automatic stabilizers


Federal government expenditures or receipts that automatically increase or decrease without requiring action by Congress or the President. Examples are unemployment compensation and corporate and individual income tax.

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They had what were called automatic stabilizers in place and they were supposed to do something that would help out.

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The automatic stabilizers were set to adapt to changing conditions optimally which was especially beneficial to the individuals on the receiving end.

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There were a series of automatic stabilizers built into the system to insure that the petty politics of the day wouldn't seize the wheels of finance completely.

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