Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Yehenew Endegnanew , Therese Turner-Jones , and Charles Amo Yartey
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2012
Keywords: Microstates, current account balance, current accounts, current account adjustments, current account deficits, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: General, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,
This paper examines the empirical link between fiscal policy and the current account focusing on microstates defined as countries with a population of less than 2 million between 1970 and 2009. The paper employs pa...