Emory University economic experts have weighed in on the stimulus package and have a few problems with it.

"Just as a predecessor initiative—the $700 billion Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) pumped money into banks by letting the U.S. Treasury buy equity stakes in financial institutions—appears to have done little to aid the larger economy," say Emory University faculty and other experts, "the latest taxpayer-funded program may stall out if it doesn’t pump more cash into businesses that can create jobs.