Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/43248
Authors: 
Angeloni, Ignazio
Faia, Ester
Winkler, Roland C.
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
CFS Working Paper 2010/25
Abstract: 
We study alternative scenarios for exiting the post-crisis fiscal and monetary accommodation using the model of Angeloni and Faia (2010), that combines a standard DSGE framework with a fragile banking sector, suitably modified and calibrated for the euro area. Credibly announced and fast fiscal consolidations dominate - based on simple criteria - alternative strategies incorporating various degrees of gradualism and surprise. The fiscal adjustment should be based on spending cuts or else be relatively skewed towards consumption taxes. The phasing out of monetary accommodation should be simultaneous or slightly delayed. We also find that, contrary to widespread belief, Basel III may well have an expansionary macroeconomic effect.
Subjects: 
Exit Strategies
Debt Consolidation
Fiscal Policy
Monetary Policy
Capital Requirements
Bank Runs
JEL: 
G01
E63
H12
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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