Government, the Private Sector, and “Make Work”

Maxine Udall, Girl Economist, (love that blog title) has an excellent short rif on the topic of "make work" projects.  Tea Partiers, Conservatives, Republicans, radio talk-show hosts and many right-leaning economists (politically right, not as in "correct") frequently attack the idea of government stimulus spending as being simply on "make work" projects.  The implication is … Continue reading Government, the Private Sector, and “Make Work”