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Social Media: Economics: Fiscal Policy

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A Higher Realism
President Bush's inaugural speech signaled his entry into a third, more sweeping phase of foreign policy, the columnist maintains. During his first term, Bush moved from a pragmatism that sought to cu... Read More...

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Meeting Highlights
The writer applauds China's policymakers for their sensible and timely decision to adopt "prudent fiscal policies". By Yan Xizao. (China Daily, 12/6/2004) Read More...

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Greenspan Joins IMF in Urging US to Live Within Its Means
Discusses how Greenspan feels that the United States needs to work with the IMF and follow their reccomendations in order to meet its deficits. (The Economic Times, 11/20/04) Read More...

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View from Bulgaria: A Brief Look at Preparing for EU Accession and the Euro
Overview of Bulgaria and its preparation for accession into the EU and adoption of the Euro. By Desislava S. Chausheva. (IA-Forum, 7/26/2004) Read More...

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International Economics Network
Excellent resource for economics, business, international law, biotech, and politics information. Also includes research papers. Read More...

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U.S. turns heat on Russia in WTO entry bid
Criticism of Russian business methods. Discussion focusses on obstacles Russia faces before achieving its goal of 10 years, entering the World Trade Organization. WTO entrance would open Russian mar... Read More...

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Mitteleuropa: German Threat Resurgent
The European enlargement was supposed to be wonderful. Now the Central and Eastern European countries see themselves faced with German extortion. Hike taxes or say good-bye to co-financing from Brusse... Read More...

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Spending Control Strategy
Republicans can make progress against out-of-control spending, but they need both Reagan-style solutions and Reagan-style leadership. By Chris Edwards. (Cato, 3/28/2004) Read More...

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Increasing Social Security Taxes Won't Make the Program Solvent
Removing the cap on payroll taxes will not ensure Social Security's safety. The program can only be saved through some form of privatization. (National Center for Policy Analysis, 3/23/2004) Read More...

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IMF cautiously optimistic on UK
The UK economy has "weathered the global slowdown well", and growth could hit 3.1% this year. However, the IMF also warned Britain to keep a careful eye on public finances. (BBC, 3/5/2004) Read More...

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Privatize program now
Private investment is the only way to save social security from financial crisis. By Michael Tanner. (USA Today, 2/27/04) Read More...

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Budget not Keynesian: Prof
Liberals in British Columbia bent on balancing the budget may be boxing themselves in politically and hurting the economy. (Quesnel, 2/22/2004) Read More...

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EconPapers provides access to RePEc, the worlds largest collection of on-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software. Read More...

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Sweat the Small Stuff
Why we should worry about fiscal irresponsibility regardless of how trivial some of it might seem. By Jacob Sullum. (Reason, 2/6/2004) Read More...

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"Compromise" Internet Tax Bill Would Cripple Online Development
The National Taxpayers Union argues for a permanent ban on an internet tax, calling the current moratorium a "stealth tax". (National Taxpayers Union, 2/11/2004) Read More...

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Bush seeks $1 trillion debt boost
Bush seeks a $1 trillion debt boost to fund the cost of shifting to a partially privatized Social Security system. By Patrice Hill. (The Washington Times, 2/10/2004) Read More...

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Good Unintended Consequences
Despite EU claims of becoming the most dynamic economy in the world, business regulation in Europe is increasing, contributing to pitiful economic growth rates and the perpetual scourge of high unempl... Read More...

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OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. Best known for its publications and its statistics. Read More...

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The Case for Privatization
By 2030, Social Security payroll tax rates will rise to 19 percent - more than 45 percent including Medicare and Medicaid. The solution is to phase out Social Security and other pay-as-you-go programs... Read More...

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China: Fiscal Policies for Economic Development
Q & A with Xiang Huaicheng, Finance Minister of the People’s Republic of China (Nixon Center, 4/22/2002) Read More...

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Advice to a Fledgling Economic Advisor
Advice for Greg Mankiw, new chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers: a historical perspective on what an adviser can do when official White House policy goes contrary to his convictions as an eco... Read More...

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