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>"Current plans not fit for purpose amid squeeze on families, says Institute for Fiscal Studies"
>"Current plans not fit for purpose amid squeeze on families, says Institute for Fiscal Studies"
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"While the Indonesian economy seems to have passed the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, its future trajectory remains unclear."
"While the Indonesian economy seems to have passed the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, its future trajectory remains unclear."
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>"The stagnant fiscal space and mounting debt repayment requirements pose enormous challenges to long-run fiscal..."
>"The stagnant fiscal space and mounting debt repayment requirements pose enormous challenges to long-run fiscal..."
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>"If the economy grows strongly despite the steep fiscal drop-off, Keynesian principles may no longer apply to the U.S. economy, if they ever did."
>"If the economy grows strongly despite the steep fiscal drop-off, Keynesian principles may no longer apply to the U.S. economy, if they ever did."
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"A recent New York Times story sheds light on why recent big infrastructure projects are characterized by cost overruns and years of delays."
"A recent New York Times story sheds light on why recent big infrastructure projects are characterized by cost overruns and years of delays."
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"Critics are claiming the American Rescue Plan was too ambitious as fiscal stimulus. The data suggests today's inflation is due to the speed with which the economy is adding jobs, not the number of jobs added. As such, critics are really _...Read More_
"Critics are claiming the American Rescue Plan was too ambitious as fiscal stimulus. The data suggests today's inflation is due to the speed with which the economy is adding jobs, not the number of jobs added. As such, critics are really _...Read More_
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"On several occasions, President Biden and high-ranking officials in his administration claimed the current bout of inflation was “transitory” and would subside sooner rather than later."
"On several occasions, President Biden and high-ranking officials in his administration claimed the current bout of inflation was “transitory” and would subside sooner rather than later."
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"National Treasury’s strategy to overcome South Africa’s chronic fiscal crisis rests on highly uncertain political and economic foundations."
"National Treasury’s strategy to overcome South Africa’s chronic fiscal crisis rests on highly uncertain political and economic foundations."
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""While the economic implications of this proposal are sufficiently flimsy to discount its claimed purpose of revenue generation, the _...Read More_
""While the economic implications of this proposal are sufficiently flimsy to discount its claimed purpose of revenue generation, the _...Read More_
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"The debates about investment in physical and social infrastructure are precisely what the US needs to decide what kind of society it should be and the appropriate role of government. Where there should be no debate is how best to finance _...Read More_
"The debates about investment in physical and social infrastructure are precisely what the US needs to decide what kind of society it should be and the appropriate role of government. Where there should be no debate is how best to finance _...Read More_
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"For every burst of euphoria about the potential of government spending, there is an inevitable reversion to fiscal consolidation and tighter restrictions. If the public is demanding an expansion of the state, the task for policymakers is _...Read More_
"For every burst of euphoria about the potential of government spending, there is an inevitable reversion to fiscal consolidation and tighter restrictions. If the public is demanding an expansion of the state, the task for policymakers is _...Read More_
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"Locked in a low-growth trap, South Africa's fiscal and macroeconomic situation is unsustainable, not only economically but also politically. To salvage the country's democratic project, the government must offer a credible, comprehensive _...Read More_
"Locked in a low-growth trap, South Africa's fiscal and macroeconomic situation is unsustainable, not only economically but also politically. To salvage the country's democratic project, the government must offer a credible, comprehensive _...Read More_
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"Huang Yiping, a former member of the People’s Bank of China’s monetary policy committee, sees average economic growth this year at around 8 per cent."
"Huang Yiping, a former member of the People’s Bank of China’s monetary policy committee, sees average economic growth this year at around 8 per cent."
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"Virtually everything the administration is trying to do will likely make the supply-chain crisis worse."
"Virtually everything the administration is trying to do will likely make the supply-chain crisis worse."
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