2017, Volume 70 - Issue 3
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Publication date: 01 August 2017
ASYMMETRIC EFFECT OF REAL EXCHANGE RATE VOLATILITY ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS EXPORT: A CASE STUDYRead the article
FACTORS INFLUENCING INTER-REGIONAL LIVING-COST DIFFERENTIALS: PANEL DATA ANALYSIS FOR THE CASE OF THE U.S.Read the article
HOW MUCH INEQUALITY IS HARMFUL FOR GROWTH? THE GROWTH MAXIMIZING RATE OF INEQUALITY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE MEXICAN ECONOMYRead the article
PROCYCLICAL TENDENCIES IN A SMALL OIL EXPORTERRead the article
WHEN IS LOWER INFLATION LESS STABLE? EVIDENCE FROM EIGHT DEVELOPING ECONOMIESRead the article
INDIA'S BURGEONING FOOD SUBSIDIES: HOW MUCH CAN WE BLAME THE FOOD CORPORATION OF INDIA?Read the article
Roger HOSEIN, , Department of Economics, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago
Isaac DIALSINGH, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago
Jaymieon JAGESSAR, Department of Economics, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago
This paper examines the conduct of fiscal policy in the Trinidad and Tobago economy over the period 1970 to 2014, with the main focus being on the cyclical patterns of government expenditure with respect to output and natural gas rents. We find evidence that fiscal policy in Trinidad and Tobago is procyclical with output and natural gas rents. Lastly, policy recommendations are suggested and general conclusions are made.
E32, E62, H30
Procyclical Fiscal Policies, Fiscal Cyclicality, Trinidad and Tobago
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