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Budget deficits and the current account

John T. Cuddington

Budget deficits and the current account

an intertemporal disequilibrium approach

by John T. Cuddington

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Published by Development Research Department, World Bank in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

DRD 97.

Statementby John T. Cuddington and JoseM. Vinals.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Development Research Department -- no.97
ContributionsVinals, Jose., World Bank. Development Research Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19656770M

yes Americas current account (CA) deficit (the trade deficit plus net income payments and net unilateral transfers) rose as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) from to a record high of abo view the full answer. Abstract. Over the past three decades, the twin deficits hypothesis (TDH) — that budget deficit has a direct effect on current account deficit — has been a topic of interest in the empirical literature (see, for example, Bahmani-Oskooee, ; Khalid & Guan, ; Mohammadi, ; Bagnai, ; Salvatore, ; Bartolini & Lahiri, ; Baharumshah & Lau, ; Ito, ; Daly & Siddiki.

Top 20 countries with the largest deficit U.S. trade deficit (in billions, goods and services) by country in This is a list of the 20 countries and territories with the largest deficit in current account balance (CAB), based on data from est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Egwaikhide, Festus O. Effects of budget deficits on the current account balance in Nigeria. Nairobi: African Economic Research Consortium, ©

between budget and current account deficits. The so-called ‘twin deficits hypothesis’ that emerged in the s marked a period of strong appreciation of the dollar and an unusual shift in current account as well as fiscal deficits, not in favor of the US. This close connection between current and budget deficits is not unique to the US. Over the past decade the United States has experienced widening current account deficits and a steady deterioration of its net foreign asset position. During the second half of the s, this deterioration was fueled by foreign investment in a booming U.S. stock market.


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INTRODUCTION. Deficit budgeting appeared justified during the immediate post-independence era, largely because of the need then to expand the economy. This culture however became seemingly entrenched over time.

Up tillthe country ran fiscal deficits and sustained public sector spending boom. Both the current account deficit and the budget deficit have an effect on aggregate demand and also aggregate supply over time. Current account Depending on the cause of the current account deficit, a large and rising deficit in trade can hit demand for domestically produced goods and services.

The U.S. federal budget deficit for the fiscal year is $ billion. FY covers October 1,through Septem The deficit occurs because the U.S.

government spending of $ trillion is higher than its revenue of $ trillion. budget deficits leads to roughly a $ rise in the current account deficit.

I obtain similar figures for Canada, the United Kingdom, and West Germany, as well as from an overall cross-country comparison. For Mexico, the historical relationship between trade deficits and budget deficits sug-Cited by: In the case of the United States, the twin deficit graph as a percentage of GDP shows that the budget and current account deficits did move broadly in sync from until the early s, but since then, they have moved apart.

Data thus confirm that as a government budget deficit widens, the current account falls, but the relationship is. The largest component of a current account deficit is the trade deficit.

That's when the country imports more goods and services than it exports. The current U.S. trade deficit reveals that the United States imports a lot more than it exports. Many think that America is becoming less competitive in the global market. Cumulative Budget Deficit over same period in FY $ billion; The cumulative deficit through the first nine months of FY20 was $1, billion larger than it was through the first nine months of FY The increase in the cumulative deficit reflects a $1, billion increase in outlays and a.

between budget deficit and current account deficit. Particularly, the twin deficits hypothesis states that a budget deficit leads to a current account deficit. And obviously a budget surplus will improve the current account deficit, while a budget deficit makes the government as.

budget deficits to cause current account deficits. • To evaluate this claim, decompose total national saving (S) into two parts. Total saving (S) = • public saving by the government sector Sg = T - G, where T is taxes private saving by households and firms Sp = Y – T – C.

CBO's regular budget publications include semiannual reports on the budget and economic outlook, annual reports on the President's budget and the long-term budget picture, and a biannual set of options for reducing budget deficits.

CBO also prepares cost estimates and mandate statements for nearly all bills that are reported by Congressional committees. The U.S.'s twin deficits usually refer to its fiscal and current account deficits.

A fiscal deficit is a budget shortfall. A current account deficit, roughly speaking, means a country is sending. The Current Account-Budget Deficits Link: in Sub-Saharan Africa Countries Paperback – Aug by Abebe Azene Akelate (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Author: Abebe Azene Akelate. Fiscal Deficit, Fiscal Consolidation and Current Account Deficit are terms that we hear often from the Finance Minister and Prime Minister as the areas that needs prime attention. What is Fiscal Deficit.

The fiscal deficit is the difference between the government's total expenditure and its total receipts (excluding borrowing). Fiscal deficit in layman's terms corresponds to the borrowings and. Journals & Books; Help Vol Issues 1–2, AugustPages Budget deficits and the current account: An Intertemporal Disequilibrium Approach.

Author links open overlay panel John T. The dynamics of current account and budget deficits in selected countries in the Middle East and North Africa. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 5, –. Journal of International Economics 21 () North-Holland BUDGET DEFICITS AND THE CURRENT ACCOUNT An Intertemporal Disequilibrium Approach John T.

CUDDINGTON* Country Policy Department, World Bank, Washington, DC, USA Jose M. VINALS* Economics Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA Seruicio de Estudios, Banco de Espana, Madrid. The key outcome from all of the studies presented in this paper while investigating the relationship between the budget deficit and current account deficit showed strong evidence in both developed and developing countries towards supporting the Keynesian proposition (conventional view) which suggests that an increase in the budget deficit would.

In the theoretical literature, there are various schools of thought regarding the relationships between current account deficit and budget deficit.

In the Mundell-Flemming model based on the conventional Keynesian “twin deficit hypotheses”, budget deficits generate current account deficits. government budget deficit and the current account deficit for the period – and using a vector autoregressive (VAR) model, the data revealed only a relatively weak long-run attachment between the budget deficit and the current account deficit.

While the twin-deficit hypothesis was thus rejected, a reverse Granger. The current account deficit averaged % of GDP in the first three quarters of The OBR expects the current account deficit for the whole of to be %.Budget deficits and the current account: an intertemporal disequilibrium approach (English) Abstract.

The objective of the present paper is to develop an intertemporal disequilibrium model of a monetary economy to explain the effects of fiscal policy on the current by: But even with the subsequent deficits, it was still only 51 percent of GDP in True “balance” in the budget, it might be suggested, would entail not a zero deficit, but one such that the debt grows at the same percentage rate as GNP, thus keeping the debt-to-GNP ratio constant.

Federal Deficit, from the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics.