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Political disagreement, lack of commitment and the level of debt

Davide Debortoli

Political disagreement, lack of commitment and the level of debt

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Published by Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavide Debortoli and Ricardo Nunes.
SeriesInternational finance discussion papers -- no. 938, International finance discussion papers (Online) -- no. 938.
ContributionsNunes, Ricardo.
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LC ClassificationsHG3879
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL23557753M
LC Control Number2009656108


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Political disagreement, lack of commitment and the level of debt by Davide Debortoli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Political disagreement debt converges to zero.7 Ortigueira and Pereira () ex- amine optimal fiscal policy with no-commitment in an economy with debt, capital, exogenous labor, and where the tax rate is equal for all sources of income.

Absent political turnover, imperfect commitment drives the long-run level of debt to zero. With political disagreement, debt is a sizeable fraction of GDP and increasing in the degree of polarization among parties, no matter the degree of commitment.

The frequency of political turnover does not produce quantitatively relevant effects. Absent political turnover, imperfect commitment drives the long-run level of debt to zero.

With political disagreement, debt is a sizeable fraction of GDP and increasing in the degree of. Political Disagreement, Lack of Commitment and the Level of Debt⁄ Davide Debortoli Universitat Pompeu Fabra Ricardo Nunes Universitat Pompeu Fabra January Abstract This paper analyzes optimal flscal policy in an economy where difierent policymakers alternate in o–ce.

We consider several cases, in which succes. Absent political turnover, imperfect commitment drives the long-run level of debt to zero. With political disagreement, debt is a sizeable fraction of GDP and increasing in the degree of polarization among parties, no matter the degree of commitment.

The frequency of political turnover does not produce quantitatively relevant effects. These. "Political Disagreement, Lack of Commitment and the Level of Debt," Meeting PapersSociety for Economic Dynamics. Ricardo Nunes & Davide Debortoli, " Political disagreement, lack of commitment and the level of debt," International Finance Discussion PapersBoard of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), revised   Models with political disagreement and lack of commitment can explain debt accumulation.

This paper does not claim any shortcoming of such approaches, nor does it claim that commitment never matters for debt reduction plans. Commitment may well be the solution to political disagreement, intergenerational conflicts, and other akin problems. LACK OF COMMITMENT AND THE LEVEL OF DEBT Davide Debortoli University of California, San Diego Ricardo Nunes Federal Reserve Board Abstract The tendency of countries to accumulate public debt has been rationalized in models of political disagreement and lack of commitment.

We analyze in a benchmark model how the evolution lack of commitment and the level of debt book. Based on Montes et al.

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State and Local Government Debt As noted earlier, the level of state and local government debt and purported growth of this debt during the recession has generated significant congressional Political disagreement Some observers have suggested that the pressure to provide additional federal assistance has increased as.

"Political disagreement, lack of commitment and the level of debt," International Finance Discussion PapersBoard of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), revised Ricardo Nunes & Davide Debortoli, "Political Disagreement, Lack of Commitment and the Level of Debt," Meeting PapersSociety for Economic Dynamics.

Absent political turnover, imperfect commitment drives the long-run level of debt to zero. With political disagreement, debt is a sizeable fraction of GDP and increasing in the degree of polarization among parties, no matter the de- gree of commitment.

The frequency of political turnover does not produce quantitatively relevant efiects. The Political Economy of Public Debt: Three Centuries of Theory and Evidence, by Richard M. mpton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. $ (hardcover). Richard M.

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