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Do governments even need to balance the budget?

1 April 2019

The Australian government has for years heralded a return to budget surplus (forecast for 2020 and our first in over a decade) as a major economic priority.

But just how important is it that a government balances the budget, and why don’t countries just print more money?

Alastair MacLeod discusses on YourMoney’s Trading Day.

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