U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians

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In response to ongoing financial turmoil that began in the subprime mortgage-backed securities market, the federal government has intervened with private corporations on a large scale and in an ad hoc manner three times from the beginning of 2008 through September 19, 2008. These interventions have prompted questions regarding the taxpayer costs and the sources of funding. The federal government may or may not end up seeing a positive fiscal contribution from the recent interventions. The results of previous government financial interventions are summarized in this report.

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Webel, Baird; Weiss, N. Eric & Labonte, Marc October 15, 2008.

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In response to ongoing financial turmoil that began in the subprime mortgage-backed securities market, the federal government has intervened with private corporations on a large scale and in an ad hoc manner three times from the beginning of 2008 through September 19, 2008. These interventions have prompted questions regarding the taxpayer costs and the sources of funding. The federal government may or may not end up seeing a positive fiscal contribution from the recent interventions. The results of previous government financial interventions are summarized in this report.

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  • October 15, 2008

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Webel, Baird; Weiss, N. Eric & Labonte, Marc. U.S. Foreign Aid to the Palestinians, report, October 15, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs10794/: accessed February 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.