The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

February 05, 2014 08:15 ET

Fraser Institute: What Effect Did Stimulus Spending Have on Government Deficits? New Study Coming Thursday, February 6

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 5, 2014) - On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the consequences of stimulus spending introduced in response to the 2008/09 recession.

The study Post-Stimulus Spending Trends in Canada looks at spending and programs created by Canada's federal and provincial governments and their effect on government budgets.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

The study will also be available for download as a free PDF at

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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