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  • Alberto Alesina


Fiscal Policy after the Great Recession. Alberto Alesina, September 12, 2012, Paper. "The Great Recession has severely hit the economies of most of the countries. Given that, fiscal policies have gained back a central role in the debate as a tool to recover from this situation. This paper provides an overview about the main controversial issues related to the fiscal policy. In particular, we analyze the role and the different effects played by discretionary counter-cyclical policies – say, for instance, tax cuts or increased government spending..." Link