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CEP US Election Analysis
Recession and Recovery: The US Policy Debate on Taxes, Spending and Public Debt
Ethan Ilzetzki and Jonathan Pinder
October 2012
Paper No' CEPUSA001:
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Tags: recession; unemployment; public debt

The US economy is still suffering from its most severe recession in seven decades. In the first of a series of US Election Analyses, Ethan Ilzetzki covers the key issue of taxes, spending and public debt, a major point of disagreement between the two candidates, President Obama and Governor Romney.

One page summary (available in Adobe PDF)