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What Are Earmarks?

Earmarks, Definition and Importance in Economics

The act of setting something aside funds for some projects or for any projects that will come in the future. For example, funds may be earmarked to pay for debt or the salary of the civil servant in case of a country.  It’s commonly used to money that have been set aside in order to...

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US Taxpayer’s Concerns about Earmarks

Earmarking is about spending on a project locally. It is termed as “bringing home the bacon” as legislators continue to work on projects that will benefit their voters back home. If this is the case, then why should the US taxpayers be concerned about earmarks ?

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Earmark – Another Threat to US Citizens Well Being

Earmark is simply the allocation of fund by those in the congress. In a 2012 Forbes article, the author cited how the congress continues to practice...

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