Fiscal Policy

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Terms in Fiscal Policy

Agency MBS Purchase

Agency MBS Purchase typically refers to the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy of purchasing certain government-backed securities. read more

Crapo Bill

The Crapo Bill is the nickname for the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act named after U.S. Senator Mike Crapo. read more


Deflation is the decline in prices for goods and services that happens when the inflation rate dips below 0%. read more

Financial Stability Plan (FSP)

The Financial Stability Plan was an initiative by the Obama administration to stabilize the U.S. economy in the wake of the financial crisis.  read more

Financial System

A financial system is a set of institutions, such as banks, that permit the exchange of funds. read more

Fiscal Neutrality

Fiscal neutrality occurs when taxes and government spending are neutral in the impact on the total budget, aggregate demand, or economic behavior. read more

Fiscal Capacity

Fiscal capacity, in economics, is the ability of government, groups, institutions, etc. to generate revenue.  read more

Fiscal Policy : Types & Tools

Fiscal policy uses government spending and tax policies to influence macroeconomic conditions, including aggregate demand, employment, and inflation. read more

Implementation Lag

Implementation lag is the delay between an adverse macroeconomic event and the implementation of a corrective policy response by policymakers. read more

Lawful Money

Lawful money is any form of currency issued by the United States Treasury and not the Federal Reserve System. It includes gold and silver coins. read more