The “ideal” stimulus plan

The New York Times “Economix” blog posed the following question to 16 economists: “How would you spend a $500 billion stimulus package?” The answers came from top economists from around the nation, including nobel prize winner Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia), Tyler Cowen (George Mason), Andrew Samwick (Dartmouth), Mark Zandi (Moody’s), and Ed Glaeser (Harvard). Their responses are well worth a quick read, and can be found here.