Economic stimulus that actually stimulates

Not all economic stimulus packages are created equal.  The graph below shows which options are most likely to pump up the economy.  Not surprisingly, measures that provide help to those most in need have the most impact, as do infrastructure projects that result in a tangible benefit while injecting cash into the economy and creating jobs.  Notice which measures actually cost more than they yield in economic benefit.

[Via Ezra Klein]


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