TITLE

Did Obama Make It Worse?

AUTHOR(S)
Pethokoukis, James
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Commentary;Sep2011, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author analyzes the effectiveness of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed in to law by U.S. President Barack Obama to combat the U.S. financial crisis of 2008-2009. The article details the impact of the Recovery Act as discussed by economists John B. Taylor and Larry Summers. Topics include the question of whether the monetary amount of 800 billion dollars was too small, the lagging economic growth since the act's passage, and the merits of tax cuts.
ACCESSION #
65507998

 

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