xx, 329 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Latin American development forum.
Formatted Contents Note
Overview: fiscal policy, economic fluctuations and growth / Guillermo Perry, Luis Serven, Rodrigo Suescun and Timothy Irwin Procyclical fiscal policy and volatility Fiscal discipline, volatility and growth / Antonio Fatas and Ilian Mihov The size and effectiveness of fiscal automatic stabilizers in Latin America / Rodrigo Suescun Fiscal federalism and procyclical spending: the cases of Argentina and Brazil / Federico Sturzenegger and Rogerio Werneck Fiscal rules and procyclicality / Guillermo Perry Fiscal policy and growth Fiscal discipline, public investment and growth / Luis Serven Incentives for public investment under fiscal rules / Jack Mintz and Michael Smart Improving the SGP through a proper accounting of public investment / Oliver Blanchard and Francesco Giavazzi Accrual accounting, long-term fiscal projections, and public investment / Timothy Irwin Growth and fiscal effects of infrastructure investment in Brazil / Pedro Cavalcanti Ferreira and Carlos Hamilton Vasconcelos Araujo.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.