Fiscal policy
In economics and political science, fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection (mainly taxes) and expenditure (spending) to influence the economy. According to Keynesian economics, when...
Fiscal policy - Wikipedia
14 arrested in New Jersey welfare fraud investigation
Nearly 15 people have been arrested in raids over two days in a New Jersey community
U.S. WELFARE PAYS FOR 4 'WIVES' PER HUSBAND
Are we a stupid nation or what? Try to guess what this is: •إذا كان دخلك الشهري الإجمالي أقل من 150 دولار و 100 دولار أو أقل في الأصول السائلة )نقود في اليد،...
China Economic Growth Seen Slowing Despite Policy Easing
China's economic growth is expected to slow to 6.5 percent in 2016 from an expected 6.8 percent in 2015, even as the central bank eases policy further to ward off a sharper slowdown, a Reuters poll. ...
Germany riot targets new ECB headquarters in Frankfurt
Dozens of people have been hurt and some 350 people arrested as anti-austerity demonstrators clashed with police in the German city of Frankfurt. Police cars were set alight and stones were thrown in ...
One Startling GIF Shows How Much the US Spends on Imprisoning vs. Educating People
Hardly a day goes by without a member of the media or policy world pronouncing that America's education system is in dire straits. There are constant laments over how poorly the U.S. fares by interna...
(Macro) Episode 26: Fiscal Policy - YouTube
Oct 19, 2009 ... The previous videos addressed the macroeconomic goals; this video addresses the idea of fiscal policy (government spending and taxation) as ...
Austerity
In economics, austerity is the policy of reducing government budget deficits. Austerity policies may include spending cuts, tax increases, or a mixture of both. Austerity may be undertaken to demonstr...
Austerity - Wikipedia
Fiscal federalism
As a subfield of public economics, fiscal federalism is concerned with "understanding which functions and instruments are best centralized and which are best placed in the sphere of decentralized leve...
Public choice theory
Public choice or public choice theory refers to "the use of economic tools to deal with traditional problems of political science". Its content includes the study of political behavior. In political s...
Subsidy
A subsidy is a form of financial aid or support extended to an economic sector (or institution, business, or individual) generally with the aim of promoting economic and social policy. Although common...
Subsidy - Wikipedia
United States fiscal cliff
The United States fiscal cliff was a situation that came into existence in January 2013 whereby a series of previously enacted laws would come into effect simultaneously, increasing taxes while decrea...
United States fiscal cliff - Wikipedia
Welfare
Welfare is the provision of a minimal level of well-being and social support for all citizens, sometimes referred to as public aid. In most developed countries welfare is largely provided by the gover...
Welfare - Wikipedia
14 arrested in New Jersey welfare fraud investigation
Nearly 15 people have been arrested in raids over two days in a New Jersey community
Lemon socialism
Lemon socialism is a pejorative term for a form of government intervention in which government subsidies go to weak or failing firms, often with the intent of preventing further, systemic damage to wh...
Budget of the European Union
The European Union has a budget to pay for policies carried out at European level (such as agriculture, assistance to poorer regions, trans-European networks, research, some overseas development aid) ...
Budget of the European Union - Wikipedia
Germany riot targets new ECB headquarters in Frankfurt
Dozens of people have been hurt and some 350 people arrested as anti-austerity demonstrators clashed with police in the German city of Frankfurt. Police cars were set alight and stones were thrown in ...
Rahn curve
The U-shaped Rahn curve is an economic theory, proposed in 1996 by American economist Richard Rahn, which indicates that there is a level of government spending which maximises economic growth. The t...
One Startling GIF Shows How Much the US Spends on Imprisoning vs. Educating People
Hardly a day goes by without a member of the media or policy world pronouncing that America's education system is in dire straits. There are constant laments over how poorly the U.S. fares by interna...
Fiscal space
Fiscal space is a relatively new term that refers to the flexibility of a government in its spending choices, and, more generally, to the financial well-being of a government. Peter Heller (2005) defi...
United States Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, colloquially referred to as the Supercommittee, was a joint select committee of the United States Congress, created by the Budget Control Act of 2011 o...
Agricultural subsidy
An agricultural subsidy is a governmental subsidy paid to farmers and agribusinesses to supplement their income, manage the supply of agricultural commodities, and influence the cost and supply of suc...
Agricultural subsidy - Wikipedia
Bond vigilante
A bond vigilante is a bond market investor who protests monetary or fiscal policies he considers inflationary by selling bonds, thus increasing yields. In the bond market, prices move inversely to yi...
Collective action
Collective action is traditionally defined as any action taken together by a group of people whose goal is to enhance their status and achieve a common objective. It is enacted by a representative of...
Fiscal imbalance in Australia
The fiscal imbalance in Australia refers to the disparity between the revenue generation ability of one level of government (in Australia's case, the federal government) in excess of its own spending ...
Public-sector trade union
A public-sector trade union (or public-sector labor union) is a trade union which primarily represents the interests of employees within public sector or governmental organizations.
In the late 18...
Dynamic scoring
Dynamic scoring predicts the impact of fiscal policy changes by forecasting the effects of economic agents' reactions to incentives created by policy. It is an adaptation of static scoring, the tradit...
Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland
Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) is an annual report published by the Scottish Government. Its aim is to increase public understanding of fiscal policy in Scotland, especially fiscal...