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fis·cal pol·i·cy

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  1. fiscal policynoun

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


  1. fiscal policynoun

    Government policy that attempts to influence the direction of the economy through changes in government spending or taxes.


  1. Fiscal policy

    In economics and political science, fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection and expenditure to influence the economy. The two main instruments of fiscal policy are changes in the level and composition of taxation and government spending in various sectors. These changes can affect the following macroeconomic variables in an economy: ⁕Aggregate demand and the level of economic activity; ⁕The distribution of income; ⁕The pattern of resource allocation within the government sector and relative to the private sector. Fiscal policy refers to the use of the government budget to influence economic activity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiscal policy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

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    The numerical value of fiscal policy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fiscal policy in a Sentence

  1. Masaru Hamasaki:

    Many of the defensive stocks are already at expensive levels, so key is whether the country's fiscal policy can help domestic-demand sensitive companies further grow.

  2. Gavin Parry:

    The markets are still under the sway of fiscal policy at the moment, the focus is still very much on governments and central bank policy and there's a lack of consensus on what policy outcomes might be, which has kept conviction down and turnover in the market low.

  3. Koichi Yoshikawa:

    After the Group of 20 meeting and China's parliament meeting, markets got confirmation that policymakers will take necessary steps in monetary, fiscal policy, that is reassuring markets and investors funds' that had fled to the U.S. markets are returning to high-yielding currencies and emerging markets.

  4. President Dilma Rousseff:

    Tight fiscal policy is necessary, but that does not mean that we cannot have a credit policy ... aimed at certain sectors.

  5. Robert Bixby:

    The real issue has always been our unsustainable fiscal policy ... it was a problem before the recession and it's still a problem.

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