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Indiana University Bloomington

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The department is home to the authors of Managerial Economics and Business Strategy and Games and Information: An Introduction to Game Theory, two of the nation’s leading textbooks in the field.

Research and Publications

Book Chapters

European Experiences with Fiscal Rules and Institutions

2008, Fiscal Challenges - An Interdisciplinary Approach to Budget Policy

Jürgen von Hagen

Abstract

Fiscal Challenges: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Budget Policy brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to explore the problems of budget policy. The authors, including top economists, political scientists, historians, psychologists, and legal scholars, together provide a unique, multidisciplinary introduction to the subject. In addition to in-depth analysis of congressional budget procedures and the economics of federal deficits and debt, Fiscal Challenges explores important recent developments in budget policy at the state level and in the European Union. The goal of the volume is to offer readers wide-ranging perspectives on the many different academic disciplines and perspectives that bear on the evaluation of budgetary procedures and their reform.

Citation

von Hagen, Jürgen (2008), “European Experiences with Fiscal Rules and Institutions,” in Elizabeth Garrett, Elizabeth A. Graddy, and Howell E. Jackson (eds.), Fiscal Challenges - An Interdisciplinary Approach to Budget Policy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.