Alan Greenspan Quotes


144 Alan Greenspan quotes:



"Until market forces, assisted by a vigilant Federal Reserve, affect the necessary alignment of aggregate demand with the growth of potential aggregate supply, the full benefits of innovative productivity acceleration are at risk of being undermined by financial and economic instability,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"could certainly meet the fundamental criteria of being simple, fair, and pro-growth."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"there are mechanisms in place that should help to slow the growth of spending to a pace more consistent with that of potential output growth."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"...most of the gains in the level and the growth rate of productivity in the United States since 1995 appear to be structural, largely driven by advances in technology and its application -- irreversible in the sense that knowledge once gained is almost never lost,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"The level of equity prices would appear to envision substantially greater growth of profits than has been experienced of late,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"The rapid growth and increasing importance of derivative instruments in the risk profile of many large banks has been a particular concern,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"a process that has undoubtedly improved national productivity growth and standards of living."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"There is a palpable unease that businesses and jobs are being drained from the United States, with potentially adverse long-run implications for unemployment and the standard of living of the average American,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Jobs Quotes
"The fact of the matter is, we do not have an unlimited amount of labor, ... the wealth effect cannot persist indefinitely."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"At some point, labor market conditions can become so tight that the rise in nominal wages will start increasingly outpacing the gains in labor productivity, and prices inevitably will then eventually begin to accelerate,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Despite the tightest labor markets in a generation, more workers report in a prominent survey that they are fearful of losing their jobs than similar surveys found in 1991 at the bottom of the last recession, ... The marked move of capital from failing to technologies to those at the cutting edge has quickened the pace at which job skills become obsolete."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Although layoffs seem to be diminishing, surveys indicate that households continue to be worried about the condition of labor markets,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"The changes in the budget outlook over the past several years are truly remarkable, ... We need to resist those policies that could readily resurrect the deficits of the past and the fiscal imbalances that followed in their wake."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Past Quotes
"Further development of China's trading relationships with the United States and other industrial countries will work to strengthen the rule of law within China and to firm its commitment to economic reform,"
"The physical assets of such a firm comprise a small proportion of its asset base, ... Trust and reputation can vanish overnight. A factory cannot."
"While (Japan) has made some important efforts, it has yet to make significant progress in diversifying the financial system,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"I am concerned about the recent evident weakening of support for free trade, ... Should we endeavor to freeze competitive progress in place, we will almost certainly slow economic growth overall."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"Such an increase in market value is too often viewed by market participants as structural and permanent, ... To some extent, those higher values may be reflecting the increased flexibility and resilience of our economy."
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Value Quotes
"As I have said previously to this committee, because of the nature of the type of acceleration in productivity and dynamic change that is occurring in the American economy, my first priority would be to allow as much of the surplus to flow through into a reduction in debt to the public,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"We're going to be running into very severe pressures in later years, and the better we are prepared in moving into that period, the more likely it is that we will address it in a rational, sensible rational way,"
Author: Greenspan Quotes Category: Running Quotes



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