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The Year Ahead 2018




但进步派日程不可能仅仅局限于公共支出。凯恩斯也要求决策者要有大视角。“对政府来说,一个要点是不要做个人已经在做的事情,”他在1926年的著作《自由放任的终结》(The End of Laissez Faire)中指出,“而是要做现在没人在做的事情。”换句话说,政府应该战略性地思考投资如何帮助决定公民的长期前景。

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