First published on
26 August 2016 (last update on: 26 August 2016)
Economic Brief 16

Public Investment Stimulus in Surplus Countries and their Euro Area Spillovers


This paper uses economic modelling to explore the potential spillover effects that higher public expenditure in surplus countries could have on the rest of euro area.


Jan in 't Veld

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Economic Briefs 16. August 2016. Brussels. PDF. 16pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BE-16-016-EN-N (online)    
ISBN 978-92-79-54485-9 (online)    
ISSN 2443-8030 (online)    
doi: 10.2765/413616 (online)   

JEL classification: E52; E62; F41; F42


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