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Author Grabell, Michael.

Title Money well spent? [electronic resource] : the truth behind the trillion-dollar stimulus, the biggest economic recovery plan in history / Michael Grabell.

Imprint New York : PublicAffairs, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 391 p. : ill., port.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-371, 373) and index.
Contents 1: Recession -- File your unemployment electronically -- The ditch -- Let's make a deal -- Follow the money -- No, thank you -- 2: Recovery? -- Shovel-ready -- Recovery inaction -- One man's waste -- Cash for clunkers -- Jobs, jobs, jobs -- 3: Reinvestment -- The green economy -- "The carrot that feels like a stick" -- The shellacking -- Connected country -- Sputnik moment? -- Magic bullets?.
Summary Traces the evolution of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 while offering insight into its fiercely partisan supporters and detractors, explaining how the money was spent and what will be the most likely outcome.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Job creation -- United States.
Economic development projects -- United States.
Economic stabilization -- United States.
Federal aid -- United States.
Recessions -- United States.
United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Money well spent
ISBN 9781610390095 (hbk.)
1610390091 (hbk.)
9781610390101 (e-book)

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