Beyond the Multiplier Model

Beyond the Multiplier Model We have completed our of the most important applications of the Keynesian multiplier model. This analysis is an indispensable aid in understanding business fluctuations and the linkage between fiscal policy and national output. But it would...

MULTIPLIERS IN ACTION

MULTIPLIERS IN ACTION A realistic understanding of the size of multipliers is a crucial part of diagnosis and prescription in economic policy. Just as a physician prescribing a painkiller must know the effect of different dosages, so an economist must know the...

The Other Partner in Stabilization Policy

The Other Partner in Stabilization Policy Our multiplier analysis has,focused primarily on fiscal policy as a tool for stabilizing the economy. But Keynesian economists emphasize that fiscal policy only one of the tools that can be used in business cycle management....

Fiscal Policy In Practice

Fiscal Policy In Practice President John F. Kennedy adopted the principles of Keynesian economics in 1961, and fiscal policy became one of the nations main weapons for fighting recession or inflation. He proposed substantial’ tax cuts to lift the economy om of a...

Impact of Taxes

Impact of Taxes Taxes also upon equilibrium GDP, although the size of tax multipliers is smaller than that, of expenditure multipliers. Consider the following example: Suppose the economy is at its potential D and the nation raises defense spending by $200 billion. ch...

Impact of Taxation on Aggregate Demand

Impact of Taxation on Aggregate Demand How does government taxation to reduce aggregate demand and the level of GDP? Extra taxes’ lower our disposable incomes, and lower disposable incomes tend to reduce our consumption spending. (]early if investment and...