Why it's time for fiscal stimulus to play a bigger role
Alan Wheatley argues that fiscal stimulus should play a greater role in boosting global growth.
3 classroom trends real teachers are spearheading
Social and emotional learning and coding are among the top classroom trends that teachers needed help funding last year, according to an analysis of 2018 project requests from the DonorsChoose plat…
Budget Deal Paves Way for Additional Fiscal Stimulus
Washington Policy Analyst Ed Mills details the new budget agreement passed by Congress.
Fiscal Stimulus in Economic Unions: What Role for States?
Issued in October 2015 The Great Recession and the subsequent passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act returned fiscal policy, and particularly the importance of state and local governments, to the center stage of macroeconomic policy-making. This paper addresses three questions for the design of intergovernmental macroeconomic fiscal policies. First, are such policies necessary? Analysis of US state fiscal policies show state deficits (in particular…
Balance-Sheet Households and Fiscal Stimulus: Lessons from the Payroll Tax Cut and Its Expiration
Issued in May 2015 Balance-sheet repair drove the response of a significant fraction of households to fiscal stimulus following the Great Recession. By combining survey, behavioral, and time-series evidence on the 2011 payroll tax cut and its expiration in 2013, this papers identifies and analyzes households who smooth debt repayment. These “balance-sheet households” are as prevalent as “permanent-income households,” who smooth consumption in response to the…
How the Fed Might React to a Big Dose of Fiscal Stimulus
David Wessel: If Congress and President Donald Trump agree on tax cuts and spending increases and they take effect in the next year or so, the Fed is likely to raise rates more than it otherwise would.
Why Fiscal Stimulus Doesn't Create Real Economic Growth
For most experts a key factor that policy makers should be watching is the gap between the actual real output and the potential real output. The potential output is the maximum output that the economy could attain if all the resources are used efficiently.
the spearhead of robot vacuums
Neato D5 the middle version of the Botvac Connected series. The D5 is one of the most decent buys in the world of robot vacuum cleaners, and here's why.
What a well-aimed fiscal stimulus could do for India
A deficit of 3.5-3.8% of GDP next year would be a justified deviation from the Centre’s fiscal glide path
Top Fed Official Sees No Need for Fiscal Stimulus at Time of Solid Growth
New York Fed President William Dudley said he sees a “reasonable case” to raise short-term interest rates this month and that any new fiscal stimulus approved by lawmakers in Washington could shape the central bank’s expectations for additional rate increases next year.
Top Chef Spearheads Dinner for the Cause
Chris Jones, a contestant on Bravo TV's Top Chef, will serve a one-of-a-kind meal in Grayslake to raise money for the Northern illinois Food Bank.
STL United Way announces fundraising leaders
Chairs of different "societies" spearhead efforts to raise money
Parents to learn how to spearhead local school initiatives
Education officials are planning a conference this fall to help parents lead successful initiatives in their local schools.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that the program is being called Families Leading Change.Program Director Charlotte Norris said
6 digital trends spearheading business transformation in 2019
Digital transformation will gain momentum in 2019, and trends like IoT, edge computing, and AI could affect an organization's success and profits.
Why CIOs Must Spearhead the Digital Charge
Many businesses haven’t defined their expectations of digital leaders, and CIOs are expected to create a responsible digital framework.
Top Salespeople Spearhead the Path to Hyper Growth
Hyper growth is nearly impossible to achieve with just a few top performers. Successful sales leaders hire good salespeople and turn them into top performers.
Whose job is it anyway? How HR can spearhead digital change in organisations
A digital shake-up is sweeping through the workplace, changing decades-old ways of working. This isn’t just an issue isolated to the IT department;&nbs
How Safecast Has Spearheaded Environmental Monitoring For Everyone
Safecast-Environmental Monitoring For Everyone. A global volunteer-centered citizen science project working to empower people with environmental data.
Medicare boss is spearheading changes to the way doctors get paid
Andy Slavitt talks about changing Medicare’s reimbursement for doctors and hospitals with the excitement of a startup CEO. “This is the most significant change in the Medicare program since the 1960s,” said Slavitt, acting head of the Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services, on a trip this week to the Bay Area, where he visited physicians and heads of doctor and hospital groups. Slavitt, who comes…
How a Karur farmer’s cooperative is spearheading the production and marketing of edible moringa oil
Drumsticks are not just about sambar, says this farmers’ cooperative in Karur district