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What major fiscal policy actions were taken during the Great Recession (2007-2009)?

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Bush passed the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 and also the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 which established the Troubled Assets Relief Program. Obama passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in early 2009. Am I missing anything? – Amy Jan 23 '15 at 15:08
The rest of the world? – Corone Jan 24 '15 at 22:03
Is this question focused on the US? – jmbejara Jan 25 '15 at 2:04

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