Distributional Consequences of Fiscal Consolidation and the Role of Fiscal Policy : What Do the Data Say? »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Jaejoon Woo , Elva Bova , Tidiane Kinda , and Yuanyan Zhang
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 17 September 2013
Keywords: Inequality, Gini Coefficient, Tax and Spending policy, gini, income distribution, world income inequality, dependent variable, General, Equity, Justice
The 2007-09 Great Recession has led to an unprecedented increase in public debt in many countries, triggering substantial fiscal adjustments. What are the distributional consequences of fiscal austerity measures? T...