Does Wagner's Law Ruin the Sustainability of German Public Finances?

The literature on long-term relationships in public finance is dominated by two approaches: fiscal sustainability and Wagner's law. In this paper, we argue that they should be analyzed simultaneously, using vector error-correction models for public expenditures, revenues, and GDP. For Germany,...

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Volume: 69
Main Author: Koester, Gerrit B
Priesmeier, Christoph
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: TUBINGEN Mohr Siebeck 01.09.2013
published in: Finanzarchiv Vol. 69; no. 3; pp. 256 - 288
Data of publication: 20130901
ISSN: 0015-2218
EISSN: 1614-0974
Discipline: Political Science
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
Social Sciences Citation Index
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