Example sentences for: deficits

How can you use “deficits” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • They lowered marginal rates from ludicrously high levels to more reasonable ones, and they spurred the economic expansion of the '80s (as well as the deficits of the '80s).

  • In fact, one might well expect that emerging economies would typically run trade (or at least current account) deficits . After all, such countries will presumably attract inflows of foreign investment, allowing them to invest more than they save--which is to say, spend more than they earn.

  • Compared to the deficits of recent decades, today's surplus represents a historic turnaround, and current projections show surpluses continuing over the 10year budget window, as figure 13 illustrates.

  • However, the federal government ran large deficits through much of the 1980s and early 1990s, which reduced the overall level of national saving in the economy.

  • Although policymakers would likely act to reduce the budget deficits and to promote higher national saving before facing the economic doomsday implied under the Save the Social Security Surpluses simulation, this scenario serves as a reminder to be cautious in committing surpluses to large permanent tax cuts and spending increases.


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