Meaning of Fiscal Policy
In this general theory, Keynes used fiscal policy when referring to the influence of taxation on saving and government investment spending financed through loans from the public. He looked at it as a state policy which used public finance as a balancing factor in economy development. Ordinarily, by fiscal policy is meant a policy which affects the macroeconomic variables output, employment, saving, investment etc. Through the budgetary manipulations. Fiscal policy refers to the regulation of the level of government spending taxation and public debt. According to Arthur smithies, the term fiscal policy refers to a policy under which government uses its expenditure and revenue programs to produce desirable effects and avoid undesirable effects on the national income, production and employment. According to Buehler by fiscal policy is meant the luse of public finance or expenditure taxes, borrowing and financial administration to further our notional economic objective.