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Why do critics charge that fiscal policy has a “big-government bias”?

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Fiscal policy is the notion that government should actively stimulate the economy in bad economic times by running deficits and run surpluses in good economic times to prevent inflation in the economy. While running a deficit can be achieved either by cutting taxes or inc...

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