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Highlights of union Budget:

The 2017 Union Budget, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday, was broadly focused on 10 themes — the farming sector, the rural population, the youth, the poor and underprivileged health care, infrastructure, the financial sector for stronger institutions, speedy accountability, public services, prudent fiscal management and tax administration for the honest. 1,673 more words

Can Government Spending Be Cut After All?

What if we can’t make government smaller?” the Niskanen Center’s Will Wilkinson asks. He says that the evidence, particularly Wagner’s Law, shows that government spending is impervious to political assault, and libertarians should make their peace with big government. 90 more words

Regulation

A look at the Presidential candidates’ fiscal policies

Mr Trump eschews spending cuts: he has promised to protect spending on the aged. In fact, he wants to spend more on infrastructure, the army, veterans, education and child care. 385 more words

Twilight Of The Petrostate

The new generation of the petrostates’ political elite has come to look on oil rent as a means to achieve all its goals. And yet, many experts will call the oil windfall a curse, not a blessing. 48 more words

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