Posts Tagged ‘fiscal policy’

Big Welfare States Are Not To Blame For European Crisis

I would have a better chance of being employed if I was Danish. And I would much rather be unemployed in a country that will still allow me to live with dignity until I do find a job.

Federal Reserve Chairman Says States Need Bigger Rainy Day Funds

Originally published on WNYC News Blog. States and local governments should build up larger “rainy day” funds, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday evening. “Building an adequate reserve fund during good times may not be politically popular,” he said in a speech before the Citizens Budget Commission, “but doing so can pay off […]