Fiscal Policy for Development
Tony Addison Alan Roe
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Fiscal policy is critical to the development of poor countries. Public spending on pro-poor services and public goods must be increased, tax revenues must be mobilized, and macro-economic stabilization must be achieved without inhibiting growth, poverty reduction and post-conflict reconstruction. This book provides both a comprehensive and balanced guide to the current policy debate and new results on the development impact of fiscal policies. It is essential reading for students of development economics as well as all those seeking to improve policy-effectiveness.
Tony Addison is Deputy Director of the World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) in Helsinki.
Alan Roe is a Director of Oxford Policy Management in the UK and a former Principal Economist at the World Bank.
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