Giovanni Melina

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

700 19th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Nicoletta Batini, Giovanni Callegari and Giovanni Melina
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal Consolidation, Fiscal Multipliers, Growth-friendly Fiscal Policy, Adjustment Process, External Shocks, Government Expenditures, Public Debt, Risk Management

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Natural Gas, Public Investment and Debt Sustainability in Mozambique

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Apr 2014
Giovanni Melina and Yi Xiong
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Natural gas sector, Mozambique, Public investment, Debt sustainability, Economic models, Natural resources, Debt sustainability, Public investment, Mozambique, DIGNAR, budget constraint, public debt, fiscal revenue, government expenditure, fiscal adjustment, tax rates, capital expenditure, fiscal gap, government spending, public investment spending, fiscal regime, foreign debt, fiscal rules, fiscal analysis, capital expenditures, fiscal consequences, fiscal instruments, fiscal policy, public investment expenditures, fiscal revenues, fiscal policy adjustments, government budget constraint, tax increases, public spending, tax changes, national accounts, fiscal sustainability, fiscal affairs de

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Debt Sustainability, Public Investment, and Natural Resources in Developing Countries: The DIGNAR Model

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Apr 2014
Giovanni Melina, Shu-Chun Susan Yang and Luis-Felipe Zanna
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Public investment, Natural resources, Developing countries, Debt sustainability, Economic models, Small Open DSGE Models, DIGNAR, commercial borrowing, fiscal gap, domestic borrowing, commercial debt, external borrowing, public debt, domestic debt, concessional debt, debt accumulation, balance of payment, foreign debt, government debt, debt crises, public finance, debt sustainability analysis, public sector debt, domestic financing, substantial debt, international lending, excessive borrowing, official creditors, debt dynamics, debt relief, debt problems, current account deficit, debt overhang, external debt, debt crisis

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Investing in Public Infrastructure: Roads or Schools?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Manoj Atolia, Bin (Grace) Li, Ricardo Marto and Giovanni Melina
Florida State University - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Public investment, Debt sustainability, Human capital, Infrastructure, Low-income developing countries, political myopia, debt aversion, lowincome, low-income developing countries, International Lending and Debt Problems, Institutions and Growth, Infrastructures

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Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Foggia
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Fiscal policy, deep habits, bank spread, lending relationships

Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Foggia
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Fiscal policy, United States, Banking sector, Loans, Economic models, government spending, deep habits, lending relationships, fiscal policy, fiscal stimulus, government spending shocks, budget constraint, fiscal shocks, fiscal shock, government expenditure, government consumption expenditure, discretionary fiscal policy, fiscal expansion, fiscal multipliers, consumption expenditure, government expenditures, consumption expenditures, aggregate demand, private consumption, general equilibrium, fiscal expansions, public expenditures, consumption decisions, local government spending, tax policy, taxation, government purchases, government spending multipliers, consumption goods, fiscal rules

Fiscal Policy and Lending Relationships

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 2, pp. 696-712, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Foggia
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The Impact of r-g on the Euro-Area Government Spending Multiplier

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Mario di Serio, Matteo Fragetta and Giovanni Melina
University of Salerno, University of Salerno - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Debt Crisis and Management

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 May 2017
University of Surrey, School of Economics, University of Surrey, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and London Metropolitan University - Department of Economics, Finance and International Business (EFIB)
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Crisis management, Debt consolidation, Optimal fiscal-monetary policy, long-term debt, fiscal limits, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

Monetary Policy and the Relative Price of Durable Goods

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 May 2015
Alessandro Cantelmo and Giovanni Melina
Bank of Italy and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 34 (582,193)
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monetary policy, durables, nondurables, comovement, relative price, DSGE, Bayesian estimation, SVAR, sign restrictions, narrative approach

Monetary Policy and the Relative Price of Durable Goods

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Alessandro Cantelmo and Giovanni Melina
Bank of Italy and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Monetary policy, durables, nondurables, price stickiness, relative price, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

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The Distributional Effects of Government Spending Shocks in Developing Economies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Apr 2018
Davide Furceri, Prakash Loungani, Jun Ge and Giovanni Melina
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fiscal policy, Fiscal shocks, Inequality, Income distribution

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Leaning Against Windy Bank Lending

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 May 2015
Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Foggia
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lending relationships, augmented Taylor rule, Bayesian estimation, optimal policy

Leaning Against Windy Bank Lending

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Sep 2017
Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Foggia
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United States, Western Hemisphere, lending relationships, credit growth, leaning against the wind, Bayesian estimation, optimal monetary policy, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

Leaning Against Windy Bank Lending

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 460-482, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Foggia
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Non-Renewable Resources, Fiscal Rules, and Human Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7695
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2019
School of Economics, University of Surrey, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Educational Sciences, Health Care Services Industry, Education For All, Education for Development (superceded), Educational Populations, Public Sector Economics, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Macro-Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics and Economic Growth, Economic Policy, Institutions and Governance, Economic Adjustment and Lending, Fiscal & Monetary Policy

