Catholic economists take issue with federal stimulus package

O'Brien, Joseph
March 2009
Our Sunday Visitor;3/8/2009, Vol. 97 Issue 45, p4
The article focuses on the concerns raised by Catholic economists on the U.S. economic stimulus package. INSET: Always purely selfish?.


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