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 The impact and effectiveness of capital investments in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: an assessment using Keynes economic theory.


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Type of Resource: text

Genre: Electronic Thesis or Dissertation

Issuance: single unit

Date Created: Summer 2014

Date Issued: 2014

Publisher: Florida Atlantic University

Physical Form: Online Resource

Extent: 150 p.

Language(s): English

Summary: The purpose of this study is to find out the effect of government spending on capitalinvestments in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 on GDPand employment growth. This research utilized US quarterly data from 2003 QI to 2013QII. In the first part the research used variables from the Keynes economic model andutilized two-stage least square analysis to assess the effect of government spending onGDP. The results from the regression analysis indicate that an increase of one dollar ingovernment spending increases GDP by 1.569 dollars. The researcher found that thegeneral government spending multiplier was 1.9. The coefficient for governmentspending in the Recovery Act was 0.383, implying that for every one dollar ingovernment spending, Recovery Act spending on capital investments contributed 0.383dollars.

Identifier: FA00004183 (IID)

Note(s): Includes bibliography.Dissertation (Ph.D.)--Florida Atlantic University, 2014.

Subject(s): Business cycles -- United States -- History -- 21st centuryInvestment analysisKeynes, John Maynard -- 1883-1946Keynesian economics -- Mathematical modelsSolow growth modelSolow, Robert M.United States -- American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Held by: Florida Atlantic University Digital Library

Sublocation: Boca Raton, Fla.

Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FA00004183

Restrictions on Access: All rights reserved by the source institution

Owner Institution: FAU



Autor: Byaruhanga, Vincent, author Thai, Khi Dr., Thesis advisor College for Design and Social Inquiry, Degree grantor

Fuente: http://fau.digital.flvc.org/islandora/object/fau%3A13653



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