deficit spending

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Letter in  Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 26 Nov 2016 (with footnotes to editor)     Re:  Liberals borrowing to keep the lights on, John Ivison | November 16,... more
deficit spending
government borrowing
public debt
Some of the most frank evidence on banking practices was given by Graham F. Towers, Governor of the Central Bank of Canada (from 1934 to 1955), before the... more
banking
central banks
money
fiscal sustainability
balanced budgets
deficits
deficit spending
Modern Monetary Theory
Graham Towers
The job of the federal government is to manage total spending in the economy. Too much consumption will result in inflation so government must raise taxes to... more
unemployment
elites
Bank of Canada
functional finance
deficit spending
Finance
economics
rich
wealthy
Re: The federal government's short-lived fiscal anchor, Feb. 26 Unlike households, businesses or provinces, the federal government is a currency issuer, owns a... more
deficit spending
debt-to-GDP ratio
fiscal anchor
gold standard
full employment
currency issuer
real resources
economics
Finance
gold standard
deficits
Canadian government policy
Re:  Editorial: Liberals double down on debt,  Calgary Herald Editorial Board, February 23, 2016 The assertion that federal deficits today necessarily means... more
taxes
deficits
QE
infrastructure
deficit spending
Canadian government policy
Bank of Canada
Re: Bank of Canada deputy governor raises red flag on rising household debt, but says system is ‘resilient’, Gordon Isfeld | Feb. 24, 2016 Let us connect the... more
 
February 26, 2016
Bank of Canada
deficit spending
household debt
In response to the CBC Power & Politics' Ballot Box question, "How big should the deficit be?", 77% responded "whatever is needed".  These voters... more
deficit spending
Bank of Canada
debt-to-GDP ratio
balanced budgets
unemployment
inflation
sovereign currency