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April 29, 2009

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others

by Brad Warbiany

One of these things doesn’t belong:

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Graph c/o Ezra Klein

I’d say government would be considered “countercyclical”, but unfortunately it doesn’t shrink when the economy is growing.


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