美国大选和全球经济

斯坦福—美国大选临近,总统奥巴马以微弱优势领先于共和党挑战者、马萨诸塞州州长罗姆尼,民意专家则仍然认为美国总统和参议员选举还远未分出胜负,众议院则极有可能仍保持在共和党手里。候选人之间的差异是显而易见的,对美国经济政策和全球经济的影响是重大的,尽管总统经济政策的实施还要看众议院的脸色。

两大总统候选人的主要差别可以总结如下:

指出。奥巴马大举增加了支出。他可能会继续实施临时性措施(正如米尔顿·弗里德曼曾经观察到的,“没有什么比政府临时政策更持久的了。”);增加一倍投入让政府来决定绿色能源领域的赢家和输家;扩大教育和基础设施支出;以及大规模削减防务支出。

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