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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Recent Examples on the Web The gains Monday came at the beginning of a busy week of corporate earnings, new economic data and expectations of another interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Alex Veiga, chicagotribune.com, "S&P 500 closes at record high: 3,039.42," 28 Oct. 2019 The visit is seen by some as confirmation of a new closeness at a time when the island is going through a new economic crisis while under new pressure from the United States. Washington Post, "AP Explains: Why does Medvedev’s visit to Cuba matter?," 3 Oct. 2019 The visit is seen by some as confirmation of a new closeness at a time when the island is going through a new economic crisis while under new pressure from the United States. Andrea RodrÍguez, San Diego Union-Tribune, "AP Explains: Why does Medvedev’s visit to Cuba matter?," 2 Oct. 2019 Among nations, the rise of new economic powers feeds a cascade of geopolitical, geo-economic, and geo-technological rivalries that disrupt trade and supply chains. James Manyika, Fortune, "The Questions Companies Should Ask Themselves to Prepare for a New Era of Business," 15 Nov. 2019 Children of immigrants are just as likely today to get ahead in the U.S. as those a century ago, when most immigrants came from Italy, Ireland and other European countries, according to new economic research. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, "Immigrant kids more likely to attain American Dream than U.S.-born peers," 4 Nov. 2019 With all hands on deck since the hiring of new Economic Development Director Laura Englehart, Moore believes the city should also strategize on its infrastructure needs, namely roads and sewers. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "Five candidates seeking four Shaker Heights City Council seats on Nov. 5," 21 Oct. 2019 Added to the old justifications for this trade-off was a new economic dogma: efficiency. Kyle Sammin, National Review, "Amid a Revival of Anti-Monopoly Sentiment, a New Book Traces Its History," 15 Oct. 2019 My Government’s new economic plan will be underpinned by a responsible fiscal strategy, investing in economic growth while maintaining the sustainability of the public finances. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Queen Elizabeth Delivered the Customary Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament," 14 Oct. 2019

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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“New economics.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/new%20economics. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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