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Distribution of answers submitted by Republicans.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 10, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Professor Roger E.A. Farmer is the author of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0195397916/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0195397916&linkCode=as2&tag=isidewcom-20">How the Economy Works: Confidence, Crashes and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies</a> and the visiting 2013 Senior Houblon Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. He is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA and served as Department Chair from July 2008 through December 2012. He is a co-winner of the 2013 Maurice Allais Prize in Economic Science for his work on the inefficiency of financial markets; and in 2000, he received the University of Helsinki Medal in recognition of his work on self-fulfilling prophecies. He has served as a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Reserve Bank of Australia, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England and is a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Follow him at <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/farmerrf">@farmerrf</a>
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A mesh of the two would be ideal, create "must have" jobs with a partial stimulus to keep spending within control and allow the fund to repopulate before adding more stimulus incentives at a later date. 3 years ago from a Republican in Sugar Land, TX
Yes. Provide a tax incentive for employers who hire the long-term unemployed. 3 years ago from a Republican in Kingston, OH
Absolutely NOT!!! Federal government spending is already out of control and will not help reduce the unemployment rate. 3 years ago from a Republican in Columbus, OH
No. Business' that are protected by The American Government, should have to hire higher percentages of Americans, and make outsourcing illegal. 3 years ago from a Republican in Forsyth, GA
Yes, but only in way that make people truly more productive. There must be an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education (STEM). 3 years ago from a Republican in Fairfax, VA
No, there is no statistical correlation between increased government spending and the unemployment rate. Reallocate funds to provide industries with government contracts to improve technologies (such as NASA and military R&D). 3 years ago from a Republican in Pensacola, FL
No, but they need to get out of the way of free enterprise. 3 years ago from a Republican in Conroe, TX
Federal government should provide a three to five year tax free program for new enterprises that create products that we made in the past and now import. 3 years ago from a Republican in Pittsburgh, PA
Government does not create employment that increases the economic forecast only the private sector can do this. 3 years ago from a Republican in Dayton, OH
In selected sectors where spending helps both the people and government. 3 years ago from a Republican in Chestnut Hill, MA
Only if it is creating jobs that will continue to build the economy, and become self sustaining in the future. 3 years ago from a Republican in Meridian, ID
Only for private sector jobs. 3 years ago from a Republican in Brunswick, OH
No, a stimulus will only imbalance the market further, risking jobs, the dollar and debt default in the near future. 3 years ago from a Republican in Picayune, MS
The Federal Government should do what they can to create jobs, whether giving tax breaks to companies that increase employment or by getting rid of some other problems, but we dont need to keep increasing our spending, or our children will be even more... 3 years ago from a Republican in Belmont, NC
Yes, by increasing road-building and similar projects (like the Corps in the Depression), not by handing out stimulus money. 3 years ago from a Republican in Tucson, AZ