The effects of the 2009 economic stimulus

CNN has a decent summary of the effects of the 2009 economic stimulus bill. The good: it’s likely that the stimulus bill created somewhere around 4 million jobs. The bad: about 9 million jobs were lost from the economic recession. The bottom line: the stimulus didn’t “fix” the economy, but it’s likely that it kept it from being much, much worse.

http://money.cnn.com/2011/09/08/news/economy/stimulus_jobs_record/index.htm

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