Infrastructure investment promises to boost productivity

10/18/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Now is the time to make a long-term investment in the nation's economic future by spending on infrastructure, writes Chris Farrell, a contributing editor at Bloomberg Businessweek. He argues that such an investment would help the private sector and improve the public well-being. Farrell points to the building of the Erie Canal in 1817, which was expensive but eventually reduced the cost of shipping and boosted economic activity.

View Full Article in:

Bloomberg Businessweek

Published in Brief: