How Infrastructure Investments Support the U.S. Economy: Employment, Productivity and Growth

UMASS Amherst Political Economy Research Institute released this 2009 study of infrastructure investment and the US economy by James Heintz, Robert Pollin, and Heidi Garrett-Peltier. Key finding: “infrastructure investment spending will create about 18,000 total jobs for every $1 billion in new investment spending, including direct, indirect, and induce jobs.”

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