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A guide to the economics & fiscal performance of the federal government (1976-2007)
Robert P. Singh
|Other titles||Guide to the economics and fiscal performance of the federal government|
|Statement||Robert P. Singh.|
|LC Classifications||HJ2051 .S495 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008044928|
An economic policy is a course of action that is intended to influence or control the behavior of the economy. Economic policies are typically implemented and administered by the government. Examples of economic policies include decisions made about government spending and taxation, about the redistribution of income from rich to poor, and about the supply of money. Chapter Government and Fiscal Policy Start Up: A Massive Stimulus. Shaken by the severity of the recession that began in December , Congress passed a huge $ billion stimulus package in February President Obama described the measure as only “the beginning” of what the federal government ultimately would do to right the economy.
The discussion of fiscal policy focuses on how federal government taxing and spending affects aggregate demand. All government spending and taxes affect the economy, but fiscal policy focuses strictly on the policies of the federal government. We begin with an overview of U.S. government spending and taxes. Strong fiscal systems are key to a healthy program. The materials in this topic guide programs in making the most of their financial resources. Explore tools to help grantees account for their federal assets, comply with regulations, avoid waste, manage risk, and strengthen internal controls. Find information to support grantees in generating in-kind contributions and meeting matching.
Expansionary fiscal policy is used by the government when attempting to balance out the contraction phase of the business cycle (especially when in or on the brink of a recession), and uses Author: Anne Sraders. Comparing Budget and Accounting Measures of the Federal Government’s Fiscal Condition Summary and Introduction The federal government issues two different reports of its fiscal performance: the budget and the Financial Report of the United States Government. Both contain useful infor-mation for policymakers, and taken together they provide.
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Whether the US economy is slowing or humming, government officials, public policy analysts, and average Americans should know exactly how our government functions from an economic perspective. This book offers a discussion of key economic terms and details the fiscal performance of.
Guide to the economics & fiscal performance of the federal government (). New York: Nova Science Publishers, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Singh.
An indispensable guide for policy analysts, The Guide to the Federal Government, Fiscal is written at a level accessible to general readers and includes illuminating appendices, a revised and updated glossary of key terms, and a thorough : $ In The Guide for the Federal Budget, author Stanley E.
Collender makes clear that despite the regular uncertainties of the nations budgetary needs and the first fiscal year with a surplus sincethe budget is an immense and understandable by: 5. Learn study of guide government economics with free interactive flashcards.
Choose from different sets of study of guide government economics flashcards on Quizlet. Intergovernmental fiscal transfers: principles and practice (English) Abstract.
The design of intergovernmental fiscal transfers has a strong bearing on efficiency and equity of public service provision and accountable local governance.
This book provides a comprehensive one-stop window/source of materials to guide practitioners Cited by: In economics, a federal budget is the major plan for a federal government's estimated future revenues and spending for the coming fiscal year.
The federal budget is representation of the financial plan for the goals and activities of the government which in turn reflects the debates surrounding the various economical principles and ideas. Guide to the Flow of Funds Accounts Explains the principles underlying the flow of funds accounts and describes how the accounts are constructed.
Lists each flow series in the Federal Reserve Board's Z.1 quarterly statistical release, "Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States," and describes how the series is derived from source data.
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The _____ is the federal government's plan for the use of revenues, details government revenues and expenses, and summarizes the ways in which government uses fiscal policy.
Economics Chapter 15 Fiscal. Fiscal policy is the means by which a government adjusts its spending levels and tax rates to monitor and influence a nation's economy.
It is the Author: Leslie Kramer. The fiscal policy of a government has a direct influence on that country's economy. The government is involved in fiscal policy any time that it makes payments, purchases goods and services, or even collects taxes. Any change in the government's fiscal policy affects the economy as well as individuals.
federal systems through to supranational constructs (such as the European Union: EU). The volume seeks to provide a review of the latest literature on the broad subject of fiscal federalism, and also to guide practitioners and policy makers seeking informed policy options.
In the case of intergovernmental relations, the recent evolution of theory. Monetary policy refers to the actions of central banks to achieve macroeconomic policy objectives such as price stability, full employment, and stable economic growth. Fiscal policy refers to the tax and spending policies of the federal government.
Fiscal policy decisions are determined by the Congress and the Administration; the Fed plays no. Who holds the supreme power in a Democratic government. citizens Who is the powerful head of government in Germany.
The Chancellor Why was the European Union originally founded. to encourage trade When a government owned company is sold to a private business, it is known as privatization. Government and Economics Study Guide. The Dilemma of Fiscal Federalism: Grants and Fiscal Performance around the World I.
INTRODUCTION A rapid growth in the autonomy and responsibilities of state and local governments is one of the most noteworthy trends in governance around the world in recent decades. This trend, along with theCited by: Fiscal policy consists of the changes made by the federal government in its budget expenditures and tax revenues to expand or contract the economy.
In making these changes, the federal government may seek to increase the economy's real output and employment, or control its rate of inflation. Size: KB. Inthe federal government was sold on the concept of universal telephone service provided by Ma Bell, a monopoly that was ended by the development of a new technology.
Inthe U.S. government filed a suit against the world’s largest software company, Microsoft, for participating in. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over construction, maintenance, and preservation over the Nation's highways, bridges, and tunnels.
In this official resources collection, you will find publications, such as Funding Federal Aid Highways that covers the Highway Trust Fund, obligations, and distributions to fund. A guide to public financial management literature - For practitioners in developing countries 2 Recommended reading: comprehensive guides to PFM The best comprehensive introductory guides to PFM are a set of weighty PFM handbooks produced by various international organisations.
Thankfully, the contents of these differentFile Size: KB. Monetary Policy. Monetary policy refers to a government’s programs for controlling the amount of money circulating in the economy and interest rates. Changes in the money supply affect both the level of economic activity and the rate of inflation.
The Federal Reserve System (the Fed), the central banking system of the United States, prints money and controls how much of it will be in Author: Lawrence J.
Gitman, Carl McDaniel, Amit Shah, Monique Reece, Linda Koffel, Bethann Talsma, James C. For many years following the Great Depression of the s, recessions—periods of slow economic growth and high unemployment often defined as two consecutive quarters of decline in the gross domestic product, or GDP—were viewed as the greatest of economic threats.
When the danger of recession appeared most serious, the government sought to strengthen the economy by spending Author: Mike Moffatt.Besides the members of his economic team, many economists seem to be on board in using discretionary fiscal policy in this instance.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Janet Yellen put it this way: “The new enthusiasm for fiscal stimulus, and particularly government spending, represents a huge evolution in mainstream thinking.”.