Skip to main content

Automatic Stabilizers

Go Search
Home
About
New Atlas
Atlas, A-Z
Atlas Maps
MPP/MPA Programs
Subjects
Core Topics
Illustrative Courses
Topic Encyclopedia
Concept Dictionary
Competencies
Career Tips
IGOs
Best Practices Project


 
PPGPortal > Home > Concept Dictionary > A > Automatic Stabilizers
 
Automatic Stabilizers

Changes in fiscal policy that stimulate aggregate demand when the economy goes into a recession which occur without policymakers having to take any deliberate action.

(Mankiw, N. Gregory, Ronald Kneebone, Kenneth J. McKenzie and Nicholas Rowe. 2008. Principles of Macroeconomics, 4th Canadian ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.)

 

     

Important Notices
© University of Toronto 2008
School of Public Policy and Governance