Social Policy

Intergenerational Equity

Economy Needs Stimulus and Prudent Action on Entitlement Reform

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Economic Stimulus and the Budget Deficit

December 9, 2008, Isabel V. Sawhill

In these tough times, the economy needs a stimulus, regardless of the impact on the deficit, says Isabel Sawhill. But prudent action needs to be taken to address runaway entitlement spending and that agenda should reconsider our intergenerational spending priorities.

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