This Should Surprise No One

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on March 27, 2010


Democratic districts are getting nearly twice the amount of stimulus money that Republican districts are getting. The following passage from Veronique de Rugy deserves special emphasis:

Interestingly, my data also confirms that the stimulus funds are not allocated based on unemployment rates or even variations in unemployment rates. So basically, if the administration believes that government spending can create jobs, the allocation of the funds doesn’t show it.

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