Picking Winners

Picking Winners

The policy in which a government encourages certain sectors of an economy, or even particular companies. A government may pick winners by offering tax incentives, favorable regulation or even direct subsidies. Picking winners was a feature of post-World War II development in a number of countries. See also: Import substitution.
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"Ideally a tax code should be as neutral as possible, it shouldn't be picking winners and losers," Walczak said.
It's his unilateral moves to launch, intensify and sustain these trade fights, picking winners and losers in the United States along the way, which betray a dangerously expansive and abusive view of executive power.
Let's hope they all found picking winners an absolute breeze too...
But Coun Forbes has said Mr Grayling is "picking winners and losers" and has accused him of inaction over a looming crisis on the East Coast Main Line.
But Councillor Forbes has said Mr Grayling is "picking winners and losers" and has accused him of inaction over a looming crisis on the East Coast Main Line.
We should not be picking winners and losers through the federal tax code by favoring one side over another.
"A big thank you to everybody who entered the competition, it was difficult enough picking winners from each school never mind a top three.
These apparent Tory values are "hard work and dedication will lead to success", "the power of patriotism", "importance of family" and "a ruthless, no compromise approach" from UK Sport picking winners.
Similarly, promoting the week - and picking winners - would be much easier were there 48-hour declarations for every race, but that is something for racing to chew over.
That's a different perspective based on this idea of picking winners and tryng to configure a particular technology and think you are going to win with it."
Mathew Griffing, chief operating officer at Assured Hotels, said: "We had the most diffi-cult task picking winners from all the nominations - so many of the staff go the extra mile and it's a pleasure to be involved with such a committed team.