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Saturday, February 21, 2009
The Stimulus Needs the States
"When the ink is dry on the massive, $787 billion 'federal' package to stimulate and grow the economy, much of the job actually will be carried out not by the federal government alone, but through the states." David Shaffer and David J. Wright of the Rockefeller Institute examine why that is – and stress the importance of tracking how well it works.