Publication Date

7-2017

Abstract

Infrastructure investment has received renewed interest as of late, with both President Trump and some Members of Congress discussing the benefits of such spending. The condition and performance of infrastructure is thought to affect the economic well-being of countries in a number of ways. This report provides an overview of the trends surrounding infrastructure investment in the United States and examines the potential impact of additional infrastructure investments on economic output and employment.

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Suggested Citation
Stupak, J. M. (2017). Economic impact of infrastructure investment (CRS Report R44896). Washington, D.C.: Congressional Research Service.

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