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Economic Slowdown [electronic resource] : Issues and Policies.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
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Government document
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1 online resource (36 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Fiscal policy.
Budget deficits.
Business cycles.
Summary:
Examines current state of economy and need for fiscal stimulus; and reviews P.L. 110-185, the Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act of 2008, to stimulate economy through increase in budget deficit. Covers key provisions, including tax rebates, business tax incentives, changes to conforming loan limits for mortgages, extended unemployment benefits; outlines a second stimulus package; and compares macroeconomic effects of both proposals. Covers interventions for financial firms and markets, including case-by-case interventions and broad based intervention.
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Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Economic Slowdown
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Restricted for use by site license.