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The High Cost of the Iraq War


  • Stiglitz Joseph


Joseph E. Stiglitz calculates that the full cost of the Iraq War may reach $2 trillion, much more than the $60 billion OMB Director Mich Daniels originally foresaw.

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  • Stiglitz Joseph, 2006. "The High Cost of the Iraq War," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 3(3), pages 1-3, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:evoice:v:3:y:2006:i:3:n:5

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