fiscal policy


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a government policy for dealing with the budget (especially with taxation and borrowing)

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An example of the conflict between provincial governments is the commonly heard complaint that a loose fiscal policy by Ontario during the mid1980s caused the Bank of Canada to impose a more restrictive monetary policy than would otherwise have been necessary.
Perhaps the simplest indicator of the stance of overall fiscal policy is the budget deficit.
The most important lesson from the last 5 or 6 years is that a stable monetary and fiscal policy is a necessary, but not a sufficient condition for sustainable economic development.
Since 2000 the surplus target for the net lending of the general government sector has been a central element of Sweden's fiscal policy framework.
By June, Abe is eager to finalize the basic fiscal policy which could include a plan to put Japan on a path toward fiscal restoration, the sources said.
monetary and fiscal policy reaction functions and institutions to study their impact on business cycle fluctuations.
In addition, the opposition leader and presidential candidate said he also planned to set up a national economic council, which will act independently of the fiscal policy council "so that the president and government can have their own advisers".
The report showed that the efficiency of fiscal policy and financial management in the government financial sector are considered key elements in determining the level of competitiveness of countries.
Fiscal policy is one of the main tools that the government can use to neutralize the shocks affecting the economy through changes in levels of taxation and spending.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond rose Tuesday as traders shunned active bond buying amid uncertainty about the course of Japan's fiscal policy ahead of the Democratic Party of Japan's presidential election next week.
But events in Greece also carry some significant lessons for countries across the globe -- namely, the importance of sound, sensible fiscal policy - in good times as well as in bad.
Taipei, June 1, 2011 (CENS) -- The government appears to embrace a conservative fiscal policy in 2012, as major public construction projects undergoing review by the Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) reaches only NT$120 billion in scale next year, less than half of this year's NT$302.
It became clear early on that monetary and liquidity policy instruments would be insufficient; there was also a need for fiscal policy measures.
Monetary policy typically is implemented by a central bank, while fiscal policy decisions are set by the national government)
ANKARA/LONDON, Aug 11, 2010 (TUR) -- A senior Moody's analyst said Wednesday that a prolonged delay in approving the fiscal rule legislation deprives Turkey of an anchor for its fiscal policy, which would make it easier for the government to loosen its fiscal policy stance.
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