment. effective than fiscal policy (Khosravi & Karimi, 2010). ", Mirko Abbritti & Juan Equiza-Goñi & Fernando Perez Gracia & Tommaso Trani, 2020. 3 See, for example, Blanchard and Perotti (2002). fiscal policy to unexpected movements of economic activity. The authors propose and solve an optimizing model that explains counterintuitive effects of fiscal policy in terms of expectations. In NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2010, Volume 25, pp. Los resultados del an�lisis din�mico con la metodolog�a de VAR estructural indican efectos no keynesianos de la pol�tica fiscal. From these results, it follows that a 1% exogenous shock to fiscal expenditure, produces a –0.17% current decrease on GDP, while a 1% shock on tax revenue produces. Por otro lado, Este trabajo eval�a los impactos de la pol�tica fiscal sobre la evoluci�n de la actividad econ�mica (PIB) en Chile. To solve these obstacles, a quarterly fiscal database is assembled on an approximately accrual basis for the general government. ", Belke, Ansgar & Goemans, Pascal, 2019. According to these results, finance policy is relatively more effective when compared to monetary policy in adjusting the economic performance in Turkey in parallel to Keynesian view. Fiscal expansions that rely mostly on measures to support government consumption are more effective in shortening the crisis duration than those based on public investment or income tax cuts. All rights reserved. Research limitations/implications – The most surprising result comes from the response of output to a positive shock in taxes. determines private expenditure and output. Notice that equations (2a)-(2c). Copyright 1993 by American Economic Association. Without confidence in that leadership, everyone would stuff their money under a … ", Alan J. Auerbach & Yuriy Gorodnichenko, 2010. This paper studies the effects of fiscal policy on GDP, prices and Government expenditures and the growth-inequality trade-off: The swedish case, On the Effects of Fiscal Policies in Portugal, RELATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF MONETARY AND FINANCE POLICIES: AN APPLICATION FOR TURKEY, Assessing the Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal, Assessing the macroeconomic effects of fiscal policy in Colombia, Economía Chilena 1810-1995. ", Sergio Restrepo-Ángel & Hernán Rincón-Castro & Juan J. Ospina-Tejeiro, 2020. In fact, the movements of government, The lags of fiscal policy suggest that there is a weak or null response of current, be a vector of endogenous variables including GDP (Y, ). Among several factors highlighted by the economic literature, we suggest that the level of the government spending undermines the importance of fiscal shocks. A brief survey of the literature on fiscal multipliers, What Do We Know about the Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Policy? More recently, several authors [see, for example, Akay and Nargelecekenler (2007), Blanchard and Perotti (2002). Cuentas Fiscales, An Empirical Characterization Of The Dynamic Effects Of Changes In Government Spending And Taxes On Output, Non-Keynesian Effects of Fiscal Policy Changes: International Evidence and the Swedish Experience, Can Severe Fiscal Contractions Be Expansionary? According to Keynesian economic theory, expansionary fiscal policy is one of the most effective tools (along with an expansionary monetary policy) governments have to promote economic activity during periods of recession. Is fiscal policy effective? ... 2 For example, Alesina et al. Staff Papers vol 44 Nº 2. Higher government spending will not cause crowding out because the private sector economic crisis renewed interest on the role of fiscal policy on influencing economic activity. Policy measures taken to increase GDP and economic growth are called expansionary. This scenario is partially reversed from early. Los resultados indican que un shock positivo de gasto fiscal tiene un efecto negativo sobre el producto durante el primer trimestre; pero con posterioridad el impacto del shock fiscal se desvanece. ", Giovanni Caggiano & Efrem Castelnuovo & Valentina Colombo & Gabriela Nodari, 2015. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (LSERO Manager). This figure shows positive fiscal balances from mid-1970s, despite, the sharp increase in government expenditure from early 1990s. While central banks can be effective, there could be negative long-term consequences that stem from short-term fixes enacted in the present. ", Nicholas Bloom & Max Floetotto & Nir Jaimovich & Itay Saporta-Eksten & Stephen J. Terry, 2014. General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/lsepsuk.html . Historical Data, Are Government Spending Multipliers Greater during Periods of Slack? reducing permanent income and thus, private expenditure and GDP. We find that government spending shocks have larger impacts on output in booms than in recessions and larger impacts during tranquil times than during uncertain times. 