Essays Tagged: "budget deficit"

World War II

t came into existence and for about a 150 yearsthereafter the government managed to keep a balanced budget. The onlytimes a budget deficit existed during these first 150 years were intimes of war or o ... d the economywhich was much larger than the amounted debt would quickly absorb it.The last time the budget ran a surplus was in 1969 during Nixon'spresidency. Budget deficits have grown larger and mor ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.0 Nov/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Tax Cuts of 2000/2001: Good or Bad for the Economy. How have the Bush tax cuts affected the united states economy? Includes a bibliography.

Bad for the EconomyThe Bush tax cuts have not proven to be good for our economy. Although, we had a budget surplus our government jumped the gun with the tax cuts. These tax cuts will decrease the sur ... o low income people. Bush did not anticipate any future events that could lead us right back into a budget deficit and this has become the biggest problem our economy is facing today.Taxes are necessa ...

(4 pages) 372 2 2.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

World War 2 - Deficit Spending.

t came into existence and for about a 150 yearsthereafter the government managed to keep a balanced budget. The onlytimes a budget deficit existed during these first 150 years were intimes of war or o ... d the economywhich was much larger than the amounted debt would quickly absorb it.The last time the budget ran a surplus was in 1969 during Nixon'spresidency. Budget deficits have grown larger and mor ...

(6 pages) 56 0 5.0 Nov/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"To Cut or Not to Cut" - national debt and budget deficit in the US.

rds heard from the mouths ofmany different politicians when talking about the national debt and the budget deficit.Our debt is currently $4.41 trillion and we have a budget deficit of around $300 bill ... that by the year 2002 the debt will be$6.507 Trillion. While our politicians talk of balancing the budget , not one of them hasproposed a feasible plan to start paying down the debt.In the early days ...

(6 pages) 296 1 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Empress Elizabth Petrovna of Russia daughter of Catherine the Great

dent affair involving endless shopping trips, palaces, hunting expeditions and an enormous national budget deficit.In 1741 Elizabeth made her ascent to the throne with the help of officers from one of ...

(4 pages) 36 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Overcrowding in America's Prisons: Can rehabilitation help lower the growing numbers of repeat offenders?

y sentences have caused an increased over-crowding of our jails. This has also caused and increased budget deficit. Where is the rehabilitation that once was used, it has all but disappeared in the pr ... r operating expense, usually accounting for an average of 75 percent of an agency's total operating budget.The results of overcrowding are serious deprivation in the quality of life for everyone in a ...

(21 pages) 1287 7 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

September 11th .

he Governor, along with many of the State's legislators or looking for ways to compensate for their budget deficit and one such way is to increase the cost of education. Using education as a solution ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is immigration from third world countried jeopardizing American economy and culture?

rsistent unemployment, increasingly violent crime, accelerating resource depletion, an ever-growing budget deficit and a rapidly decreasing quality of life. The addition of over one million immigrants ... ety, and environment can sustain. At a time when initial efforts to reduce spending and balance the budget have already resulted in painful cuts in public services for American citizens, the United St ...

(3 pages) 151 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

European Monetary Union and United Kingdom

ernments.Before Britain adapts the Euro currency the following five criteria must be satisfied:*The budget deficit has to be less than 3% of Gross Domestic Product*The government's total debt has to b ...

(4 pages) 159 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The New Economic Map of the World. Asia's Effect on the Western Economy. Post-Globalized Economies.

do anything to seriously encourageconservation. The war in Iraq causes a major increase in thebudget deficit, but you believe growth will generate taxrevenues to take care of the problem. I a ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Democrats Vs. Repulicans

orough job during their presidency. The years of the most increase of jobs, the largest decrease in budget deficit and highest economic rank all were lived within the presidency of a Democrat. The yea ... Hoover failed to respond quickly to the crisis. He relied on increased public works and a balanced budget and led to another disaster in 1931. The bad economy was to dominate Hoover's foreign policy. ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

U.S. Budget Deficit - Good or Bad?

t came into existence and for about a150 years thereafter the government managed to keep a balanced budget.The only times a budget deficit existed during these first 150 yearswere in times of war or o ... dthe economy which was much larger than the amounted debt would quicklyabsorb it. The last time the budget ran a surplus was in 1969 duringNixon's presidency. Budget deficits have grown larger and mor ...

(6 pages) 126 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

What do You Pray for Now?

high and political passions almost as high, the news that the government is starting to rein in the budget deficit is welcome indeed. I can't help but be skeptical though.We've seen many men and women ...

(1 pages) 21 1 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Overcrowding in America's Prisons: Can Repeat Offenders Be Rehabilitated

y sentences have caused an increased over-crowding of our jails. This has also caused and increased budget deficit. Where is the rehabilitation that once was used? It has all but disappeared in the pr ... r operating expense, usually accounting for an average of 75 percent of an agency's total operating budget.The nature of a crowded environment itself may have serious effect on the health and well bei ...

(14 pages) 212 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

its job, the government should maintain a relatively neutral fiscal policy, with a full-employment budget deficit or surplus of no more than 2 percent of potential GDP" (McConnell and Brue, 2005). Bu ...

(9 pages) 414 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fiscal Policy Alternatives

t affect the economic stability of the country of Erehwon. As we answer questions concerning a high budget deficit, budget surplus, fighting inflation, and recession, we will better understand the dec ... lation and recession.What were the effects of the changes in fiscal policy in the simulation?A high budget deficit is the result of a government spending more money than it takes in. The higher a coun ...

(3 pages) 357 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Old Economics Debate, Classical, Keynesian and Monetarist

doubled and unemployment plummeted to 1% from 17%.Keynesian Solution- use fiscal policy, recession-budget deficit, inflation- surplus That expansionary monetary policy can be helpful. (a) macroeconom ... spend, to spend the government either needs to borrow or print money.1. Borrow Money- Would cause a budget deficit that is alright considering the economy is in recession a larger problem.2. Print Mon ...

(6 pages) 114 0 4.2 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Fiscal Policy Simulation

economics and the dilemmas of a government. Several questions are proposed such as, "Why is a high budget deficit cause for concern? Is it better to have a budget surplus? What can the government do ... changes in income tax rates. The effects presented themselves in Real GDP, Inflation, Unemployment, Budget Deficit, and Popularity Indicator to name a few. The effects for fiscal policy of 2xx6 result ...

(3 pages) 293 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Economy of Malta from 1998 to 2002

r not. In order for something like that to happen the government must present the GDP, the national budget deficit or surplus, the inflation rate, the unemployment rate and always to present net expor ... as -$130mn. This shows that the imports in Malta were much larger than the imports, which creates a budget deficit in the country. In general, this means that Malta owes to the US, Italy, Germany and ...

(4 pages) 546 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Japan and Automobile Industry

hout the 1990s, producing modest GDP growth averaging 1.2% per annum over the decade. The resulting budget deficit has remained consistently high and reducing it is a leading government priority. Plan ... , and to limit new government borrowing to ¥30 trillion. The government introduced the smallest budget in four years in FY2002 with the aim of moving the primary budget deficit into surplus over t ...

(28 pages) 228 0 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes