Policy Debate Escalates
- LETTER FROM WASHINGTON. Drew, Elizabeth // New Yorker;8/6/90, Vol. 66 Issue 25, p88
Focuses on the bipartisan negotiations regarding the federal budget deficit during the second year of U.S. President George Bush's term. Implementation of the Gramm-Rudman law that promotes across-the-board budget cuts; Opposition from Democratic legislators and politicians regarding taxation...
- SAVING BEHAVIOUR AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF FISCAL POLICY. // OECD Economic Outlook;Dec2004, Vol. 2004 Issue 2, p33
Examines the direct offsetting effects of budget deficits on savings. Use of fiscal policy as an antidote for weak economic activity; Delay in fiscal consolidations due to its perceived costs in terms of lower activity; Estimation of the direct effects of budget deficits on saving from pooled...
- Taxing Times. EDWARDS, SCOTT M. // Seattle Business;Jan2011, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p16
The article focuses on the challenge facing the Washington state legislature on pushing for tax increases to balance the budget amid opposition from voters. The state has passed a final budget in April 2010 that includes 800 million dollars in tax increases. The legislature proposed to raise the...
- The EU's policy processes. // OECD Economic Surveys: Euro Area;Jul2002, Vol. 2002 Issue 16, p115
Discusses the economic policy process of European Union countries. Economic and legal underpinnings of the European Union process; Background on the Broad Economic Policy Guidelines; Rationale for some binding rules that limit budget deficits; Ways of assessing the effectiveness of the...
- Response to Critics of the Understanding Fiscal Responsibility Curriculum. Marri, Anand R. // Social Science Docket;Summer/Fall2013, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p36
Several letter to the editor are presented in response to the articles related to the Understanding Fiscal Responsibility Curriculum, an economics related curriculum which discusses fiscal deficit, and national debts.
- Chasing new revenue to slash the deficit. Gavin, James // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/29/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p5
Reports on the options for new revenue sources available to the new Lebanese government headed by President Lahoud and Prime Minister Salim al-Hoss. Budget deficit for 1998; Unpaid government bills; Increase in gasoline prices; Introduction of value-added tax; Disbursement of soft loans;...
- Low U.S. saving: Increase it by reducing the federal deficit. Hoover, Dennis K. // Business Economics;Jan1992, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p36
Discusses the need to reduce federal deficit in order to increase national saving in the United States. Negative impact of low savings on living standards; Factors behind the decline of national saving; Reduction of corporate income tax rate; Restoration of investment tax credit or enactment of...
- Cormann hits Govt on MySuper transfers. Taylor, Mike // Money Management;10/18/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p6
The article informs that the Federal Opposition has accused the Australian Government for its improper move involving mandating the automatic transfer of previously accumulated savings into the accounts of the company MySuper.
- Israel: Sharon Survives...But Budget Problems Persist. // Emerging Markets Monitor;12/6/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 33, p16
Reports on the effect of the opposition to the economic stance adopted by Israel Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on the 2005 budget of the country. Causes of poverty according to opposition parties; Increase of the Tel Aviv 100 index.