TITLE

LONG ROAD AHEAD?

AUTHOR(S)
Slone, Sean
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
State News (Council of State Governments);May2009, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the impact of the infrastructure projects in the U.S. on its economy. State government officials like Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell are hoping for infrastructure projects under U.S. President Barack Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Renee Sinclair of the Congressional and Public Affairs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said that infrastructure projects would create jobs. Mark Zandi of Economy.com explained that a $1 increase in infrastructure spending is equal to a $1.59 increase in real gross domestic product.
ACCESSION #
40099056

 

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