Gumus, Erdal (2003): Crowding-Out Hypothesis versus Ricardian Equivalence Proposition: Evidence from Literature. Published in: Eskişehir Osmangazi University Journal of Social Sciences , Vol. 4, No. 2 (2003): pp. 21-35.
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The size of government expenditure in an economy grows over time. To finance these expenditures, public incomes must grow as well. Given that tax revenues are not sufficient for such spending and levying, new taxes and/or increasing current tax rates are not politically desirable, the only option left is to borrow. The purpose of this paper is to survey the two most important approaches, "crowding-out hypothesis" and "Ricardian Equivalence proposition", in the literature, and evaluate the economic consequences of public borrowing.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Crowding-Out Hypothesis versus Ricardian Equivalence Proposition: Evidence from Literature|
|Keywords:||Crowding-out; crowding-in; Ricardian equivalence; government expenditure; public borrowing|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H54 - Infrastructures ; Other Public Investment and Capital Stock
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
H - Public Economics > H6 - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt > H68 - Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt
H - Public Economics > H6 - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt > H63 - Debt ; Debt Management ; Sovereign Debt
H - Public Economics > H6 - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt
|Depositing User:||Erdal Gumus|
|Date Deposited:||23 Oct 2012 17:05|
|Last Modified:||25 Nov 2016 07:57|
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