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America's fiscal constitution : its triumph and collapse, Bill White

Label
America's fiscal constitution : its triumph and collapse
Title
America's fiscal constitution
Title remainder
its triumph and collapse
Statement of responsibility
Bill White
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces two centuries of political leadership to explain how the U.S. is being threatened by unprecedented debt levels, challenging common beliefs and highlighting past examples to argue in favor of leadership that embraces more responsible fiscal decision-making
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, William H.
Dewey number
336.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ8119
LC item number
.W45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Debts, Public
  • Budget
  • Fiscal policy
  • United States
  • United States
Label
America's fiscal constitution : its triumph and collapse, Bill White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-490) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
A new nation and Democratic party limit Federal debt : 1789-1853. Debt gives rise to a new nation and political party ; Jefferson's party defines the limits on debt ; A revived Democratic party pays off the debt -- The tradition sustains a growing nation and the Republican party : 1854-1900. Republicans embrace the tradition ; Borrowing and taxing to restore the Union ; Shrinking debt and drifting parties -- Progressive reformers embrace the tradition : 1901-1940. Reformers redefine the parties and government ; Financing a world war and paying down debt ; Debt during the Great Depression -- Containing the burden of World War II debt while increasing commitments : 1941-1976. War and taxes ; Containing debt while funding defense, pensions, and highways ; Medical needs, war, and recession -- The erosion, revival, and collapse of the tradition : 1977-2013. Structural deficit : pressures for tax cuts ; The tradition survives, though its pillars erode ; Traditionalists battle back ; The tradition collapses ; The Great Recession and budget stalemate -- Restoring the tradition. Reviving traditional budget practices ; Balancing the national security budget ; Paying for medical care ; Growth, taxes, and the Federal Reserve ; Reforming the political parties -- Appendices. A, US Treasury debt, 1790-2013 ; B, Unmonetized debt compared to national income and tax revenues, 1790-2012 ; C, Federal funds revenues, outlays, and surplus/deficit, 1789-2013 ; D, Foreign holdings of US debt, 1976-2011 ; E, US state and local debt, 1970-2009 ; F, Trade balances, 1790-2010 ; G, Corporate income tax : effective rates and share of national income, 1960-2009 ; H, Personal income tax : effective rates and share of national income, 1950-2010
Control code
840461029
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 557 pages
Isbn
9781610393430
Lccn
2013042841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
America's fiscal constitution : its triumph and collapse, Bill White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-490) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
A new nation and Democratic party limit Federal debt : 1789-1853. Debt gives rise to a new nation and political party ; Jefferson's party defines the limits on debt ; A revived Democratic party pays off the debt -- The tradition sustains a growing nation and the Republican party : 1854-1900. Republicans embrace the tradition ; Borrowing and taxing to restore the Union ; Shrinking debt and drifting parties -- Progressive reformers embrace the tradition : 1901-1940. Reformers redefine the parties and government ; Financing a world war and paying down debt ; Debt during the Great Depression -- Containing the burden of World War II debt while increasing commitments : 1941-1976. War and taxes ; Containing debt while funding defense, pensions, and highways ; Medical needs, war, and recession -- The erosion, revival, and collapse of the tradition : 1977-2013. Structural deficit : pressures for tax cuts ; The tradition survives, though its pillars erode ; Traditionalists battle back ; The tradition collapses ; The Great Recession and budget stalemate -- Restoring the tradition. Reviving traditional budget practices ; Balancing the national security budget ; Paying for medical care ; Growth, taxes, and the Federal Reserve ; Reforming the political parties -- Appendices. A, US Treasury debt, 1790-2013 ; B, Unmonetized debt compared to national income and tax revenues, 1790-2012 ; C, Federal funds revenues, outlays, and surplus/deficit, 1789-2013 ; D, Foreign holdings of US debt, 1976-2011 ; E, US state and local debt, 1970-2009 ; F, Trade balances, 1790-2010 ; G, Corporate income tax : effective rates and share of national income, 1960-2009 ; H, Personal income tax : effective rates and share of national income, 1950-2010
Control code
840461029
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 557 pages
Isbn
9781610393430
Lccn
2013042841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations

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