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Fri, Sep 4, 2009 -- 9:00 AM

Evaluating the Stimulus Package


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This week Vice President Joe Biden touted the economic stimulus package, saying that the $787 billion stimulus has created or saved 150,000 jobs in its first 200 days. But there's disagreement as to whether the package deserves credit for what may be the start of an economic rebound.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Brad Delong, professor of economics at UC Berkeley
  • John B. Taylor, professor of economics at Stanford University, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of "Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged, and Worsened the Financial Crisis"
  • Michael Grabell, reporter for ProPublica

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