The real case is that activist policy
depends on a teetering chain of improbabilities.
Rubenstein's predecessor, Robert Ford, has recently spoken publicly on his experience after his retirement last month, and observers have taken his assessment -- that the Assad regime will likely remain in power a year from now, controlling a significant part of the country -- as a sign that the Obama administration has little appetite for supporting a more activist policy
on the conflict.
The activist policy
pursued in order to achieve this objective engendered the monetarist-Keynesian debate, which centered on whether policymakers could and should base policy on the observed inflation-unemployment relationship captured by the empirical correlations of the Phillips curve.
But the country's heavy exposure to the debt crisis, combined with the recent personnel changes, has driven some in the healthier northern euro zone core to push for changes to try to restore a better balance between traditional and activist policy
Chaplin, in his sketch of a Christian communitarian pluralism and from his neo-Calvinist notion of sphere sovereignty, allows for a more activist policy
role for the state.
Mr Ereli said the world should now expect to see a much more activist policy
with regards to the Arab-Israeli dispute.
In Antinolfi, Azariadis, and Bullard's model, activist policy
works to stabilize the economy around its good steady state by influencing private expectations of future inflation under various contingencies that arise both in and out of equilibrium.
The agency, was regarded by many in the Bush administration as reflexively and implacably hostile to any activist policy
The problem with the activist policy
, some lament, is that we haven't done a better job of measuring that potential.
Section IV derives the optimal activist policy
and compares its performance to that of the Friedman rule.
However, for most countries, Lall describes a selective, activist policy
that focused on acquisition of technologies deemed suitable for industrial development.
However, this is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for an activist policy