Which Parts of Stimulus Worked Best? (The Wall Street Journal)


[[{“type”:“media”,“view_mode”:“media_large”,“fid”:null,“attributes”:{“class”:“media-image alignright size-full wp-image-1615”,“typeof”:“foaf:Image”,“style”:“”,“width”:“100”,“height”:“100”,“alt”:“Wall Street Journal”}}]]Dartmouth College economics professors James Feyrer and Bruce Sacerdote published a paper with the National Bureau of Economic Research that measures how stimulative the 2009 stimulus package was. What they find is that the stimulus package did boost the economy—though not by as much as the administration assumed it would when it put the plan in place.

Read the full story, published in The Wall Street Journal’s Real Time Economics blog on 02/07/11.

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