Automatic Fiscal Policies to Combat Recessions

Automatic Fiscal Policies to Combat Recessions

by Laurence S. Seidman
     
 

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Drawing on the most prominent research in the field, this timely book offers bold new fiscal policies that can complement current automatic stabilizers and counter-cyclical monetary policy to help combat recessions. Dr. Seidman argues for an independent fiscal policy board or the Federal Reserve to decide changes in the magnitude of Congress's fiscal policy package

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Drawing on the most prominent research in the field, this timely book offers bold new fiscal policies that can complement current automatic stabilizers and counter-cyclical monetary policy to help combat recessions. Dr. Seidman argues for an independent fiscal policy board or the Federal Reserve to decide changes in the magnitude of Congress's fiscal policy package of stimulus or restraint, with recommendations going into effect immediately, subject only to Congressional override.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765611109
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
N. A. Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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