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Which is Worse, Tax Fluctuations or Spending Fluctuations?

National Tax Association, Proceedings of the 102nd Annual Conference, 2009

7 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2010 Last revised: 16 Jan 2013

David Gamage

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Date Written: November 14, 2009

Abstract

Employing a risk-allocation approach, this paper analyzes the extent to which a government subject to balanced-budget constraints should fluctuate tax or spending policies in response to economic volatility.

Keywords: fiscal volatility

JEL Classification: H61, H72

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Gamage, David, Which is Worse, Tax Fluctuations or Spending Fluctuations? (November 14, 2009). National Tax Association, Proceedings of the 102nd Annual Conference, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1622502

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