Tag Archive: Budget

Helicopter money as a policy option


“Helicopter money” is the overt monetary financing of government deficits. This is an unconventional policy option that some economists are starting to consider as a possible solution to the┬ápersistently weak economic conditions in… Continue reading

Video – Baker & Magowan on Obama’s Budget Priorities


Dean Baker (Center for Economic and Policy Research) vs. Maricruz Magowan (National Economists Club President) discuss Obama’s budget proposals. The two economists have substantially different opinions.