TITLE

RECOVERY ACT: Recipient Reported Jobs Data Provide Some Insight into Use of Recovery Act Funding, but Data Quality and Reporting Issues Need Attention

AUTHOR(S)
Dodaro, Gene L.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;10/19/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study done by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to determine the extent to which the recipients of funding from federal agencies were able to report quarterly on jobs created or retained, as required under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. It reports on the findings of GAO which performed basic analyses on the final recipient report data, reviewed documents, interviewed relevant state and federal officials, and made recommendations.
ACCESSION #
45566268

 

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