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Short essays on the economic issues of the day written for a generally informed readership.
Fiscal Policy in the Great Recession and Lessons from the Past
by Fernando M. Martin
The recent behavior of key fiscal policy variables draws some parallels with the U.S. experience in the Civil War and the two world wars. A specific concern is the possibility of high inflation to finance the accumulated debt.
Posted on 2012-01-06