15, October 2002, Situación socioeconómica de Mapuches en Chile, Economic variables and political outcomes in Latin America, Is Fiscal Policy Effective? (2002) find non-Keynesian fiscal outcomes by focusing on the crowding out effects of government spending on private investment and, thereby, on the macroeconomic performance of eighteen countries of the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development. ", Kilian, Lutz & Gonçalves, Sílvia, 2002. Thus, the fiscal policy is effective in promoting economic growth. The data allows us to disentangle the impacts on economic activity -- due to the large variation in fiscal policy in the period under study -- by using a SVAR methodology. If such policy is effective, though, the government may be able to impose a larger tax on the strengthened economy, thereby recovering the funds necessary for the stimulus policy. La metodología usada es de vectores autorregresivos (VAR) estructurales. approach. the various RePEc services. ". ", Alloza, Mario & Ferdinandusse, Marien & Jacquinot, Pascal & Schmidt, Katja, 2020. This paper estimates the impact of government spending shocks on economic activity during periods of high and low uncertainty and during periods of boom and recession. ", Giovanni Caggiano & Efrem Castelnuovo & Valentina Colombo & Gabriela Nodari, 2014. ", Nick Bloom & Stephen Bond & John Van Reenen, 2007. La din�mica, en este �ltimo caso, est� relacionada inicialmente con un super�vit fiscal que se revierte, produci�ndose un d�ficit fiscal despu�s de 12 trimestres. Second, even the fiscal This rise in consumption will in turn raise aggregate demand. Next, we assume that the GDP shock will depend on an exogenous supply shock, Finally, to obtain the impact of an exogenous change on fiscal policy we need to, equations (2a)-(2c) might be identified by noting that from the estimation of (1) we have, of trade because it is a variable that generally. Evidencia para una Economía Emergente, Tipo de Cambio Nominal en un Régimen de Flotación: Chile 2000-2005. What Fiscal Policy Is Effective at Zero Interest Rates? However, another strand of literature that deals with Ricardian equivalence challenges this conventional wisdom (see Barro (1974)). This outlook was only, reversed by the impact of both the early 1980s and late 1990s crises, mainly because of, Table 1 shows the unit root tests (ADF, PP, DF-GLS) for each series. Second, fiscal policy is more effective if monetary policy is accommodative. expansionary fiscal contractions (Giavazzi and Pagano 1990,1995). LSE Research Online Documents on Economics. First, the GDP responds positively and significantly during the first six quarters. Can Government Purchases Stimulate the Economy? Economic theory, however, is not conclusive on whether discretionary fiscal policy is … This paper studies the impact of fiscal policy on economic activity by using Chilean annual data from 1833 to 2000. "Is Fiscal Policy More Effective in Uncertain Times or During Recessions?," Discussion Papers 1631, Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM), revised Oct 2016. But these results do not hold for countries with limited fiscal space where fiscal expansions are prevented by funding constraints. The study finds evidence of non Keynesian impacts of fiscal policy. Similarly, a 1% tax revenue shock is associated with a decline of -0.1% on GDP on the. Este trabajo identifica los efectos dinámicos de la política fiscal sobre la actividad económica (PIB) en Chile. In earlier work we documented two episodes in which a sharp fiscal consolidation was associated with a very large expansions in private domestic demand. Cut public spending and/or increase taxes and you will cut GDP growth. If government spending follows an upward-trending stochastic process that the public believes may fall sharply when it reaches specific "trigger" points, then optimizing consumption behavior and simple budget-constraint arithmetic imply a nonlinear relationship between private consumption and government spending. This paper brings new evidence to bear on this issue drawing on. Ilzetzki (2011)notes that the fiscal multiplier can eventually become negative when the debt exceeds a … Fiscal policy is completely ineffective, if the IS curve is horizontal. ", Efrem Castelnuovo & Guay C. Lim, 2018. This allows to link your profile to this item. ", Huixin Bi & Eric M. Leeper & Campbell B. Leith, 2012. Giavazzi, F., Jappelli, T. and Pagano, M. (2000) “Searching for Non – Linear Effects of, Fiscal Policy: Evidence from Industrial and Developing Countries” NBER Working. When Is the Government Spending Multiplier Large? In a deep recession (liquidity trap). on GDP on the first year of approximately -0.2%. ", Alan J. Auerbach & Yuriy Gorodnichenko, 2010. N.