TITLE

Government behind the Wheel More a Matter of Politics Than of Economics

AUTHOR(S)
COUCH, JIM F.; BURTON, PHILIP A.; MALONE, KEITH D.; BLACK, DAVID L.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Independent Review;Spring2011, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p577
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An article is presented that reports on government control of business and manufacturing in the U.S. in 2011. The article describes the automotive industry related to labor costs, product quality, and resale value, as well as the rising costs of fuel. The article also discusses government bailouts for the industry in the 2009 financial crisis by President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, and the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). Information is provided on automakers including Chrysler and General Motors (GM) as well.
ACCESSION #
59573543

 

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