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Restoring Markets, Protecting Taxpayers

Posted By Conn Carroll On September 22, 2008 @ 1:33 pm In Economics | Comments Disabled

So much has happened in just the past week, but our analysts are on top of the situation. Here is what Heritage has so far on the current situations in Wall Street and Washington:


What Should Be Done About the Financial Markets?

Stuart Butler, Alison Fraser, and James Gattuso outline how conservatives should evaluate proposals to the financial crisis.

First Thoughts on the New Resolution Trust Corporation [1]
David John and J. D. Foster identify key principles any legislation creating a Resolution Trust Corporation-like entity must contain in order to meet the goal of stabilizing the market with the least danger to the taxpayer.

A Second Economic Stimulus Bill Will Fail-Just Like the First [2]
Rea Hederman, Stephen Keen, and Brian Riedl make the case that a second round of economic stimulus spending will only increase the deficit without boosting the economy.


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[1] First Thoughts on the New Resolution Trust Corporation: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Economy/HousingandFinancialMarkets/wm2069.cfm

[2] A Second Economic Stimulus Bill Will Fail-Just Like the First: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Budget/bg2186.cfm

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