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 Yet private developers are already realizing the new economics of solar behind the Perezes’ theory. Michael J. Coren, Quartz, "It’s time to start wasting solar energy," 29 Dec. 2020 That would seem highly unlikely, based on the NBA’s new economics and current playing style. Ira Winderman,, "ASK IRA: Does win total matter for Heat in seeding games?," 1 Aug. 2020 Welcome aboard: Independence welcomed Jessica Hyser this week as the city’s new economic director. cleveland, "Parma Hunger Center continues to help residents in need: Sun Postings," 1 June 2020 Destruction is adding a new economic wrinkle for businesses already struggling. Washington Post, "Retailers and restaurants across the U.S. close their doors amid protests," 1 June 2020 Marin County’s office space, outdoor retail and outdoor dining are among the new economic sectors allowed to resume operations on Monday as the county takes another step to reopen, officials said Friday. Anna Bauman,, "Marin County to reopen outdoor dining, office space on Monday; park restrictions lifted," 29 May 2020 But most may have little incentive to, according to a new economic working paper that finds two-thirds are making more unemployed. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "How to Keep Workers Off the Job," 21 May 2020 Republicans have demanded that any new economic relief measure must shield businesses that reopen from liability against lawsuits brought by customers and employees. Jennifer Haberkorn, Los Angeles Times, "Senate returns to Washington despite city’s coronavirus spike and Congress’ stalemate," 3 May 2020 When California dining rooms officially reopen, operators will face a grim new economic reality and requirements that may include masks and gloves on staff, temperature checks and reduced capacity. Los Angeles Times, "A mother shares her food memories of growing up in Mexico," 9 May 2020

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First Known Use of new economics

1928, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jan 2021

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“New economics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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