January 11, 2012

Creating a Shovel-Ready Economy: Lessons from the Recovery Act

Garett Jones

Senior Research Fellow

In this presentation, Mercatus Senior Scholar Garett Jones provides a useful framework for promoting economic growth. Professor Jones's presentation examines the state of the economy today, why short-term policies do not necessarily provide the biggest bang for the buck, and what Congress can do to get the economy going both in the short-term and long-term.

View Professor Jones's PowerPoint slides