Global Economy and Development

The Bernard L. Schwartz Forum on U.S. Competitiveness

Past Event

Schwartz Forum: Infrastructure Investments, Economic Growth and Jobs

December 10, 2009

On December 10, the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings hosted the fourth Bernard L. Schwartz Forum on U.S. Competitiveness to address the connection between infrastructure investments and economic growth, including the release of a paper discussing the merits and intersections of the capital budget and National Infrastructure Bank concepts. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood outlined current federal reform efforts.

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