Economic Report of the President: Hearings Before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Partes1-3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973
 

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Página 689 - ... the realization as soon as feasible of the goal of a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family...
Página 159 - ... to provide additional financial and technical assistance to enable cities of all sizes (with equal regard to the problems of small as well as large cities) to plan, develop, and carry out locally prepared and scheduled comprehensive city demonstration programs containing new and imaginative proposals to rebuild or revitalize large slum and blighted areas...
Página 689 - The Congress hereby declares that the general welfare and security of the Nation and the health and living standards of our people require, as a matter of national purpose, sound development of the Nation's communities and metropolitan areas in which the vast majority of its people live and work.
Página 148 - General, of comprehensive professional training, specialized consultive services, and technical assistance in the fields of public health and in the administration of State and local public health programs...
Página 158 - Federal taxpayer in the range of $57 billion to $82 billion in direct subsidy payments, as well as additional sums for various tax subsidies. These programs have not produced results commensurate with the costs to the taxpayer. Instead, the programs have: • Provided a fortunate few with new housing through subsidies totaling $700 to $3,000 annually, while other families in the same income range pay more for unsubsidized housing that is not new; • Provided...
Página 289 - ... cost of stability on those least able to pay it. A third approach to the problem is to explore ways to temper the bad effects of inflation itself. These evils come not from the fact that prices rise, but that some prices rise faster than others. In the final analysis, of course, prices and incomes are the same thing looked at from two different points of view. The price of farm products is the farmer's income, the price of medical service is the doctor's income, and the price of higher education...
Página 671 - October 4. 1972, prepared by the Staffs of the Treasury Department and the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation. The document is entitled "Estimates of Federal Tax Expenditures.
Página 74 - Outlays for pollution control in 1974 will be seven times the 1969 level, and low-and moderate-income housing aids will more than double between 1969 and 1974. These changes reflect the shift in national priorities toward peacetime domestic concerns that has been underway since this administration took office. The 1975 estimates published in the current budget show a continuation of this shift in relative priorities. Here a table will be inserted in the record containing the data supporting these...
Página 253 - In 1966 as unemployment hovered just below 4 percent of the labor force, prices rose at a clearly unacceptable rate. . . the experience of 1966 clearly suggests that expanding demand cannot lower the unemployment rate much below the present level without bringing an unacceptable rate of price increase. Under present conditions, an overall unemployment rate close to 4 percent appears to be associated with an approximate balance between supply and demand in most labor markets. A higher level of demand...
Página 399 - ... were to some extent conflicting, and monetary policy alone could not be expected to cope with both problems. Continuation of an effective wage-price program and a firmer policy of fiscal restraint were urgently needed.

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