The policy of a government in controlling its own expenditures and taxation, which together make up the budget.
From “Great Society” to “Green New Deal”: How Do Politicians Name Policies?If the success of a political program is at least partly dependent on what it's called, what does it take for a name like the Green New Deal to stand out?
Why Bluster Is Dictionary’s 2012 Word Of The YearYou may recall that last year we selected a rare word, a tongue-twister of sorts, as the 2011 Word of the Year: tergiversate which means “to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate.” Rather than pick a word that rose to prominence through common usage during the year (like Occupy or Arab Spring), we selected a word hidden …
A function of fiscal policy, along with monetary policy, is to regulate the level of economic activity, the price level, and the balance of payments. Fiscal policy also determines the distribution of resources between the public sector and the private sector and influences the distribution of wealth.
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First, as a fiscal-policy nerd with a raft of élite degrees, a technocratic tendency to lose an audience in details.Francois Hollande: France’s Anti-Sarkozy President|Tracy McNicoll|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST