Definition of new economics

: an economic concept that is a logical extension of Keynesianism and that holds that appropriate fiscal and monetary maneuvering can maintain healthy economic growth and prosperity indefinitely

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His new economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, on Wednesday defended the president's focus on Amazon. Fox News, "Trump's Amazon bashing walks a fine ethical line, experts say," 5 Apr. 2018 Visits by huge ships like the Hong Kong Spirit are signs of this new economic reality. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "America's New Energy Coast," 19 Mar. 2019 This produced new economic activity that produced economic gains outside the banking sector. WSJ, "Fed Should Slowly Unwind Excess Reserves," 26 Sep. 2018 Trump visited North Dakota as new economic data show the state falling behind its Midwestern neighbors amid concerns about an escalating trade war with China. Samuel Chamberlain, Fox News, "Trump, at ND rally, says keeping Senate in GOP hands 'the most important thing' after Kennedy retirement," 2 Oct. 2018 Invanti, which seeks to meet that call to create new economic opportunity, grew out of Gibbs’s and Mix’s experience in international development. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "How a Midwest startup generator bursts the Bay Area tech bubble and solves real problems," 12 Dec. 2018 Some experts say Kim, eager to claim economic gains, may intend to blame underlings for problems before possibly launching new economic policies. Hyung-jin Kim, The Seattle Times, "Kim slams local North Koreans for unfinished power plant," 17 July 2018 At the core of the lineup is a new economic team led by Liu He, Mr. Xi’s top economic adviser whose promotion to vice premier essentially makes him the captain of the world’s second-largest economy. Lingling Wei And Chun Han Wong, WSJ, "China’s New PBOC Chief Promises to Enact Changes Quickly," 19 Mar. 2018 Building and trade unions, however, lined up behind Ms. Raimondo’s campaign, applauding her focus on infrastructure and new economic development. Jennifer Levitz, WSJ, "Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo Fends Off Primary Challenger," 12 Sep. 2018

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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