Share this entry

Share this page

voodoo economics

Saltos de línea: voo¦doo eco|nom¦ics

Definición de voodoo economics en inglés:

plural sustantivo

[often treated as singular] US informal
An economic policy perceived as being unrealistic and ill-advised, in particular a policy of maintaining or increasing levels of public spending while reducing taxation: the numbers do not add up - talk about voodoo economics
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The single policy is tax cuts - voodoo economics.
  • Theoretically, this neo-liberal premise flows from Chicago-style voodoo economics.
  • There is a reason this neoliberalism is called voodoo economics.

Origen

1980s: popularized as a disparaging term by George Bush (see Bush, George) in his 1980 campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

Definición de voodoo economics en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día Noel
Pronunciación: nəʊˈɛl
noun
Christmas…