Thursday, September 16, 2010

Economic Stimulus? Try These 7 Ideas

Barry Ritholtz at The Big Picture supplies us with food for thought by speculating on what he'd do to goose our economy. My personal fave? Number 6:

"Electrical Grid Refurbishment: This is both an economic and national security issue: The electrical grid is an unreliable mishmash of public and private ownership, vulnerable to both blackouts and cyber-attacks. It needs to be upgraded yesterday.

How to pay for it: A one cent per kilowatt hour grid tax."

Catch the entire piece at: Economic Stimulus? Try These 7 Ideas