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Political Economy I: Budget Deficits: A Political Economy View (MECS-540-1)
This course reviews the economic and political-economic literature on budget deficits. We cover theoretical and empirical papers on topics including: economic and politico-economic models of government debt; the impact of debt on growth; the effect of fiscal rules; and sovereign defaults, with emphasis on recent developments . The course is complementary with Public Finance and Macro.
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Political Economy I: Budget Deficits: A Political Economy View
Tue 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
N/A (Room TBA)