Fiscal Policy

Discussion in 'Economics' started by WilderMan, Apr 1, 2009.

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    Fiscal Policy

    What Does Fiscal Policy Mean?

    Government spending policies that influence macroeconomic conditions. These policies affect tax rates, interest rates and government spending, in an effort to control the economy.

    Investopedia explains Fiscal Policy

    Since the 1980s, most western countries have held a "tight" policy, limiting public expenditure

    The above copied from Investopedia (search: Fiscal Policy)

    Is the historic provided at the bottom one of the more ridiculous statements you've heard lately? Is this typical of other wikis, ie; they're being subverted by sources re-writing the truth ala the journalist in Atlas Shrugged (Elliot? perhaps).
    Can't believe a word you read on the internet unless you already know better