Economic stimulus

Economic stimulus

A plan to boost the economy and achieve positive effects like increased job creation, jumpstart frozen credit markets, restore consumer spending etc. through the use of fiscal policy like government spending and tax measures. This program is controversial because many economists disagree on the stimulus multiplier. The expenditure is stimulative if the multiplier is greater than 1.0 (extra government spending causes add on spending by consumers). However, many economists think that at best, the multiplier is 1.0 (simple replacement of spending that would already occur) and at worst less then 1.0 (government spending focused on less productive targets than consumers would choose).
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8 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundswell of support is occurring for Economic Stimulus Funding to be allocated to rehabilitate the Clark County, Washington Rail Line.
The supplementary budget includes economic stimulus measures worth 3.
Senate rejected an amendment to the economic stimulus bill that would have protected religious activity on college and university campuses.
April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As economic stimulus payments begin to be distributed, Wal-Mart today said it will give Americans the freedom to spend their dollars on what they and their families need -- and focus its efforts on a package of rollbacks that deliver real and immediate value.
While predicting the government may have to craft a small supplementary budget to cover minor expenses, he said he does not want to see any need arise for a budget to finance another economic stimulus package.
WASHINGTON -- "Business Roundtable supports the administration and Congress in their goal to swiftly develop and implement an economic stimulus package that will stabilize our economy, quickly create new jobs and promote long-term growth.
NEW YORK, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 130 million Americans will receive economic stimulus payments this May from the U.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond rose Wednesday morning on expectations for additional economic stimulus measures under Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's new tripartite coalition government.
WASHINGTON -- With consumer confidence at a record low and retailers expecting the weakest holiday season in six years, the National Retail Federation today asked a congressional committee considering possible economic stimulus initiatives to include a second round of tax rebate checks or other direct relief for consumers.
WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxpayers filing taxes this year only to receive their economic stimulus payment can now use free online tax preparation services through the Free File Alliance (http://www.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond moved up Wednesday, boosted by expectations of additional economic stimulus measures under Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's new tripartite coalition government.
WASHINGTON -- The National Retail Federation today called on Congress to hold a lame duck session to address the nation's economy as soon as possible after the November elections, and to include tax relief for consumers in any economic stimulus package that is adopted.