Peter Bromberg's UnBlog: 12/2019 1

Peter Bromberg’s UnBlog: 12/2019

When President Obama was elected, the overall economy was sick and getting sicker already. 775 billion, by means of increased government spending mainly, the unemployment rate was predicted to stay under 8 percent. Obama bought into a vintage Keynesian solution – therefore did Congress. Congress passed a huge fiscal stimulus that focused completely on government spending almost. Yet things proved worse than the White House expected. The unemployment rate is currently in the ten percent range – a complete percentage point above what the administration economists said would occur without any stimulus! So what as long as they now do?

The administration seems motivated to stay the course, although recently, the president showed fascination with “increasing the dosage” – a negative prescription indeed. A better approach might be to rethink the entire strategy from the git-go. When concocting its fiscal package, the Obama Administration relied on conventional financial models based on ideas of John Maynard Keynes largely.

Keynesian theory says that authorities spending is stronger than tax plan for jump-starting a stalled economy. The fallacies of Keynesian economics were open years ago by Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman. Ronald Reagan’s decision to dump Keynesianism in favor of supply-side policies-which emphasize incentives for investment-produced a 25-year economic boom. According to Christina Romer, now chairwoman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, each money of taxes cuts has historically raised G.D.P.

3 – 3 x the figure used in the administration’s recent report. That is also much larger than most quotes of the consequences of federal government spending. An October study In, Alberto Alesina and Silvia Ardagna of Harvard looked at large changes in fiscal policy in 21 nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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They identified 91 episodes since 1970 in which policy shifted to induce the overall economy. They likened the policy interventions that succeeded – those that were accompanied by robust development – with those that failed. What did they find? Successful stimulus relies completely on cuts in business and income taxes almost.

Failed stimulus depends mostly on raises in government spending. These studies while others point toward taxes policy as the best fiscal tool to combat tough economy, taxes changes that influence incentives to invest particularly, as an investment tax credit. This really should come as no surprise, since small and medium size businesses are the engine that creates 80 percent of American jobs.

Throughout modern history, it is small business that fuels growth and careers – not government. Yet, the Administration and Congress’ knee-jerk spending reactions so far indicate that they “still don’t get it”. If Congress and the President really wished to get the overall economy moving and create jobs, they could repeal the capital gains tax. There is a growing body of proof to aid that Keynesianism is not a highly effective way to “spend your way” out of a bad downturn. It’s time for our legislators and the executive branch to avoid the spending foolishness. Ronald Reagan got it.

Fixed income group (pensions, cultural security, real income suffers, nominal income doesn’t rise with the costs). 1. Frictional: short-term, transitional, short-term (among and searching for a job), grads, terminated or signals and quitters that new careers are available. 2. Cyclical: triggered by recession stage of business cycle, deficit demand for goods and services.

As you can see from the above 10 points, this turmoil was a long time in the making and there are no innocents, because every guilty party acted as it should – with the concepts of self preservation. Both democrats and the republicans experienced the same financial plans – NAFTA, the housing loans’ laws and regulations promoting poor/minority home possession – all made to promote the true American overall economy – the service economy. Which is composed of three areas: Banking, Finance, Insurance.