TITLE

Economic Stimulus Package: An Overview

AUTHOR(S)
English, Marlanda
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Points of View: Economic Stimulus Package;3/1/2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of the U.S. economic stimulus package of 2009. Legislation passed by the U.S. government in response to the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 is described. Vocabulary such as "Economic Stimulus Act of 2008," "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)," and "Fiscal Policy" are defined. A history of economic stimulus in the U.S. is presented, focusing on the package passed by the administration of U.S. president Barack Obama.
ACCESSION #
43282372

 

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