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A glimpse of the future Social and economic trends for local government in the 's By S Radley, London (United Kingdom) Henley Centre for Forecasting and Luton (United Kingdom) Local Government Management Board.

The s saw the best economic performance in the United States in three decades. Strong economic growth and falling unemployment were accompanied by low inflation and rising budget surpluses. Although personal bankruptcies climbed, the personal saving rate fell, and the trade deficit expanded, overall, U.S.

economic performance during the s was book is a unique attempt. The s were an extraordinary, contradictory, fascinating period of economic development, one evoking numerous historical parallels. Social and economic trends for local government in the 1990s book But the s are far from being well understood and their meaning for the future remains open to debate.

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Americans built bigger and more elaborate homes and drove more expensive automobiles, then worked longer hours to pay for them. Americans spent more, borrowed more, and went more deeply into debt. They drank more coffee, smoked more cigars, and turned gambling into a.

After peaking at $, million inthe federal budget steadily shrank as economic growth increased tax revenues. Inthe government posted its first surplus in 30 years, although a huge debt—mainly in the form of promised future Social Security payments to the baby boomers—remained.

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Local government and social protection: analytical and conceptual issues. The economic and financial crises of the s led to an increased interest in social protection, a trend which continued over the last ten years as a result of the global financial crisis, rising energy and food prices.

trends in state and local government fiscal conditions and highlights the changes in spending and revenues over a plus year period. Perhaps the most salient finding is that, in the aggregate, the composition of state and local government spending, by type, has changed dramatically over this time frame.

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Since then, though, the percentage of government purchases in GDP began to increase back toward 20%, first as military spending picked up and then more recently to over 20% during the recession.

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The future of Social Security. The rate of growth of government has been greater at state and local levels than at the federal level. From tostate and local governments increased their employees from million to million, while the number of federal employees rose only from million to 3 million.Social economic trends can be generally defined as courses or directions of a complex of factors such as income, employment status, demographic shifts, years of education, etc.

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