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Can post-Corona fiscal discipline be sustained? The case of Norway proves top civil servants can make it happen

Geys, Benny and Sørensen, Rune J. (2020) Can post-Corona fiscal discipline be sustained? The case of Norway proves top civil servants can make it happen. LSE Covid 19 Blog (04 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

COVID-19 has caused extremally high levels of budgetary deficits and government borrowing, which in the future will require more stringent fiscal policies write Benny Geys and Rune J. Sørensen (BI Norwegian Business School). How can post-Corona fiscal discipline be sustained? Budget preparation by top civil servants can allow for better balancing of the books, they claim.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2020 14:00
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2020 23:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105120

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