America's creaky job machine may be tough to restart

Samuelson, Robert J.
October 2009
Fort Worth Business Press;10/26/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p30
The author reflects on how the U.S. government can address its unemployment problem. He notes the suggestion of Keynesian economists that only increased government spending and tax cuts will boost job growth. He asserts that there is no best solution as of the moment because situations vary depending on economic circumstances. He mentions that the stimulus package implemented by the U.S. President Barack Obama administration has somehow saved jobs but there is no assurance that releasing another package could produce the same positive result.


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