Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia, NBER-EASE, Volume 16

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose, editors

Conference held June 23-25, 2005
Published in October 2007 by University of Chicago Press
© 2007 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series East Asia Seminar on Economics

NBER Program(s):IFM, ME, PE, EFG

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458 pages
ISBN: 978-0-226-38681-2

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgment: Takatoshi Ito, Andrew K. Rose (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to "Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia, NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics, Volume 16": Takatoshi Ito, Andrew K. Rose (p. 1 - 5) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Puzzling Tax Structures in Devloping Countries: A Comparison of Two Alternative Explanations: Roger Gordon, Wei Li (p. 9 - 35) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Francis T. Lui (p. 35 - 37) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Michael M. Alba (p. 37 - 41) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Direct Substitution between Government and Private Consumption in East Asia: Yum K. Kwan (p. 45 - 58) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Kiyoshi Mitsui (p. 58 - 60) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Mario B. Lamberte (p. 60 - 61) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Measuring the Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Korea: Seok-Kyun Hur (p. 63 - 93) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Wei Li (p. 93 - 97) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Yum K. Kwan (p. 97 - 98) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Income Risk and the Benefits of Social Insurance: Evidence from Indonesia and the United States: Raj Chetty, Adam Looney (p. 99 - 121) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Roger Gordon (p. 122 - 128) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Mario B. Lamberte (p. 128 - 130) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Will China Eat Our Lunch or Take Us to Dinner? Simulating the Transition Paths of the United States, the European Union, Japan, and China: Hans Fehr, Sabine Jokisch, Laurence J. Kotlikoff (p. 133 - 193) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Yasushi Iwamoto (p. 193 - 196) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Cielito F. Habito (p. 196 - 198) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. External Debt, Adjustment, and Growth: Delano P. Villanueva, Roberto S. Mariano (p. 199 - 221) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Francis T. Lui (p. 221 - 222) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Australian Government Balance Sheet Management: Wilson Au-Yeung, Jason McDonald, Amanda Sayegh (p. 225 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Youngsun Koh (p. 252 - 253) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Corrinne Ho (p. 254 - 255) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Dealing with Contingent Liabilities: The Philippines: Gilberto M. Llanto (p. 257 - 284) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Jason McDonald (p. 284 - 286) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Shigeki Kunieda (p. 286 - 288) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Reforming the Fiscal Management System in Korea: Youngsun Koh (p. 289 - 335) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Gilberto M. Llanto (p. 335 - 336) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Chong-Hyun Nam (p. 336 - 338) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Population Aging, Fiscal Policies, and National Saving: Predictions for the Korean Economy: Young Jun Chun (p. 339 - 372) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Laurence J. Kotlikoff (p. 372 - 373) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Shigeki Kunieda (p. 373 - 375) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Sustainability, Debt Management, and Public Debt Policy in Japan: Takero Doi, Toshihiro Ihori, Kiyoshi Mitsui (p. 377 - 412) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Dante B. Canlas (p. 412 - 414) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Policy Options for Financing Future Health and Long-Term Care Costs in Japan: Tadashi Fukui, Yasushi Iwamoto (p. 415 - 442) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Epictetus Patalinghug (p. 442 - 444) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Raj Chetty (p. 444 - 445) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors, Index: Takatoshi Ito, Andrew K. Rose (p. 447 - 458) (bibliographic info) (download)
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