Publication Date: April 2009
Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Rudolph G. Penner
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Economy,Federal Budgets & Fiscal Policy; Fiscal future
Institute Fellow Rudy Penner questions the costs and after-effects of heavy economic stimulus. There is a path out of our misery, he says, but it is surrounded by big and little mines, some of which have been planted by public policy.