CBPP Statement: Robert Greenstein in Response to Administration Comments on Economic Stimulus
Publication Date: January 2008
Author(s): Robert Greenstein
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Economic projections; Fiscal future; Recession; Federal budget
In outlining its principles for economic stimulus today, the Administration helpfully called for measures that would be temporary and would take effect right away. At the same time, however, the Administration also included several principles that would
substantially reduce the effectiveness of a stimulus package.