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deficit spending

the practice of spending funds in excess of income, especially by a government.
Origin of deficit spending
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He's an unfortunate product of an economy that overstretched itself on bad loans and deficit spending.
  • It is the only type of deficit spending that makes sense today.
  • And its possible to do worse than get nothing from your deficit spending.
  • We had a debate about whether governments should respond to recessions with deficit spending or austerity.
  • Fixing this, they suggest, could do more for domestic demand than deficit spending ever would.
  • Concern about deficit spending, however, mutes enthusiasm for the stimulus plan.
  • He was a firm believer in pumping up demand with deficit spending and holding down inflation with incomes policy.
  • Hence, apart from reforming her economy she still had the option to maintain her policy of deficit spending.
  • Now they are reviving their economies through deficit spending.
  • Sure deficit spending and surplus printing is an event that isn't unexpected, the problem becomes investment and long term return.

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