The Fiscal Rules

Publication date: 29 Nov 2019 | Publication type: General Election Briefing | NIESR Author(s): Chadha, J S

The election campaign has focussed on the tax and spending plans of the main political parties, this brief outlines:

  • The case for fiscal rules as part of the country’s strategy of macroeconomic management.
  • The need for comprehensive reform of the process of setting fiscal policy.
  • This brief accompanies: “Where is the Money Coming from?”


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