I feel a bit negligent about this post. I recently stumbled across this Pew research project on TARP spending launched in October 2008 which keeps track of the TARP spending by institution.

With the role of government in financial markets rapidly expanding, The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced a new project to focus public and policymaker attention on the size and scope of all federal subsidies. Subsidyscope, an initiative of Pew’s Economic Policy Department, will aggregate information on subsidies from multiple sources into a comprehensive, searchable, open-source database, which will serve as a gateway for press, policymakers, advocates and the public. The project will be guided by a broad and bipartisan aof budget, fiscal and transparency experts. The board met in Washington today to launch the project.

Subsidyscope provides the ability to export all TARP recipients for further analysis plus a great visual java charting function.

Here are the top 25 institutions that have received funds so far in the first half of the TARP. I had to widen my spreadsheet default for column width to fit in the dollars spent.

3 Responses to “[TARP Subsidyscope] The Black and White, But All Red”

  1. Edd Gillespie says:

    Even though I am supposed to believe the free market is the most workable economic model or be branded a socialist, and you have established that trust is the critical missing element in our current economic engine, is there anywhere tbat I can track the performance of the bailoutees? I’m trying to figure out what comes next.

  2. VP says:

    Don’t worry the senators don’t really care they aren’t in any hurry to help, they have the best health care and are well payed, “Let them eat cake”

  3. Ms. Mack says:

    A lot going on; the article from the Real Deal about the foreclosures has me thinking about real estate now. The project on 9th and 39th – the Gallerie, seems to have started off slowly, probably because of the market but it looks like this one place is picking itself up and looks like it shows some recovery to the market – pretty well thought out place in any sense of the word. Very attractive, check out the link and you’ll see what I mean, hopefully this is a sign the market is repairing itself finally.