September 15, 2009 8:41AM

New Video Reviews Evidence against Big Government

The burden of government spending has skyrocketed during the Bush‐​Obama years. Many politicians claim that all this new spending represents necessary “investments” to boost economic growth. But as this new video explains, both cross‐​country comparisons and empirical analysis suggest government is far too big — not only in Europe, but also in America.

This is the second of a two‐​part series. The first installment, which focuses on eight theoretical reasons why excessive government undermines growth, can be viewed here.