Angus Armstrong's picture
Affiliation: 
Rebuilding Macroeconomics, IGP, UCL
Credentials: 
Director of Rebuilding Macroeconomics
Professor, University of Stirling

Voting history

Responsible long-term fiscal policy (pilot survey)

Second question:

To help ensure that advanced country governments pursue responsible fiscal policies, countries should adopt formal rules for limiting structural deficits, which are supported by primary legislation or constitutional reform.

Answer:
Disagree
Confidence level:
Very confident

First question:

To help ensure that advanced country governments have sufficient flexibility to respond to future crises, it is important that finance ministries aim for a ratio of public debt to GDP that is substantially less than 60% in normal times.

Answer:
Agree
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
I would prefer gross debt to be used as it is easier to compare like with like in cross country applied work.

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