Gary Burtless

Brookings Institution

Guest

Senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution, and co-author of Growth with Equity: Economic Policymaking for the Next Century and Can America Afford to Grow Old?

Gary Burtless on KCRW

US unemployment is back up to 9.1 percent and 45 percent of the jobless have been out of work for more than six months, 30 percent for more than a year.

Have People in Power Turned Their Back on Job Creation?

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Economic Stimulus: The Promise and the Reality

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During the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt put four million people to work in four months.

What Has 800 Billion in Stimulus Spending Bought?

During the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt put four million people to work in four months.

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