TITLE

Counterpoint: Government Spending Will Damage the Economy

AUTHOR(S)
Tunstall, Lee
PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Canadian Points of View: Recession;2016, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an argument against stimulus spending by the Canadian government in response to the 2009 recession. It is the author's opinion that increased government spending will be inefficient and fail to address the causes of the recession. A history of the 2008-2009 global financial crisis is presented and economic cycles are discussed. The author supports allowing the economy to naturally reset itself.
ACCESSION #
44789567

 

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