Posts Tagged ‘New Deal’

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    We Are Living Longer

    Mar 20, 11 • 97 Views • Gender gap, Government, HouseholdsNo Comments

    Using data for 2009 from death certificates in all 50 states, the national Centers for Disease Control has concluded that we are living longer. A male infant’s projected life span has risen .2 years to 75.7 while a female infant’s life expectancy...

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    Unopened Stimulus Packages

    Aug 19, 10 • 88 Views • Economic History, Economic Thinkers, GovernmentNo Comments

    Economists recently have been debating whether the $787 billion 2009 stimulus package has helped the economy. Perhaps first they should ask what has been spent. For a variety of reasons, recipients of stimulus money are not spending it. Dollars destined for...