Facts about William Vickrey

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William Vickrey was a famous Educator from Canada, who lived between June 21, 1914 and October 11, 1996. He/she became 82 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by William.

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Famous quotes by William Vickrey (19)


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"The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy is likely to be perverse, in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus exert inflationary pressure"
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"The great increase in longevity has produced a surge in the desire to accumulate assets for retirement. It has outpaced the ability of the private sector to produce assets, so we need a larger government debt"
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"Deficits do not in themselves produce inflation, nor does a balanced budget assure a stable price level"
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"This paper was one of my digressions into abstract economics"
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"Don't you think you're just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic?"
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"There is no real justification for a requirement that a budget of any sort should be balanced, except as a rallying point for those who seek to hamstring government"
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"The insane pursuit of the holy grail of a balanced budget in the end is going to drive the economy into a depression"
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"If unemployment could be brought down to say 2 percent at the cost of an assured steady rate of inflation of 10 percent per year, or even 20 percent, this would be a good bargain"
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"I define genuine full employment as a situation where there are at least as many job openings as there are persons seeking employment, probably calling for a rate of unemployment, as currently measured, of between 1 and 2 percent"
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"Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours"
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"Currently a level of unemployment of 7 percent or more seems to be required to keep inflation from accelerating, a level quite unacceptable as a permanent situation"
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"Nearly all educational expenditure should be considered a capital outlay, whether it provides a future return in the form of enhanced taxable income or in terms of an enhanced quality of life"
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"There is no reason inherent in the real resources available to us why we cannot move rapidly within the next two or three years to a state of genuine full employment"
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"Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of human welfare"
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"Increasingly prices are set by sellers to raise their prices without a loss of sales sufficient to wipe out the gain"
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"Firms would be given initial entitlements to gross markup on the basis of past performance. These entitlements would be transferable and a market in them would be developed"
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"The nominal budget is a poor indicator of the impact of government outlays and revenues"
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"It's insane to try to balance the budget"
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"Balancing a nominal budget will solve nothing, and attempting to achieve such a spurious balance will produce much mischief"


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