Government Spending and Employment in Recoveries

April 2013
Economic Trends (07482922);Apr2013, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the important role played by federal spending and employment on the economic recovery in the U.S. It explores the intricate relationship of federal spending and employment to gross domestic product (GDP) growth, and provides analysis of their respective trend in the country between 2000 and 2010. However, it notes that despite the country's four years into recover, government spending and employment have not returned to their typical levels.


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