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Deficit Reduction Averaging: A Plan B for fiscal tightening

economy, finance, taxation

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Author(s):  Adam Lent, Tony Dolphin
Published date:  16 Mar 2011
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This paper assesses the extent to which the plans of the Coalition government and of the previous Labour government successfully balance the demands of economic sensitivity and market sensitivity. It then goes on to propose a new, alternative approach: deficit reduction averaging.

 
 

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Adam Lent, Associate Fellow

Tony Dolphin, Senior Economist and Associate Director for Economic Policy

 

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