Fiscal policy after the financial crisis.
An NBER Conference on "Fiscal Policy after the Financial Crisis" took place at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy on December 12-13, 2011. Organizers Alberto Alesina of NBER and Harvard University and Francesco Giavazzi of NBER and Bocconi University chose these papers for discussion:
* Valerie A. Ramey, University of California The University of California has a combined student body of more than 191,000 students, over 1,340,000 living alumni, and a combined systemwide and campus endowment of just over $7.3 billion (8th largest in the United States). at San Diego and NBER, "Government Spending and Private Activity"
* Alan J. Auerbach and Yuriy Gorodnichenko, University of California at Berkeley (body, education) University of California at Berkeley - (UCB)
See also Berzerkley, BSD.
Note to British and Commonwealth readers: that's /berk'lee/, not /bark'lee/ as in British Received Pronunciation. and NBER, "Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion" (NBER Working Paper No. 17447)
* Francesco Giavazzi, and Michael McMahon, University of Warwick In the 1960s and 1970s, Warwick had a reputation as a politically radical institution. More recently, the University has been seen as a favoured institution of the British New Labour government. , "The Household Effects of Government Spending"
* Mathias Trabandt, European Central Bank, and Harald Uhlig, University of Chicago and NBER, "How do Laffer Curves Differ Across Countries?"
* William Easterly, New York University and NBER, "The Role of Growth Slowdowns and Forecast Errors in Public Debt Crises"
* Richard Evans and Kerk Phillips, Brigham Young University, and Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Boston University and NBER, "Game Over: Quantifying and Simulating Unsustainable Fiscal Policy"
* Eric M. Leeper, Indiana University and NBER, and Todd B. Walker, Indiana University, "Perceptions and Misperceptions of Fiscal Inflation"
* Ruud de Mooij and Michael Keen, International Monetary Fund, "Tax Reform and Fiscal Policy"
* Pierre Cahuc, Ecole Polytechnique, and Stephane Carcillo, OECD OECD: see Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. , "Can Public Sector Wage Bills Be Reduced?"
* Axel H. Boersch-Supan, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy and NBER, "Entitlement Reforms in Europe: Policy Mixes in the Current Pension Reform Process"
* Roberto Perotti, Universita' Bocconi and NBER, "The 'Austerity Myth': Gain without Pain?" (NBER Working Paper No. 17571)
* Alberto F. Alesina; Dorian Carloni, University of California, Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. Commonly referred to as UC Berkeley, Berkeley and Cal ; and Giampaolo Lecce, Bocconi University "The Electoral Effects of Large Fiscal Adjustments" (NBER Working Paper No. 17655)
* Charles Wyplosz, University of Geneva, "Fiscal Rules"
Summaries of these papers are available at: http://www.nber.org/confer/2011/FPFCf11/summary.html