º 1730 2017 (*) I … This result suggests that Vietnam should consider the fiscal policy as an effective policy in tackling the downturn of the economic growth. ", Nicholas Bloom & Max Floetotto & Nir Jaimovich & Itay Saporta-Eksten & Stephen J. Terry, 2012. ", Goemans, Pascal & Belke, Ansgar, 2019. ", Mario Alloza & Marien Ferdinandusse & Pascal Jacquinot & Katja Schmidt, 2020. government spending multipliers larger than 1 tend to be the Public profiles for Economics researchers, Various rankings of research in Economics & related fields, Curated articles & papers on various economics topics, Upload your paper to be listed on RePEc and IDEAS, RePEc working paper series dedicated to the job market, Pretend you are at the helm of an economics department, Data, research, apps & more from the St. Louis Fed, Initiative for open bibliographies in Economics, Have your institution's/publisher's output listed on RePEc. ", Huixin Bi & Eric M. Leeper & Campbell Leith, 2013. In the second, we concentrate on the Swedish fiscal expansion of the early 1990s. It has often been argued, however, that this conclusion is misleading as it neglects the role of expectations of future policy: if the fiscal consolidation is read by the private sector as a signal that the share of government spending in GDP is being permanently reduced, households will revise upwards their estimate of their permanent income, and will raise current and planned consumption. In turn, figure 1B shows both fiscal expenditure and tax revenue in the last four, decades, being clearly displayed effects coming from tax reforms and economic crises, over fiscal incomes. To learn more, visit our Cookies page. ", Fernández-Villaverde, Jesús & Guerron-Quintana, Pablo A. This will allow us to. Are the effects of a fiscal stimulus greater in situations in which central banks are stuck at the zero lower bound (ZLB)? Empirical results from vector auto-regression models reveal the existence of important long-run non-Keynesian effects (i.e., lessening fiscal expansions and, conversely, expansionary fiscal contractions) and significant downward effects of government expenditures on income inequality. However, there is some evidence concerning developed. This paper studies how the composition of fiscal adjustments influences their likelihood of "success," defined as a long-lasting deficit reduction, and their macroeconomic consequences. Finally, the unemployment rate reacts negatively and significantly. Findings – The following effects of a positive government spending shock are found. Conversely, if the economy operates with a low level of debt, then the fiscal multiplier tends to be higher. In turn, non-Keynesian effects dominate in the case of public wages where cuts are expansionary and indirect taxation where raises are neutral. ", Nick Bloom & Stephen Bond & John Van Reenen, 2006. This error may reflect a large downward revision of permanent disposable income, which affected the consumption of Swedish households over and beyond the negative effects of the drop in real asset prices. ", Jesús Fernández-Villaverde & Grey Gordon & Pablo A. Guerrón-Quintana & Juan Rubio-Ramírez, 2012. Design/methodology/approach – The authors' benchmark is a five-variable SVAR model which includes government spending, output, tax revenues, inflation and short-term interest rates. Th is theoretical relation is consistent with the experience of several countries. contraction will change expectations about the future of fiscal policy. This. ", GONÇALVES, Silvia & KILIAN, Lutz, 2003. Shocks to direct taxation seem to be less efficient, because they mainly affect private investment, whereas shocks to indirect taxation do not seem to affect real activities significantly. ", Knut Are Aastveit & Gisle James Natvik & Sergio Sola, 2013. Giavazzi, F. and Pagano, M. (1990) “Can severe Fiscal Contractions be Expansionary? We hypothesize that the government revenue residuals and government spending, Thus, we will assume the following structure determining the government. price level, although usually small; 4) Government spending shocks According to the empirical findings of the study, monetary policy is not effective in the long term and finance policy is effective both in the long and in short term, yet this effect is negative. In this scenario, fiscal deficit may act as a signal which. Monetary policy follows , and (for now) fiscal policy is perfectly correlated with the shock, that is, we consider tax cuts/increases and government spending increases/cuts that are a direct reaction to the shock, so that, in the, and ", Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde & Pablo Guerron-Quintana & Keith Kuester & Juan Rubio-Ramirez, 2011. ", Lawrence Christiano & Martin Eichenbaum & Sergio Rebelo, 2011. ", Bertola, Giuseppe & Drazen, Allan, 1991. First, if the government increases its purchases but keeps taxes constant, it increases demand directly. Practical implications – The authors' results support the smoothing role of fiscal policy on output fluctuations, which implies its capacity to restore real activity effectively in critical times like the ones currently being forecast. ", Valerie A. Ramey & Sarah Zubairy, 2014. In particular, the estimated impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) provoked discussion. ", Mertens, Karel & Ravn, Morten O, 2010. Sweden is one of the countries with the largest public fiscal intervention and narrowest income inequality in the world. Our evidence and that from other studies agree that during the Swedish fiscal expansion of the early 1990s a large negative error appears in the consumption function. In the classical view, expansionary fiscal policy also decreases net exports, which has a mitigating effect on national output and income. ", Bachmann, Rüdiger & Sims, Eric R., 2012. … From this point of view, exogenous fiscal shocks with respect to. The latter result is consistent with the Swedish experience where a decrease in net taxes (with almost no change in public consumption) was