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- adj. Having a stimulating effect.
- n. That which stimulates; a stimulant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the quality of stimulating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the quality of stimulating; tending to stimulate.
- n. That which stimulates; that which rouses into more vigorous action; a stimulant or incentive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Compounding the long-term stimulative effect of higher confidence, the detailed nature of our tax system induces people, particularly at higher tax brackets, to do the kind of business-related spending that is most immediately stimulative.
According to the CBO it should be short term stimulative, but in the longer term will slow down the economy.
Or did you go through here and see these things as long-term stimulative?
Now I will let any one of you all jump in here and answer this one, but how is something like that long-term stimulative?
Why did the president decide to spend so much money on one particular thing that does not have any short-term stimulative effects (OFF-MIKE)?
Prakken's firm estimates that the near-term stimulative provisions of the Obama program - infrastructure spending, the temporary payroll tax cuts and extended unemployment coverage - would create 1.3 million jobs in the first year and raise gross domestic product growth by 1.25 percentage points.
And if there's even a short-term stimulative gain from such benefits, it would likely help take some of the pain out of the current jobs crisis, which is fast becoming a crisis of long-term unemployment.
These short-term stimulative things ... pump up some money in the quarter where they occur. ...
These short-term stimulative things like rebates don't work.
If the lesson other countries draw from Japan's experience, he said, is that "short-term stimulative policy measures" are the only cure, then "they will face a risk of writing the wrong policy prescription."
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