generational equality

Publication date: 1 Mar 2010 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Barrell, R, Weale, M | JEL classification: E21 E61 E62 H62 H63 | Journal: Oxford Review of Economic Policy Vol. 29
We assess fiscal policy from the perspective of fairness between generations and the relationship between this and national saving, in the context where the United Kingdom is one of the lowest saving of all the OECD economies. Cross-section and pooled data suggest that governments are in a position...
Publication date: 7 Sep 2009 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Barrell, R, Weale, M | JEL classification: E21, E61, E62, H62, H63 | NIESR discussion paper number: 338
We assess fiscal policy from the perspective of fairness between generations and the relationship between this and national saving , in the context where the United Kingdom is the lowest-saving of all the OECD economies. Cross-section and pooled data suggest that governments are in a position to...