Paul Krugman: Budget Deficits - Spend Now, Save LaterQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Now is not the time for fiscal austerity. How will we know when that time has come? The answer is that the budget deficit should become a priority when, and only when, the Federal Reserve has regained some traction over the economy, so that it can offset the negative effects of tax increases and spending cuts by reducing interest rates.|
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