7:34 am September 14, 2011, by AJC Opinion
Moderated by Rick Badie
We need jobs. Metro Atlanta’s jobless rate is 10.3 percent; Georgia’s is 10.1 percent. A widely debated question is whether the federal government can create or foster sustainable employment. Some say yes, government initiatives can jump-start growth. Others consider the notion pure fallacy. Here are local experts’ views.
Jeffrey Rosensweig, an associate professor of international business and finance at Emory University, believes teachers, firefighters and police officers should not be cut.
Dorsey D. Farr, a partner at French Wolf & Farr, an Atlanta-based investment advisory firm, argues that increased spending isn’t an elixir for economic troubles.
What do you think?
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