With the assumption that the government is ineffective at influencing the economy through monetary/fiscal policy and also economic bailouts and packages, what evidence exists? [more inside]
posted by meta.mark
on Nov 9, 2008 -
Where can I read the single best arguments for government intervention to rescue the financial markets and economy, and the single best argument for zero/minimal government intervention in this current financial crisis?
(Looking for links to articles, blog posts, etc -- not opinions -- from MeFites...)
posted by chefscotticus
on Sep 30, 2008 -
EconomyFilter: So I get that Congress is debating a 700 billion bail-out measure and things are contentious between the republicans and democrats. But what I can't seem to find out is...
posted by katyjack
on Sep 26, 2008 -
What are the specific tax loopholes that Obama intends to close, and how much money does each of those 'loopholes' account for? This article by FactCheck.org indicates that the Obama campaign estimates the revenue from tax reform at $80 billion - so where did that figure come from?
posted by mattholomew
on Sep 4, 2008 -