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Financing U.S. government budget deficits, and their impact on interest rates

I have two questions. The first is about how exactly the U.S. government finances a budget deficit. The second is about the effects of budget deficits on financial markets and interest rates. Q1. We ...
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In what way is the labor participation rate useful for tracking unemployment?

I'm trying to do some research on unemployment and labor participation rate in the US to figure out what people are talking about. For instance, the Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate for Sept ...
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The United States' position on the Laffer Curve

According to a 2012 IGM panel (cf. reference below), most experts believe that a federal income tax cut would lead to a higher GDP in five years, ceteris paribus. Is this effect purely Keynesian, and ...
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U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, when was that created?

I thought that GDP in the United States was computed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but I find that now it is made by the "U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis" which I never heard of. For how long ...

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