Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Robert Greenstein
Research Area: US Fiscal Future
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.