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Infrastructure Investment and Economic Growth: Surveying New Post-Crisis Evidence

Does an increase in government spending create or destroy private sector jobs? Or more particularly, does additional spending on infrastructure—fixing existing roads and bridges, or…

U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013: The Companies Betting on America’s Future

For too long, U.S. policymakers have focused narrowly on boosting consumers’ buying power, assuming that the productive end of the economy will take care of itself. Yet the…

Can the Internet of Everything bring back the High-Growth Economy?

The United States and the other major advanced economies are currently stuck in a seemingly endless twilight of slow growth. The numbers are ugly: The…

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National Journal: An Old Idea, Tolling Federal Highways

Fawn Johnson, writing for National Journal, quoted former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell on the need for further investment in national infrastructure.  Johnson was the moderator for PPI’s Investing…

PPI Economic Experts Weigh In On ‘Net Neutrality’ Court Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Progressive Policy Institute senior fellows Hal J. Singer and Ev Ehrlich today released the following statements after a U.S. Court of Appeals…

Washington Weighs in On Auction Move

Hal Singer, PPI senior fellow, was quoted by John Eggerton of Broadcasting & Cable on the frequency spectrum auction timetable. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler made…

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Where Government is Working

With the federal government in gridlock, cities step into the breach. Welcome to New Orleans, city of the future. Wait, New Orleans? The decadent old…

Obama Goes Big on Infrastructure

President Obama’s new budget proposes a bold, $300-billion push to modernize the nation’s aging and inadequate transportation systems over the next four years. Here at…

Keep Nuclear Energy On The Table

On Tuesday, President Obama’s State of the Union address touched briefly on the all-of-the-above energy strategy that his administration has made a priority for the…

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