Roberto Perotti

Bocconi University - Department of Economics

Via Gobbi 5

Milan, 20136

Italy

European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)

Villa San Paolo

Via della Piazzuola 43

50133 Florence

Italy

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (37)

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Citation 168

Estimating the Effects of Fiscal Policy in OECD Countries

IGIER Working Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Dec 2004
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 168

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Estimating the Effects of Fiscal Policy in OECD Countries

ECB Working Paper No. 168
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Apr 2003
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 367 (65,990)
Citation 168

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Fiscal policy, government spending, Vector Autoregression, taxation

Estimating the Effects of Fiscal Policy in OECD Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4842
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 May 2005
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 168
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Government spending, fiscal policy, taxes

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Citation 98

The Political Economy of Budget Deficits

IMF Working Paper No. 94/85
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 859 (21,441)
Citation 98

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The Political Economy of Budget Deficits

NBER Working Paper No. w4637
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jun 2000
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 98

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Citation 11

The European Union: A Politically Incorrect View

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2029
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 May 2004
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 460 (49,958)
Citation 11

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The European Union: A Politically Incorrect View

NBER Working Paper No. w10342
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Mar 2004
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 184 (137,463)
Citation 11

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Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries: A Framework and Some Questions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4365
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

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Economic Stabilization, Debt Markets, Public Sector Expenditure Analysis & Management, Economic Theory & Research

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The Effects of Fiscal Policy in Italy: Evidence from a VAR Model

Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 656
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Mar 2008
Bank of Italy, Bank of Italy, Bank of Italy and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 26

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Fiscal policy, Government spending, Fiscal multipliers, VAR

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Income Distribution, Political Instability, and Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w4486
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Sep 2000
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 218

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Citation 65

Budget Deficits and Budget Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 96/52
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 141 (173,679)
Citation 65

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Budget Deficits and Budget Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w5556
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jun 1998 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 65

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Public Investment: Another (Different) Look

IGIER Working Paper No. 277
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Dec 2004
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 16

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Fiscal Adjustments in OECD Countries: Composition and Macroeconomic Effects

IMF Working Paper No. 96/70
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 111 (209,389)
Citation 144

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Fiscal Adjustments in OECD Countries: Composition and Macroeconomic Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w5730
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Nov 1996 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 144

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Electoral Systems and Public Spending

IMF Working Paper No. 01/22
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Citation 81

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electoral rules, proportionality, public spending, transfers

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Managing Fiscal Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean: Volatility, Procyclicality, and Limited Creditworthiness

IDB Working Paper No. 269
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Economica y Social (CERES)
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Citation 28

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Citation 10

The 'Austerity Myth': Gain Without Pain?

BIS Working Paper No. 362
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 10

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expansionary fiscal consolidations

The 'Austerity Myth': Gain Without Pain?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8658
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 10
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expansionary fiscal consolidations

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Citation 29

Fiscal Policy, Wealth Effects, and Markups

NBER Working Paper No. w14584
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 29

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Fiscal Policy, Wealth Effects and Markups

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7099
Posted: 17 Feb 2009
Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Government spending, markup, private consumption, wealth effect

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Citation 11

The Political Resource Curse

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4706
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Citation 11

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government spending, corruption, political selection

The Political Resource Curse

NBER Working Paper No. w15705
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 11

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The Political Resource Curse

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7672
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 11
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corruption, government spending, political selection

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The Effects of Fiscal Policy in Italy: Estimates with a Svar Model

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Mar 2012
Bank of Italy, Bank of Italy, Bank of Italy and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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Fiscal policy, Government spending, Net revenues, Vector Autoregression

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An Empirical Characterization of the Dynamic Effects of Changes in Government Spending and Taxes on Output

NBER Working Paper No. w7269
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Mar 2000
Olivier J. Blanchard and Roberto Perotti
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 296

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Citation 129

Fiscal Policy and Monetary Integration in Europe

NBER Working Paper No. w9773
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Jun 2003
Jordi Galí and Roberto Perotti
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 49 (339,519)
Citation 129

