TITLE

Hurry Up and Waste

AUTHOR(S)
Chait, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
New Republic;3/4/2009, Vol. 240 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses U.S. President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan and suggests that he could have spent more on the program. The article details the program's spending, how it is based on Keynesian economic theory, and how government spending on projects can create jobs and stimulate the economy. The author points out the downsides to this program which are that the spending must be done quickly, Obama is arguing the merits of each project, and it invites criticism from U.S. Republics.
ACCESSION #
36532996

 

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