pump priming

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Injection of (relatively small) sums of money by a government into a depressed economy through commissioning of public works. Its objective is to increase purchasing power of people that will stimulate demand which in turn will boost private sector investment ... and so more and more money will be pumped into the economy.

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The Government chooses to do Pump Priming to keep the flow of money in the community... to help serve people and keep things flowing smoothy so that small amounts of money get spread through small acts in the community.
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The pump priming was a useful economic tool to catalyze the economy and generate incentive to spend the precious dollars.
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After extensive discussion and economic analysis, the panel convened with a resolution to use the technique of pump priming to accelerate what the analysts assured them was almost sure to be a return to profitability in the depressed area.
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