Understanding Stimulus Data

Number 3332
Subject Economics
Source Jennifer LaFleur
Affiliation ProPublica
Year 2010
Summary LaFleur discusses the use of stimulus data, and how it impacts "nearly every beat" such as housing, transportation, community programs, unemployment and technology. She outlines how to get started with the data, and useful federal sites to reference in your coverage. She explains how to sort through the data and see the role it is playing locally.
Tags stimulus; recovery; economics; bridges; dams; infrastructure; community programs;
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Panelists Jennifer LaFleur, Sarah Cohen, Jaimi Dowdell