Another Wasteful Program That Just Won’t Die

by Simon Johnson, Ben Eisler | September 16, 2009

Simon Johnson, professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and co-founder of BaselineScenario.com, weighs in on the debate over whether Congress should renew the tax credit for first-time home buyers, warning that special interests may spawn yet another inefficient and costly government program that will be very hard to get rid of.

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