International Economic Association Series

The Economics of Public Debt

Proceedings of a Conference held by the International Economic Association at Stanford, California

Editors: Arrow, Kenneth J., Boskin, Michael J. (Eds.)

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A collection of essays presenting new insights into the analysis of public debt theory, recent historical episodes, econometric analyses and policy dilemmas and options. It also documents the perceptions of debt problems from viewpoints of national economies as well as the world economy.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Deficits, Monetary Policy, and Real Economic Activity

    Eisner, Robert (et al.)

    Pages 3-40

  • On the Relevance or Irrelevance of Public Financial Policy

    Stiglitz, Joseph E.

    Pages 41-76

  • Concepts and Measures of Federal Deficits and Debt and Their Impact on Economic Activity

    Boskin, Michael J.

    Pages 77-115

  • Optimum Fiscal Policy when Monetary Policy is Bound by a Rule: Ramsey Redux

    Phelps, Edmund S. (et al.)

    Pages 116-130

  • Public Debt and Intergeneration Equity

    Musgrave, Richard A.

    Pages 133-148

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of Public Debt
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of a Conference held by the International Economic Association at Stanford, California
Editors
  • Kenneth J. Arrow
  • Michael J. Boskin
Series Title
International Economic Association Series
Copyright
1988
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
International Economic Association
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-19459-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-19459-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-46815-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-19461-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 317
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