Best Stimulus Package May Be Food Stamps

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Best Stimulus Package May Be Food Stamps

By Evan Soltas    Bloomberg May 6, 2013

Modern fiscal policy doesn’t work the way it did in the days of John Maynard Keynes and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. When Roosevelt increased federal spending from 1941 to 1945, the money went almost exclusively to direct purchases of goods and services. Today, fiscal stimulus happens mainly through taxes and transfers.   More at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-06/best-stimulus-package-may-be-food-stamps.html