Fiscal stimulus

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Central government economic policy - taxation and spending.

Fiscal policy means government policy on spending and taxation.

Fiscal stimulus means aiming to boost economic activity by:

  • Increasing government spending
  • Reducing tax
  • Or both

Contrasted with monetary policies.

See also