Revisiting the Stimulus

Villere, Pierre
May 2009
Concrete Producer;May2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p28
The article assesses the possible impact of the 2009 stimulus package of U.S. President Barack Obama on the construction industry. It states that after the stimulus plan, there had been 466,000 job losses in the construction industry. Also discussed are government projects that could generate employment including the $4.7 billion project of the Department of Transportation and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Also noted is the Buy American provision which caused implementations to slow down.


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