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FRONTLINE | The FRONTLINE Interview: Christina Romer | PBS

Duration: 01:00:03
Program: Frontline #3011
Broadcast Date: Apr. 24, 2012

Shortly before Obama became president, Romer, his incoming chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, projected that the $787 billion stimulus package would curb unemployment at 8 percent. (It has remained above 8 percent since February 2009.) In this interview, she laments that she and other top advisers underestimated the extent of economic damage caused by the crisis.

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Post Date: April 24, 2012