Countering the impact of a potential recession: What can federal fiscal policy do? Kevin Milligan ~ Vancouver School of Economics ~ University of British Columbia

Countering the impact of a potential recession: What can federal fiscal policy do?

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In Roger Gibbins, Jacques Marcil, and Robert Roach (eds.) Taking Action on the Economy: Advice from Western Canada, Canada West Foundation, December 2008: Abstract/Paper

Abstract:

Recent data from the United States confirm long-held suspicions: the economy is in recession. While the most recent data for Canada show our economy still growing, it seems likely that Canada will join the United States in recession in 2009. What fiscal policy moves should the Canadian government take to soften the blow of a recession?

Canada West Foundation, December, 2008: Abstract/Paper

Draft, December, 2008: PDF.


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