Everyone participating in our Adopt a Stimulus Project: check out "An Ill-Timed and Ill-Targeted Stimulus" in today's New York Times. Casey B. Mulligan, a professor at the University of Chicago, argues that the public sector is not well-equipped to absorb the workers and resources abandoned by the housing bust of 2006. This article may be useful to us when we later look into who exactly was hired for stimulus-funded construction projects.
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