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Build It And They Will Come

December 1st, 2016 · Comments Off on Build It And They Will Come

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Tags: Economy · Fiscal policy

A Fiscal Trump Blitz!

November 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on A Fiscal Trump Blitz!

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Tags: Economic Policy · Fiscal policy

The Stimulus Debate Still Rages, 5 Years On

May 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on The Stimulus Debate Still Rages, 5 Years On

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Self-defeating austerity?

June 16th, 2013 · Comments Off on Self-defeating austerity?

Their argument is that in the current environment of near-zero interest rates, fiscal deficits are unusually cheap to finance and monetary policy is not going to move to offset much (if any) of the effects of fiscal policy on the economy. Under these conditions, it is indeed possible that austerity today may reduce future tax […]

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Tags: Balance sheet recession · Fiscal policy

No economic growth in the Netherlands for seven years

June 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on No economic growth in the Netherlands for seven years

Top economists Rick van der Ploeg en former minister Willem Vermeend argue that the Netherlands hasn’t grown in seven years and this is unprecedented. They blame the 46 billion euro in austerity and the lack of any structural reforms to increase growth. With 8 billion moreĀ  planned austerity measures planned, the prognosticated 1% growth for […]

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Tags: Economy · Fiscal policy

BBC News – IMF: US budget cuts ‘ill-designed’

June 14th, 2013 · Comments Off on BBC News – IMF: US budget cuts ‘ill-designed’

IMF: US budget cuts ‘ill-designed’ The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged the US to repeal the huge federal budget cuts introduced this year, denouncing them as “excessively rapid and ill-designed”. via BBC News – IMF: US budget cuts ‘ill-designed’.

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The Austerity Deniers – Seeking Alpha

June 6th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Austerity Deniers – Seeking Alpha

At heart, the Keynesian analysis is remarkably simple. The private sector suffered large losses in wealth due to the housing crash. As a result, it reduced borrowing and spending and increased savings (or were forced to do this by creditors). The problem is that on the level of the economy as a whole, where my […]

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Tags: Economic Policy · Fiscal policy

That disappearing deficit..

May 13th, 2013 · Comments Off on That disappearing deficit..

International Monetary Fund figures show the US budget deficit peaked at more than 13 per cent of gross domestic product in 2009. According to the latest estimates from Goldman Sachs, it was running at only 4.5 per cent of GDP in the first quarter of 2013. via That disappearing deficit…

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The IMF And The Fiscal Multiplier – Seeking Alpha

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on The IMF And The Fiscal Multiplier – Seeking Alpha

And now, after collecting data in the years following the Great Recession, the IMF concedes (pdf) that fiscal multipliers are probably considerably larger than previously thought. Coming from the IMF, the institution that insists on austerity at basically every crisis it is called to, this is a big deal. via The IMF And The Fiscal […]

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Tags: Fiscal policy · IMF