Speed is critical to success of stimulus plan

Hicks, Mike
January 2009
Indianapolis Business Journal;1/12/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p21
The author reflects on issues concerning the economic stimulus package in the U.S. He argues that the emphasis on infrastructure spending makes the stimulus plan different from others. He cites the problems looming with the plan including the speed with which the stimulus package can affect the economy. He believes that for a stimulus package to be effective, it has to create jobs immediately.


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