Public Sector Economics is a scientific journal published by the Institute of Public Finance, which seeks theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions analysing the role and functioning of the public sector at macroeconomic, sectoral and microeconomic levels, in both advanced and emerging market economies. The Editorial Board accepts for consideration exclusively previously unpublished scientific papers.
This year journal celebrates its 45th anniversary. Since its first issue in 1976, around two thousand articles, more than two hundred book reviews and numerous additional contributions have been published in our journal.
Throughout the years the journal has been constantly adapting in accordance with political and economic context all in order to attract the best papers in its field. It also several times changed its name, editors and editorial boards. We are proud that Public Sector Economics is at the top in the field of social sciences in Croatia in terms of quality of content, double-blind peer review process, editorial work and accessibility and visibility to both domestic and international academic and professional community.
For 45 successful years together, we thank all previous and current exceptional authors, dedicated reviewers and of course you, our faithful readers.
Looking forward to many more excellent new issues, your Public Sector Economics team.
Vol. 45 No. 4 (2021) December, 2021
GUEST EDITORS' INTRODUCTION
Milan Deskar-Škrbić, Darjan Milutinović
Macro and micro effects of fiscal policy – experience from the COVID-19 pandemic: introduction to the thematic issue of Public Sector Economics
Interactions between fiscal and monetary policies: a brief history of a long relationship
Vladimir Arčabić, Frane Banić
Characteristics of fiscal policy in Croatia: does it depend on the phase of the business cycle?
Lovorka Grgurić, Ozana Nadoveza Jelić, Nina Pavić
The interplay of supply and demand shocks: measuring potential output in the COVID-19 pandemic
Hrvoje Šimović, Maja Mihelja Žaja, Marko Primorac
Fiscal (un)sustainability of the Croatian healthcare system: additional impact of the COVID-19 crisis
Gonzalo Gómez Bengoechea
The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on income distribution under different protection schemes: the case of Spain
Teboho Jeremiah Mosikari, Joel Hinaunye Eita
Asymmetric effect of government debt on GDP growth: evidence from Namibia
Velma Pijalović, Lejla Lazović-Pita, Almir Peštek, Ademir Abdić,
Pension reform in (F)BH with a special focus on gender issue