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The use of government spending and taxation to meet economic objectives.
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Investing in Schools Creates More Than Twice as Many Jobs as Military Spending - The Real News Network

Investing in Schools Creates More Than Twice as Many Jobs as Military Spending - The Real News Network | Fiscal policy | Scoop.it
Investing in Schools Creates More Than Twice as Many Jobs as Military Spending
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Robert Pollin is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
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Why Is Our Policy Agenda So Biased Toward Fiscal Policy? (As Opposed to Jobs…)

Why Is Our Policy Agenda So Biased Toward Fiscal Policy? (As Opposed to Jobs…) | Fiscal policy | Scoop.it
I recently pledged to myself and readers that I would stop paying so much attention to crazy fiscal fights—cliff, ceiling, etc.—and more to what people actually, and appropriately, care more about: jobs, income, wages, wealth.  Not that I’ll ignore...
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The big issues in macroeconomics: the fiscal multiplier — Crooked Timber

The big issues in macroeconomics: the fiscal multiplier http://t.co/5G82cTyx
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Fiscal fights threaten US policy goals - FT.com

Fiscal fights threaten US policy goals - FT.com | Fiscal policy | Scoop.it
Moments after the fiscal cliff was averted, President Barack Obama strode to the White House podium to thank congressional leaders from both parties and remind them of other policy challenges ripe for bipartisan co-operation.
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Standard & Poor’s cuts credit ratings for France and eight other European nations

Standard & Poor’s cuts credit ratings for France and eight other European nations | Fiscal policy | Scoop.it
Standard & Poor’s imposes a sweeping cut to the credit standing of major European nations including France.

Via Rachel Smith
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Follow the money, and you'll see why fiscal policy must change - The Augusta Chronicle

Follow the money, and you'll see why fiscal policy must change
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And you will never find enough waste, fraud and abuse to be a coffer dam for the flow of red ink.
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Did government Departments really spend €850m on capital expenditure in the month of December 2012 ?

Did government Departments really spend €850m on capital expenditure in the month of December 2012 ? | Fiscal policy | Scoop.it
The Exchequer statement for December 2012 issued by the Department of Finance yesterday is overall a very positive development for the economy – there was a spectacular bounce in tax revenues durin...
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Video - Modern Fiscal Solutions Prove Elusive - WSJ.com

Video - Modern Fiscal Solutions Prove Elusive - WSJ.com | Fiscal policy | Scoop.it
The U.S. Congressional compromise illustrates difficulties modern democracies face in producing fiscal-policy solutions, especially when central banks are keeping monetary policy so easy. Dow Jones' s David Cottle looks at the problem.
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BIS hails a heretical revolution | Steve Keen | Commentary | Business Spectator

Alan Greenspan ignored the Bank for International Settlement's warnings to walk eyes wide shut into the GFC. But Treasuries are now under pressure to get it right, even with unorthodox models, and the BIS is finding a broad audience.
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