Out on a Limb: Assessing the Fiscal Sustainability and Effectiveness of the 2009 Federal Budget
The 2009 federal budget proposed a $40 billion economic stimulus package spanning two years and projecting a return to balanced budgets within five. The projected quick recovery of federal finances relies primarily on aggressive assumptions about future interest rates, growth of program expenditures and effectiveness of the economic stimulus plan.
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