Top 30 Economic Policy Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Economic Policy Quotes from famous people such as Timothy Noah, Marc Faber, Gavyn Davies, Eden Robinson, John Delaney, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

There is no better example of social and economic polic

There is no better example of social and economic policy discussion as an idle pastime for the rich than the World Economic Forum at Davos. These guys make the millionaire schmoozers at the Aspen Ideas Festival look like short-order cooks.
Timothy Noah
The media has brainwashed the electorate to expect the government to do something. The best economic policy of any government is to do nothing but reduce the size of the government, reduce the size of the laws, and reduce the size of regulations.
Marc Faber
Over the last decade, economists seemed to share a broad consensus about economic policy, with the old splits between monetarists and Keynesians apparently being settled by events. But the Great Recession of the last two years has changed everything.
Gavyn Davies
The First Nations Financial Transparency Act insulted the integrity of the very people in our communities who guide our economic policy and act as our mediators with provincial and federal governments.
Eden Robinson
If you approach economic policy with the spirit of compromise, you can actually get good support.
John Delaney
With a post Brexit economic policy that sets our economy and country on the right track, with new freedoms, the U.K. will exercise greater fiscal flexibility and regulatory reform to transform our country into a dynamic engine of prosperity, job creation and growth.
Priti Patel
It was almost forbidden in the Soviet Union to study the New Economic Policy.
Anatoly Chubais
Ensuring fairness in the American workplace should be a cornerstone of our economic policy.
Tim Scott
We need to have a clear moral vision for both our foreign policy, and economic policy and policy on racial justice.
Ro Khanna
Economic policy and foreign policy in Europe have been too liberal. We have failed when it comes to maintaining the social contract, which is the very foundation of the social-democratic social model.
Mette Frederiksen
In a normal time, I don’t think economic policy makes a large difference one way or another. But in times of crisis it makes all the difference in the world.
Mark Zandi
I’ve said all along: I’ll support the nominee, because we can’t afford another term of the Obama-Clinton foreign policy or, for that matter, economic policy at home.
Tom Cotton
You have to take away some of tax breaks for the wealthy, and you have to cut back on some entitlements. Because, unless we do all of these things, it just doesn’t work. And what’s good theater and what’s good politics isn’t necessarily good economic policy.
Michael Bloomberg
We have to be aware that fossil fuel energy sources have an expiry date. A timeframe of 30, 40 or 50 years can seem a long time to get rewards for economic policy, but it’s only a short time for implementing a new energy policy.
Carlo Rubbia
I am not a politician but I have dedicated the biggest part of my professional life to economic policy both in Greece and Europe.
Lucas Papademos
On economic policy, my support of smaller government, lower taxes and economic reform is consistent with the mainstream of the Republican Party in the United States and with many Democrats as well.
John Howard
We have to change economic policy: create confidence, foster investment, cut the public deficit, restructure taxation and reform the labor laws.
Mariano Rajoy
In many spheres of human endeavor, from science to business to education to economic policy, good decisions depend on good measurement.
Ben Bernanke
Thatcherite economic policy was most acutely felt in the coal industry, where tens of thousands of jobs were lost as pits were shut down.
John Burnside
Germany is the biggest economy of Europe and we need Germany on board for the economic reforms of Europe, including, of course, the deepening of the internal market, resisting protectionism, and supporting further economic policy coordination.
Jose Manuel Barroso
Good economic policy requires not so much the bravado to implement drastic change as the strength and wisdom to make reasonable trade-offs over the many years it takes to transform a country’s standard of living.
Peter Blair Henry
The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity.
Mitch Daniels
When there’s downward pressure on growth, one choice is to adjust economic policy, increase deficits, relax monetary policy. That might have a short-term benefit, but may not be beneficial for the future.
Li Keqiang
Good environmental policy is good economic policy.
Bernie Sanders
Our party’s economic policy will be people-oriented. But our government will neither give doles to the poor and unemployed, nor distribute saris. We will give permanent employment.
Economic policy that adheres to the tenets of orthodoxy while failing to deliver for large sections of society is doomed to fail.
Arancha Gonzalez
Obviously, the domestic need is to shape an economic policy that assures long-term healthy economic growth and a reassertion of American competitiveness in international competition.
Walter F. Mondale
The problem is that once we focus on economic policy, much that is not science comes into play. Politics becomes involved, and political posturing is amply rewarded by public attention.
Robert J. Shiller
It’s true that if you advise politicians on economic policy in the U.S. today, you spend your time in a cross between inquiry and combat. You are always on the periphery of harsh partisan warfare that has nothing to do with substance.
Robert Shapiro
One of the main priorities of Russia’s economic policy is to create conditions and form our own financial resources for economic modernisation.
Elvira Nabiullina