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Blog Post | Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative

Why Isn’t Cheap Debt Supporting More Infrastructure Investment?

October 30, 2014, Patrick Sabol and Robert Puentes

The case for investing in American infrastructure is clear. It has one of the highest returns on investment the government can make, it employs about 11 percent of all workers and is a critical underpinning of a productive economy. Plus, key assets from bridges to water to schools are in dire need of reinvestment.

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