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Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine relationship between fiscal policy and macroeconomic stability in South Asian countries.
The study also aimed to find the channels through which fiscal policy leads to macroeconomic stability i.e.
automatic stabilizers, discretionary fiscal policy and cyclical fiscal policy.
For attaining these objectives the study used data from 1990 to 2014.
The study used Pooled OLS and Instrumental Variable Least Square methodology.
Results indicate that automatic stabilizers and discretionary fiscal policy have destabilizing impact on economy which leads to decrease in economic growth of developing economies.
Cyclical policy plays an important role in stabilizing the economy and growth of a country.
The study concluded that automatic stabilizers and discretionary policy are weak in developing economies.
Government should use cyclical policy for macroeconomic stability in developing countries.



Item Type: MPRA Paper -

Original Title: Fiscal Policy and Macroeconomic Stability in South Asian Countries-

Language: English-

Keywords: Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomic Stability, Channels, Panel Data, South Asia-

Subjects: C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C23 - Panel Data Models ; Spatio-temporal ModelsE - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook > E62 - Fiscal PolicyO - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic DevelopmentO - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O53 - Asia including Middle East-





Author: Riaz, Nimra

Source: https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/74247/



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