How Loose, How Tight? A Measure of Monetary and Fiscal Stance for the Euro Area

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bank of Italy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Bank of Italy
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How Loose, How Tight? A Measure of Monetary and Fiscal Stance for the Euro Area

Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 1295
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 13 Oct 2020
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bank of Italy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Bank of Italy
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policy stance, euro area, monetary policy, fiscal policy

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Macroeconomic Outcomes in Disaster-Prone Countries

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Bank of Italy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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National income, Business cycles, Balance of payments, Interest rate increases, Real interest rates, natural disasters, climate change, DSGE, resilient capital, international aid, WP, disaster-prone, public capital, ex-ante, natural disaster, country group

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Fiscal Buffers, Private Debt and Recession: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 1186, July 2018
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
Nicoletta Batini, Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Bank of Italy
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private debt, public debt, financial crisis, financial shocks, borrowing constraints, fiscal limits

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Fiscal Buffers, Private Debt, and Stagnation: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Nicoletta Batini, Giovanni Melina and Stefania Villa
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Foggia
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Debt, Private sector, Government expenditures, Borrowing, Public debt, Fiscal consolidation, General equilibrium models, private debt, public debt, borrowing constraints, fiscal limits, DSGE

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A Fiscal Stimulus and Jobless Recovery

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Cristiano Cantore, Paul Levine and Giovanni Melina
University of Surrey, School of Economics, University of Surrey and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Business cycles, CES production function, Economic models, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Unemployment, deep habits, fiscal policy, labor market search-match frictions, unemployment

A Fiscal Stimulus and Jobless Recovery

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 116, Issue 3, pp. 669-701, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Cristiano Cantore, Paul Levine and Giovanni Melina
University of Surrey, School of Economics, University of Surrey and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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CES production function, deep habits, fiscal policy, labor‐market search‐match frictions, unemployment

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Some Policy Lessons from Country Applications of the Dig and DIGNAR Models

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Apr 2019
Daniel Gurara, Giovanni Melina and Luis-Felipe Zanna
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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National income, Social safety nets, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Natural resources, Public Investment, Debt Sustainability, Small Open DSGE Models, Developing Countries., public capital, capacity constraint, concessional, front-loaded

Sectoral Labor Mobility and Optimal Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Oct 2020
Alessandro Cantelmo and Giovanni Melina
Bank of Italy and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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optimal monetary policy, durable goods, labor mobility

Sectoral Labor Mobility and Optimal Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Alessandro Cantelmo and Giovanni Melina
Bank of Italy and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Central banks and their policies, Labor mobility, Optimal monetary policy, durable goods, DSGE, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

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The Euro-Area Government Spending Multiplier at the Effective Lower Bound

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jul 2019
University of Salerno - Department of Economics, University of Salerno, University of Salerno - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Government expenditures, Negative interest rates, Real interest rates, Interest rate policy, Business cycles, Fiscal multiplier, Zero lower bound, Panel VAR, Factor models, Euro Area., ELB, normal time, ZLB, endogenous variable, GFC

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Public Debt Targeting an Application to the Caribbean

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Giovanni Melina and Alejandro Guerson
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Business cycles, Caribbean, Debt sustainability, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Public debt

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Policy Trade-Offs in Building Resilience to Natural Disasters: The Case of St. Lucia

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Bank of Italy, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Real interest rates, Cost of capital, Total factor productivity, Capital, Private investments, Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Their Management, Government Policy, public capital, Papageorgiou, depreciation rate, natural disaster, public standard

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Macro-Fiscal Gains from Anti-Corruption Reforms in the Republic of Congo

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2019
Giovanni Melina, Hoda Selim and Concepción Verdugo Yepes
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Oil revenues, Oil production, Economic growth, Public investment programs, Public investments, Congo, Africa, corruption, PFM, oil curse, small open economy DSGE Model, DIGNAR, SNPC, RGC, Public Investment, Anti-Corruption, PSAs

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U.S. Fiscal Indicators, Inflation and Output

North American Journal of Economics and Finance 22 (2011) 221– 236
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Yunus Aksoy and Giovanni Melina
Birkbeck University of London and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Aug 2019
Giovanni Melina and Rafael Portillo
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Joint Vienna Insitute
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Supply and demand, Financial statistics, National income, Financial crises, Business cycles, macroeconomic fluctuations, low income countries, developing economies, comparative studies of countries, SSA, country group, full sample, HIC, real output

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An Empirical Investigation of US Fiscal Expenditures and Macroeconomic Outcomes

Economics Letters, Vol. 114, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 May 2017
Yunus Aksoy and Giovanni Melina
Birkbeck University of London and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Information value, State-local expenditures, Forecast error variance decomposition

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The Effects of Fiscal Policy Shocks in Svar Models: A Graphical Modelling Approach

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 58, Issue 4, pp. 537-566, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jun 2011
Matteo Fragetta and Giovanni Melina
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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