Public finance and fiscal policy

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  • Achieving prudent debt targets using fiscal rules

    Debt targets can serve as a fiscal policy anchor to ensure the sustainability of fiscal policy and that there is sufficient policy room to cope with adverse shocks. Prudent debt targets provide the commitment tool that re-assures markets and thereby diminishes risk premia and the cost of active fiscal policy.

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  • Economic Outlook and Interim Global Economic Assessment

    Balanced packages of mutually reinforcing monetary, fiscal and structural policies, undertaken collectively, are needed to get the strong, inclusive, sustainable growth that would earn the world economy an A.

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  • Economic Survey of Slovenia 2015

    Public debt has risen steeply. Fiscal consolidation should rely more on structural measures and medium-term fiscal framework should be strengthened. Projected increases in ageing-related public expenditures pose additional challenges.

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