The Need for an Economic Stimulus Package
AbstractThis policy proposal outlines a substantial economic stimulus package needed to address the recent downturn in the U.S. economy. This stimulus package details steps to create jobs, provide economic support and lessen the effects of a weakening economy.
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fiscal stimulus; housing bubble; recession;
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