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Can Government Spending Stimulate the Economy

Can Government Spending Stimulate the Economy

Thursday, December 17, 2009 19:58

During the passage of the most recent stimulus bill there was much debate over if the government spending even has the possibility of being effective.  This debate continues today, largely along partisan lines, so I was curious if there is any empirical evidence to support the ...

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Winners and Losers in the Stimulus

Sunday, March 15, 2009 9:53

Below taken from CNN (http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/02/13/stimulus.winners.losers/index.html) Winners High-speed and inner-city rail: Went from $300 million in House bill to $2.25 billion in Senate to $8 billion in final version. There also is a $6.9 billion provision for public transit. Amtrak: Picked up $500 million from both ...

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