Sunday, May 26, 2013

Bill McBride — States: Mo Money Mo Problems

Now some states are adding to the problem of demand leakage by saving (running surpluses).

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States: Mo Money Mo Problems
Bill McBride

1 comment:

Ralph Musgrave said...

This is an old problem. That is, looks like states may not have actually spent stimulus money over the last few years. See:

To moral is that if the Federal government (or any central government elsewhere in the World) gives money to local or regional governments with a view to implementing stimulus, then central government has got to breath down the necks of local governments to make sure the latter actually spend the money.