Friday, September 23, 2022

U.K. Fiscal Policy: Boom — Brian Romanchuk

I normally stay away from commentary on budget statements, in that the analysis is mainly political in nature. In recent decades, the macro fiscal effects tended to be tepid and over-rated for political reasons. (The pandemic measures are the glaring exception, however, they were often enacted as stand alone measures and not part of the normal budgeting process. The same holds for the various fiscal measures enacted in 2008.) The recent “mini-budget” in the United Kingdom threw away that timidity. Since I have not been following the area closely, I will point you to Duncan Weldon’s piece, and offer a more theoretical response....
Bond Economics
U.K. Fiscal Policy: Boom
Brian Romanchuk

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