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Fiscal Policy and Monetary Integration in Europe

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3933
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Aug 2003
Jordi Galí and Roberto Perotti
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREI) and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 129
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Stabilization policy, counter-cyclical fiscal policy, European monetary integration, fiscal rules

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Fiscal Expansions and Fiscal Adjustments in OECD Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w5214
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Aug 2000
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 70 (259,027)
Citation 144

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Fiscal Policy, Profits, and Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w7207
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2012
Harvard University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Citation 67

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Electoral Rules and Public Spending

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2742
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Apr 2001
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Citation 76
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Electoral rules, proportionality, public spending, transfers

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The "Austerity Myth": Gain Without Pain?

NBER Working Paper No. w17571
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Nov 2011
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 10

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Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

NBER Working Paper No. w17572
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Nov 2011
Ruben Durante, Giovanna Labartino and Roberto Perotti
Sciences Po, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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Academic Dynasties: Decentralization and Familism in the Italian Academia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8645
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Ruben Durante, Giovanna Labartino and Roberto Perotti
Sciences Po, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Civic capital, Familism, Higher education

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Citation 12

Unemployment Fiscal Multipliers

NBER Working Paper No. w15931
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Tommaso Monacelli, Roberto Perotti and Antonella Trigari
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 12

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Unemployment Fiscal Multipliers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7728
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Tommaso Monacelli, Roberto Perotti and Antonella Trigari
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 12
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fiscal policy, labor market, unemployment

The Effects of Tax Shocks on Output: Not so Large, But Not Small Either

NBER Working Paper No. w16786
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2011
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 7

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The Effects of Tax Shocks on Output: Not so Large, But Not Small Either

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8252
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 7
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fiscal policy, tax multiplier, tax shocks, taxation

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DéFicits BudgéTaires Et Institutions BudgéTaires

IMF Working Paper No. 96/52
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Alberto Alsesina and Roberto Perotti
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (413,605)

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Electoral System and Public Spending

IMF Working Paper No. 01/22
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 21 (409,027)
Citation 76

Abstract:

Government expenditures, Economic models

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In Search of the Transmission Mechanism of Fiscal Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w13143
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 May 2012
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 58

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Economic Risk and Political Risk in Fiscal Unions

NBER Working Paper No. w4992
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (433,477)
Citation 10

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The Welfare State and Competitiveness

NBER Working Paper No. w4810
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (493,487)
Citation 49

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The Welfare State and Competitiveness

The American Economic Review, December 1997
Posted: 11 May 1998
Alberto F. Alesina and Roberto Perotti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Defense Government Spending is Contractionary, Civilian Government Spending is Expansionary

NBER Working Paper No. w20179
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Is Government Spending at the Zero Lower Bound Desirable?

NBER Working Paper No. w20687
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Florin Bilbiie, Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Redistribution and the Multiplier

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8641
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1
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Redistribution and the Multiplier

IMF Economic Review, Vol. 59, Issue 4, pp. 630-651, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1
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Public Debt and Redistribution with Borrowing Constraints

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9088
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
University of Oxford, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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borrowing constraint, public debt, redistribution, tax cuts

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Public Debt and Redistribution with Borrowing Constraints

The Economic Journal, Vol. 123, Issue 566, pp. F64-F98, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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Fiscal Policy, the Real Exchange Rate and Traded Goods

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 544, pp. 437-461, May 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 May 2010
Tommaso Monacelli and Roberto Perotti
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (540,850)
Citation 9
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Is Government Spending at the Zero Lower Bound Desirable?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10210
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Oct 2014
University of Oxford, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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government spending multiplier, welfare, zero lower bound

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Profitability, Fiscal Policy and Exchange Rate Regimes

CEPR Discussion Paper Series 1449
Posted: 09 Jan 1997
Roberto Perotti and Philip R. R. Lane
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Trinity College (Dublin) - Department of Economics

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