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- Free Markets: The Way to Sustainable Growth. Boskin, Michael J. // Challenge (05775132);May/Jun90, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p12
The article presents an interview of the author with Michael J. Boskin who is Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. According to Boskin the primary goal of the council is to try to achieve the highest sustainable rate of economic growth. That is the way it will achieve rising...
- The silence of the good economic views. Kudlow, Lawrence // Indianapolis Business Journal;3/6/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 53, p6B
The author reflects on the increase in the supply side economic in the U.S. The employment continually grows reaching 317,000 while the unemployment rate has fallen to 4.7 percent in January 2006. The Congressional Budget Office has revealed that there is a clear supply side effect, particularly...
- Could more childcare increase labour supply? // OECD Economic Surveys: United Kingdom;Nov2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 2005 Issue 2, p85
The female employment rate has risen from 56% in 1971 to 70% in 2004. Among mothers with two or more children under 15 years, 24% work full-time and 40% part-time. Improved childcare might bring more mothers into work. In particular it should make work more attractive for sole parents, because...
- Tax Collections Beat '05. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;9/14/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32466, p33
The article reports the findings of the study conducted by the Alabama Department of Revenue that the tax collections of the first 11 months of fiscal 2006 is bigger than the whole collection in fiscal 2005. The increase is due to the state's falling unemployment rate and rising property values....
- The Working Families’ Tax Credit and Some European Tax Reforms in A Collective Setting. Myck, Michal; Bargain, Olivier; Beblo, Miriam; Beninger, Denis; Blundel, Richard; Carrasco, Raquel; Chiuri, Maria-Concetta; Laisney, François; Lechene, Valérie; Longobardi, Ernesto; Moreau, Nicolas; Ruiz-Castillo, Javier; Vermeulen, Frederic // Review of Economics of the Household;Jun2006, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p129
A framework for simplified implementation of the collective model of labor supply decisions is presented in the context of fiscal reforms in the UK. Through its collective form the model accounts for the well known problem of distribution between wallet and purse, a broadly debated issue which...
- How the other 1/2 lives. // Accountancy;Apr1976, Vol. 87 Issue 992, p11
The article reports the number of tax inspectors employed including those hired as part-time in Great Britain.
- State Budget Deficits Will Top $40 Billion in 2005, Analyst Says. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;10/24/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31747, p5
Reports on the projected increase of state budget deficits in the U.S. Attribution of deficits on the decline of tax revenues and harmful federal policies; Escalation of collective budgetary gaps; Lack of employment growth.
- Job Wire. // California Job Journal;4/5/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1179, p2
This section offers news briefs regarding employment. A continued rise in unemployment was tallied at an all-time high in 25 years, 8.1 to 8.5 percent. It states that many Americans are likely to abandon vacation plans and opt for shorter trips due to tighter budgets and financial constraints....
- The end is nigh for the Beveridge welfare state. Hirsch, Donald // New Statesman;03/27/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 4479, p8
Analyzes the two measures in the 2000 budget for Great Britain that will have an impact on its tax and benefit system. Information about integrated child tax credit; Details on the employment credit; Explanations from Chancellor Gordon Brown about the measures.