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Pathways to financial advancement

In view of the economic downturn and the enlarged wealth gap, it is imperative for policymakers to examine the pathways for American families to build sufficient savings to mitigate financial shocks
Banking and Community Perspectives , Issue 2 , Pages 3-8

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New procedures, old problems

FRBSF Economic Letter

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The federal budget in the 1970's

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Sep

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The new budget

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Feb

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What fiscal surplus?

Proposals to shore up Social Security using future budget surpluses neglect to mention that Social Security itself produces these surpluses. Moreover, the projected budget surplus is dwarfed by Social Security's present shortfall of $7 trillion-$10 trillion, which consists of the benefits that living adults will receive minus their payroll tax payments. This shortfall represents an addition to living adults' wealth that has encouraged greater current consumption, lowered national saving, and widened trade deficits.
Economic Commentary , Issue Sep

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The 1972 national economic plan: an experiment in fiscal activism

Review , Volume 54 , Issue Mar , Pages 3-10

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The federal budget and the economy

Review , Volume 52 , Issue Aug , Pages 8-13

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New federalism : problems or opportunities for rural America?

2005 Annual report, Center for the Study of Rural America
Main Street Economist , Issue Dec , Pages 10-13

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The federal government's budget surplus: Cause for celebration?

Projected surpluses in the federal government's budget have generated fanfare sometimes verging on euphoria. Because the federal government last had a surplus in 1969, a projected surplus for fiscal year 1998 and later years is being viewed as something of a milestone. Unlike policies of the last three decades that have at least paid lip service to lowering the deficit, policy options now may include ways to use the surplus. Some have called for lowering taxes and others for increasing expenditures or retiring federal government debt. ; This article discusses the importance of going beyond ...
Economic Review , Volume 83 , Issue Q 3 , Pages 42-51

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The recession's impact on the state budgets of New York and New Jersey

In the wake of the most recent U.S. recession, both New York State and New Jersey have faced multibillion-dollar budget gaps. An analysis of the makeup of their budgets reveals that the states' heavy reliance on personal income taxes--particularly from high-wage earners in the finance sector--has exacerbated revenue shortfalls. To close their budget gaps, New York and New Jersey have had to make difficult choices about tax increases and service cuts. In the future, the states might take steps to avert such budget quandaries by establishing "rainy day" funds or restructuring taxes to make ...
Current Issues in Economics and Finance , Volume 16 , Issue Jun/Jul



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