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N. Gregory Mankiw
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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781337091985
Textbook Problem

This chapter explains that investment can be increased both by reducing taxes on private saving and by reducing the government budget deficit.

a. Why is it difficult to implement both of these policies at the same time?

b. What would you need to know about private saving to judge which of these two policies would be a more effective way to raise investment?

Subpart (a):

To determine

The difficulties in increasing the investment of the economy.

Explanation

The savings is the revenue left after the spending. There are mainly three types of incomes and they are the private income, government income and national income. The personal income refers to the income of the individual or the consumer. When the personal income tax is paid out of the income of the individual, the remaining part is known as the private savings.

The government savings is the savings left with the government after the different spending of the government. The income of the government is the tax revenue collected by the government. The spending of the government includes different spending of the public programs. The remaining portion of the government income after the spending is known as the government savings. The national saving on the other hand is the summation of the private savings and the government savings.

Investment is an asset or an item purchased today in the hope that it will generate income in the future. In that sense, the spending of capital on the purchase of new physical capitals refers to the equipment and the buildings and so forth...

Subpart (b):

To determine

The difficulties in increasing the investment of the economy.

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