associated with a dramatic fall in private domestic demand. You can help correct errors and omissions. of the price elasticity, government spending has positive effects on the This study presents further evidence about the lack of effectiveness of fiscal, policy over GDP as developed in the traditional keynesian framework. Our study reports further evidence on an emerging economy. ", Banerjee, Ryan & Zampolli, Fabrizio, 2019. (disminuci�n) de impuestos puede ser expansivo (recesivo) si permite anticipar menores (mayores) impuestos de manera permanente en el futuro. Identification is achieved by using institutional information about the tax and transfer systems to identify the automatic response of taxes and spending to activity, and, by implication, to infer fiscal shocks. are in first differences, we include only a constant. ", Craig Burnside & Martin Eichenbaum & Jonas Fisher, 2003. Its main results can be summarized as follows: 1) Finally, deficit-neutral policies that offset raises in public transfers, public consumption, and public investment, with raises in indirect taxes have long-term positive effects on output. ", Charles J. Whalen & Felix Reichling, 2015. & Kuester, Keith & Rubio-Ramírez, Juan Francisco, 2011. ", Valerie A. Ramey & Sarah Zubairy, 2018. ** Indicates parameter is significant at 5% confidence. Mario Alloza, 2014. In this paper we draw on further evidence to investigate if and when fiscal policy changes can have such non-Keynesian effects. ", Giuseppe Bertola & Allan Drazen, 1991. The recurrence of unfavorable economic episodes raise important question: How effective is fiscal policy intervention from fiscal authorities? In the OECD sample the non-linearity of the response is stronger for fiscal contractions than for expansions. Evidence for an Emerging Economy: Chile 1833-2000, ¿Es Efectiva la Política Fiscal? Transmission of changes in money supply, say through open market operations, runs as follows, In the first step […] The literature on the expectational effect of fiscal policy (for example Bertola and, Drazen 1993 and Sutherland 1995) can explain this result. What Fiscal Policy is Effective at Zero Interest Rates? ", Nick Bloom & John Van Reenen & Stephen Bond, 2006. Blanchard, O. and Perotti, R. (1999) “An Empirical Characterization of the dynamic, effects of changes in government spending and taxes on output”, NBER Working Paper. As such fiscal policy can be an effective tool for demand management. Confidence and the transmission of government spending shocks, Confidence and the Transmission of Government Spending Shocks, Estimation and Inference of Impulse Responses by Local Projections, Are government spending multipliers greater during periods of slack? un shock positivo de impuestos tiene un efecto impacto negativo, pero de muy baja magnitud, sobre el PIB, y también sólo durante un trimestre. ", Lawrence Christiano & Martin Eichenbaum & Sergio Rebelo, 2009. identify exogenous and unexpected fiscal policy changes on the residuals of the SVAR. © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. This is because the primary tool of fiscal policy to produce Measures taken to rein in an \"overheated\" economy (usually when inflation is too high) are called contractionary measures. Fiscal policy is how Congress and other elected officials influence the economy using spending and taxation. exception; 2) The effects of fiscal policy on GDP and its components study analyzes the case of an emerging economy. Giavazzi, F. and Pagano, M. (1995) “Non – Keynesian Effects of Fiscal Policy Changes: International Evidence and the Swedish Experience” NBER Working Paper N°5332. According to conventional wisdom, a fiscal consolidation is likely to contract real aggregate demand. It does so by using a mixed structural VAR/event study approach. Recent literature has stressed the possibility of a negative, impact of fiscal shocks on economic activity. Government spending shocks are found to have positive and significant effects on output, private consumption, employment, prices and short-term interest rates. There is some doubt regarding the effectiveness of fiscal policy as a means of … ", Lawrence J. Christiano & Martin Eichenbaum & Sergio Rebelo, 2010. Jofré, J., Lüders, R. and Wagner, G. (2000) “Economía Chilena 1810-1995. particular, since in response to a shock the optimal policy-mix between fiscal and monetary policy depends on the state of the economy, it is important to know in which circumstances it is more effective to use one or the other lever (or both simultaneously). ", Bi, Huixin & Leeper, Eric M. & Leith, Campbell, 2012. Perotti, R. (2002) “Estimating the Effects of Fiscal Policy in OECD Countries” ECB. ", Pragidis, I.C. have significant effects on the nominal and real short interest rate, This page was processed by aws-apollo4 in 0.141 seconds 0.141 ", Giovanni Caggiano & Efrem Castelnuovo & Valentina Colombo & Gabriela Nodari, 2015. El aumento de impuestos tiene inicialmente un efecto positivo sobre el producto para generar posteriormente un efecto negativo sobre este. was set equal to 2, by means of the Akaike criteria. 1  The objective of fiscal policy is to create healthy economic growth. 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