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Is Fiscal Policy the Answer?

Is Fiscal Policy the Answer


Is Fiscal Policy the Answer?
A Developing Country Perspective

The recent global economic crisis reignited interest in counter-cyclical fiscal policy as an instrument to provide immediate economic stimulus. But policy makers are also increasingly interested in how fiscal policy will impact growth and social welfare over a longer-run horizon, knowing that any quick responses to exogenous shocks also affect income generation and distribution. Those effects are less well known, however, and their dynamics still represent a challenge for many countries.

See video clips of

  • Otaviano Canuto, PREM Vice President
  • Milan Brahmbhatt, PREM Senior Advisor
  • Matt Andrews, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Johannes Linn, Resident Senior Scholar at the Emerging Markets Forum, Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings
    Institution
  • Shanta Devarajan, Africa Chief Economist
  • Blanca Moreno-Dodson, CICTI Lead Economist

as they present an analysis of some of the trade offs and fiscal policy choices that developing countries face, in light of the recent global economic crisis.


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Otaviano Canuto, PREM Vice President

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Milan Brahmbhatt, PREM Senior Advisor

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Matt Andrews
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

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Johannes Linn,
Resident Senior Scholar at the Emerging Markets Forum
Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution

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Shanta Devarajan
Africa Chief Economist

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Blanca Moreno-Dodson
CICTI Lead Economist




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