Fiscal policy in the great election year

Fiscal policy is known to get loser during election years as governments make big spending commitments on economic development, infrastructure and social programs to appease voters. As more than half of the world’s economies host election this year, we discuss the outlook for government expenditure against a backdrop of already high debt to GDP ratios, particularly in emerging markets, CNBC Africa is joined by Era Dabla-Norris, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF.
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 15:53:11 GMT