Deficit Financing

Deficit spending is the amount by which spending exceeds revenue over a particular period of time, also called simply deficit, or budget deficit; the opposite of budget surplus. The term may be applied to the budget of a government, private company, or individual. Government deficit spending is a central point of controversy in economics, as discussed below.



Fraser Institute · 11 May 2023 English

The economic and fiscal disruption and associated effects of the pandemic in Canada and around the world were severe and unprecedented. The general effects of the pandemic were to disrupt …

Di Matteo The surge in deficit financing of course ultimately results in a greater

CCPA: Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives · 10 February 2023 English

Manitoba should act on Affordability, Public Services, Poverty and Climate: Budget Submission 3 Electrification to build resiliency in Manitoba in the face of rising oil and gas prices The Canadian …

cheques have been funded largely through deficit financing. Property tax rebates are regressive in nature

Community Foundation Canada · 5 October 2022 English

Using and adapting materials from PFC and CFC Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) and Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) are committed to sharing its resource material and learnings. [...] For all …

THAT SOME GRANTMAKERS DO NOT FUND INCLUDE: • deficit financing • endowments funds • fund projects that impact

Ontario 360 · 23 February 2022 English

The provincial government will be faced with numerous spending and resource demands to address not only the immediate aftermath of the pandemic on health and education but a variety of …

economy (g). During periods where r > g, deficit financing results in rapid debt accumulation and demonstrates

School of Public Policy, University of Calgary · 25 October 2021 English

To make matters worse, in early 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic struck a major blow to the lives and health of segments of the population and to the economy. [...] The …

government’s fiscal choices to avoid a bias toward deficit financing, prevent the use of fiscal policies that increase remove a perceived fiscal policy bias towards deficit financing, which can threaten the long-term sustainability

Parkland Institute · 5 October 2021 English

On April 29, 2021 the Alberta government released "Alberta 2030: Building Skills for Jobs," a document outlining a 10-year strategy for transforming the province’s post-secondary education system. This report critically …

money from future taxpayers by borrowing for deficit financing” (quotes in Joannou, 2020). This argument

PMLQ: Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 13 August 2021 English

The exposure of the political economy regarding infrastructure and the refusal of the oligarchy to meet its responsibilities is a front of the struggle to affirm the rights of all …

will come from both general taxation and deficit financing. This suits the oligarchs fine as lending

MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2021 English

Over the two decades following the Second World War, the policy that would create "a nation of immigrants," as Canadian multiculturalism is now widely understood, was debated, drafted, and implemented. …

government’s commitment to Keynesian principles of deficit financing “in periods where unemployment threatens

CCPA: Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives · 14 May 2021 English

The current Manitoba government continues to cut taxes, thereby reducing rev- enues for MB: PST reduction to 7 per cent is a loss of $325 million/ year, the indexation of …

$1.3 million. This is be- ing financed by deficit financing and will result in service cuts at a time

School of Public Policy, University of Calgary · 27 April 2021 English

The lower the current debt ratio the greater a government’s fiscal space and the lower the probability that future fiscal shocks will cause a government to default and precipitate the …

remove a perceived fiscal policy bias towards deficit financing, which can threaten the long-term sustainability

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