30 Issues: How to Grow the Economy

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: How government measures can boost the economy and move Americans towards an end of the Great Recession. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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Key Questions

  • Is austerity today necessary for growth tomorrow?
  • Which sectors are economically strong, and what can we learn from them?
  • What can the government actually do to create new jobs?

What are your key questions on this topic? Post them below and get the conversation going!


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