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- State and local government fiscal position in 1997. Campi, Florence; Sullivan, David F. // Survey of Current Business;Apr98, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p10
Provides information on the surplus of State and local governments in the United States in 1997. Increase in state and local government receipts; Increase in personal tax and nontax receipts; Increase for social insurance; Fiscal position of the state for 1998.
- `A Surplus, If We Can Keep It'. Schick, Allen // Brookings Review;Winter2000, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p36
Analyzes the factors in the 1980s and 1990s that explain how the budget deficit was converted into surplus in the United States. Economic development; Spending policies; Discretionary spending; Direct spending; Tax policy; Outlook for budget surplus.
- The age of surplus. Blankley, Tony // Caribbean Business;7/13/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p30
Editorial. Comments on the effects of economic surplus on the campaign of presidential candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore in the United States. Lack of reliable gauge on public opinion; Use of public polling; Conjectures of proposals on spending; Assessment of proposals by candidates...
- Surplus fever. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/02/99, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p17
Comments on various issues concerning the projected budget surpluses in the United States. Sources of the projected surpluses; Factors for the achievement of surpluses; Question on forecasting flaws; Reactions of legislators and politicians to the surpluses; Proposed spending programs using the...
- Economic Forecasts. // Congressional Digest;Apr2002, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p104
Forecasts the economic conditions of the U.S. Expectation of deficits in case of policies stability; Estimation of the total surplus for Congressional Budget Office from several sources; Projection of total amount of surplus in relation to gross domestic product.
- BUSINESS SITUATION. Moran, Larry R.; Larkins, Daniel; Morris, Ralph W.; Argueta, Jennifer S.; Andrews, Steven J. // Survey of Current Business;Dec2000, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p1
Provides information on the economic condition of the United States in the third quarter of 2000. Increase in real gross domestic product; Status of the real private fixed investment; Decrease in real government spending; Increase in the state and local government surplus.
- Washington eager to enter era of cash-flush budgets. Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;8/29/97, Vol. 89 Issue 193, p1
Relates that optimistic economic analysts are predicting a budget surplus in the United States prior to 2002, the agreed-upon date for balancing the budget. How a budget surplus would affect national politics; The reaction of Congress to the forecasts; The belief that the underlying economic...
- Send the surplus to Social Security. // Money;Mar98, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p35
Presents a graph depicting the increase in consumer comfort as of January 1998. Results from a poll that suggests that consumers want any federal budget surplus to go toward shoring up Social Security.
- Slow Economic Growth Brings Increasing Deficits. Bartlett, Bruce // Human Events;1/21/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p18
Discusses the impact of the slow rate of United States (U.S.) economic growth on the federal budget. Significance of incorporating assumptions about the U.S. economy; Effects of forecast errors in the estimates of cumulative surpluses.