countercyclical

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countercyclical

[koun-ter-sahy-kli-kuhl, -sik-li-]
adjective
opposing the trend of a business or economic cycle; countervailing: a countercyclical monetary policy.

Origin:
counter- + cyclical

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So fiscal policy at the national level is countercyclical: as the economy
  shrinks, government expands.
But if these firms are more carefully regulated and take countercyclical
  measures, then they should be more stable.
The advantage of a tax is that it can be implemented in a countercyclical way.
The back-and-forth has actually come around to re-arguing the value of
  countercyclical fiscal policy.
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